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There are so many interesting facts about Canadians! We have tried to assemble a list of some of those facts.
Charles Tupper was the only Canadian prime minister who was a physician. In fact, he continued to practice medicine throughout his political career.
Tom Longboat was mistakenly declared dead during WWI? Private Longboat was a dispatch carrier with the 107th Pioneer Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. In a time before wide-spread radio communications, he used his running skills to deliver messages between units on the front lines in France. It was a dangerous task - he was wounded twice and was even once officially declared dead.
Alexander MacKenzie declined all offers of knighthood and was the only Canadian Prime Minister not to have received a knighthood from the monarch.