Why 50% of Canadians Live South of This Line

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  • Liz P
    Liz PTimme sedan

    Whatever.... We're still bigger If businesses would open up away from the hubs more people would spread out away from Toronto and Montreal

  • Spenceabeen
    Spenceabeen3 timmar sedan


  • gerulais
    gerulais6 timmar sedan

    It's not Ottowa, but Ottawa. You misspelled Canada's capital city.


    Thank you

  • inZane306
    inZane30621 timme sedan

    You spelled Ottawa wrong (Ottowa)

  • Mark Garrett
    Mark GarrettDag sedan

    0:58 why would anybody in Canada be embarrassed by this information

  • M D
    M DDag sedan

    Everything you said about Europe is completely false, The entirety of Russia is part of Europe, so Europe is more than double the size of canada, also Europe's population is around 861 million, way above the 700 million plus you mentioned, you have to get your facts right and stop misleading people so voraciously, I know you're from the us so you're extremely ignorant and oblivious to the information that's out there, but this has to stop

  • Adam Silver
    Adam Silver2 dagar sedan

    as a Canadian i confirm that i am canadian

  • Pierre Soorden
    Pierre Soorden2 dagar sedan

    0:34 Only 70%??? Wow

  • Pierre Soorden
    Pierre Soorden2 dagar sedan

    Over 332 million in the US?

  • The Christian Gamer
    The Christian Gamer3 dagar sedan

    Keep up the good work!

  • dubaspace
    dubaspace3 dagar sedan

    I’m guessing the answer is before I watch…. …it’s really fucking cold up there

  • FuckingYellow
    FuckingYellow4 dagar sedan

    sir that is not how you spell Ottawa.

  • Andre Nash
    Andre Nash4 dagar sedan

    Where do the other 50-percent live. West near Alaska?

  • TheRatsintheWalls


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    The areas in red at 3:00.

  • Ben Keast
    Ben Keast4 dagar sedan

    "Winssor!" XD

  • Ben Keast

    Ben Keast

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    also "Estooary"

  • ShyGuyPro
    ShyGuyPro4 dagar sedan

    People tend to underestimate how huge Toronto is. If it was an American city, it’d be the second largest in the country (5.5 million as compared to New York’s 8.4 million).

  • btothewood
    btothewood4 dagar sedan

    Spelled Ottawa wrong.

  • Robin Ibor
    Robin Ibor5 dagar sedan

    Ah but how many toyota corollas are in that part of Canada?

  • Diablo
    Diablo5 dagar sedan

    Lol. Why would it be embarrassing to Canada that more people live in Ontario, Quebec then the rest of Canada?

  • John Naylor
    John Naylor5 dagar sedan

    Ottowa lmfao, epic fail

  • The waring Kids
    The waring Kids5 dagar sedan

    as a canadian me and my pet moose and loon can prrove this is real

  • The Grey Penguin
    The Grey Penguin5 dagar sedan

    3:20 *Ottawa

  • Scott Low
    Scott Low6 dagar sedan

    It's Ottawa not Ottowa

  • Astcr
    Astcr6 dagar sedan

    He sound so angy

  • jesrel manarang
    jesrel manarang6 dagar sedan

    We the North 😂

  • ca
    ca6 dagar sedan

    Fun fact it's spelled Ottawa, eh!

  • Oyster Roast
    Oyster Roast6 dagar sedan

    seriously though...this matters why?

  • Oyster Roast

    Oyster Roast

    Dag sedan

    @TheRatsintheWalls Oh. Ok...now I get it.

  • TheRatsintheWalls


    2 dagar sedan

    Random interesting facts, especially shocking or unintuitive ones, are entertaining.

  • Webbiess Playz
    Webbiess Playz7 dagar sedan

    Another fun fact: i live above this line

  • Joseph Papsidero
    Joseph Papsidero7 dagar sedan

    Here's a fun fact..... Interstate 19 between Tucson and Mexico is the only stretch of Interstate where signpost distancing is measured in kilometers, not miles.

  • Transcendence
    Transcendence7 dagar sedan

    So most of the Canadian land is for tourism, only that tiny part is humanly significant.

  • billyboy4
    billyboy47 dagar sedan

    Nailed pronouncing Toronto, failed spelling Ottawa :(

  • TopGunAce23
    TopGunAce238 dagar sedan

    I used to travel to Toronto and other cities. But, after they passed laws to were if you have an background you can't come over is killing me softly.

  • RockChicxulub
    RockChicxulub8 dagar sedan

    At least canada still have lots of natural reserves

  • Nebulon Ranger
    Nebulon Ranger8 dagar sedan

    It's OTT*A*WA.

  • Jordan farrell
    Jordan farrell8 dagar sedan


  • Ian Murphy
    Ian Murphy9 dagar sedan

    RealLifeLore going after all of Canada saying only the southern part or Ontario can grow food. Saskatchewan, who has an agricultural sector 5 times the size: am I a joke to you?

  • Clare Knutson
    Clare Knutson9 dagar sedan

    You spelt OTTAWA wrong 💔

  • ElGatuífero_33
    ElGatuífero_339 dagar sedan

    Fun fact: most of the fun facts are not funny

  • TheRatsintheWalls


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    Fun =/= funny.

  • Alexander Welling
    Alexander Welling9 dagar sedan

    I did not know that is how you spell Ottawa 0_0

  • Lee Price
    Lee Price9 dagar sedan

    Why was the boarder kept closed Authoritarian Facist took control over our lives.

  • TheRatsintheWalls


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    Alternatively, people implemented methods of containing a contagion that have been know to work since the middle ages at least.

  • WildFlashback
    WildFlashback9 dagar sedan

    Long story short. It’s cold as fuck

  • CG Breeki
    CG Breeki9 dagar sedan

    That's quite nice... it's really nice to have a lot of untouched wilderness.

  • CG Breeki
    CG Breeki9 dagar sedan

    0:18 - Well... the 48th parallel is not the longest border. If you were considering the border of all of the US, including Alaska, then yes, it's the longest border between 2 countries.

  • Ryanhwelton
    Ryanhwelton9 dagar sedan

    I am not understanding why the presenter thought he would be embarrassing Canadians with this video. The location of cities is based on topography, past military significance, climate, and access to trade. This “small” population controls much of the world’s natural resources and business is good.

  • Money Mark
    Money Mark9 dagar sedan

    This changed my whole perspective on what it means to be "from Canada"...

  • Steve Polhill
    Steve Polhill10 dagar sedan

    You misspelled Ottawa.

  • Jun Pineda Jr.
    Jun Pineda Jr.10 dagar sedan

    Fun fact:Most CANADIANS,AMERICANS do not know this geopolitical,geographical relationship bet these 2 giant nations.

  • Awesomeman 2000
    Awesomeman 200010 dagar sedan

    I live in that area, and it's probably the least beautiful part of Canada where I live (the Chemical Valley area)

  • Lorthorn
    Lorthorn10 dagar sedan

    laughs in Yukon

  • Komment King
    Komment King10 dagar sedan

    I'm sorry but that's "few/fewer people" not "less/lesser people". Fewer is for things you can count, and less is for thing you can't. So fewer marbles, less water. Get it ?

  • Komment King
    Komment King10 dagar sedan

    Perfect - thank you ! !!

  • Mike Wazowski
    Mike Wazowski10 dagar sedan

    Oh I know exactly why. I've got just one word for you, *TORONTO*

  • Peaceful Vibes
    Peaceful Vibes10 dagar sedan

    OTTAWA not OTTOWA :)

  • Tasso Demo
    Tasso Demo10 dagar sedan

    0:44 “50% of Canadians live south of this line” *has southern Ontario filled in as well as Nova scotia* Southern Ontario: 14 million people Nova Scotia: around 1 million people 15 million people divided by 38.1 million people = 42%. That math is scary.

  • Easymoneysniper
    Easymoneysniper10 dagar sedan


  • ElfBros
    ElfBros10 dagar sedan

    I live in Chicago I’m important :)

  • Salman Ahmad
    Salman Ahmad11 dagar sedan

    1:01 dude how are you embarrassing Canada. Canada can live where they want . so basically that is not embarassing.

  • Will Sharff
    Will Sharff11 dagar sedan

    I’ve watched almost all this mans videos...

  • danny hawk
    danny hawk11 dagar sedan

    BS to the 49th parallel being the longest border between 2 countries Australia's border(mainland only) to another country is 22,293 miles long.

  • SevenThunderful
    SevenThunderful11 dagar sedan

    I live at the 47th parallel in WA state and my weather is pretty mild, a lot more mild than Toronto. I'm surprised that the western part of Canada doesn't get more attention. Southern British Columbia is not that bad.

  • Matthew C
    Matthew C11 dagar sedan

    As of September 16, the US border is actually STILL closed to CANADIANS while US citizens have now been able to enter for the past month.

  • TomGreen 99
    TomGreen 9911 dagar sedan

    Live just north of Vancouver and I'm offended.

  • 30minforasn
    30minforasn11 dagar sedan

    What is canada anyways.

  • DXP6986
    DXP698611 dagar sedan

    Because it's frigging cold

  • SomeoneCommenting
    SomeoneCommenting11 dagar sedan

    Why is it "embarrassing" that Canada has geographically a point so south, considering the damn *geographic shape of the Great Lakes* ? It's not like if Canada was the one who controlled the Ice Age glaciers to make that continental feature. And by the way, they live as down as possible because Canada is polar cold anywhere up there in winter. Even that south.

  • Olivia C
    Olivia C11 dagar sedan

    PEI feels so left out :(

  • JF Beland
    JF Beland11 dagar sedan

    as a canadian from Quebec: this place sucks ass and the people here are awful.

  • Edma Basogan
    Edma Basogan11 dagar sedan

    0:58 damn why was he so aggressive about it. Man hates Canadians 😩😂

  • Lawrence Seow
    Lawrence Seow11 dagar sedan

    I didn't realise half of all Canadians live around the Great Lakes, which makes perfect sense

  • T Abel
    T Abel11 dagar sedan

    Sometimes I forgot Canada is even up there tbh

  • Luca Piomelli
    Luca Piomelli12 dagar sedan

    You tried to embarrass us Canadians, but actually just embarrassed Americans by spelling Ottawa wrong!

  • Sam Dakrouri
    Sam Dakrouri12 dagar sedan

    As someone that’s from Edmonton I’m watching this and feeling good about how canadien I am for living so far up north 😂

  • noah pokeemon
    noah pokeemon12 dagar sedan

    I had to check comments to see if this was clickbait

  • Jyotirmoy Roy
    Jyotirmoy Roy12 dagar sedan

    OH MYYY GODDD He slips ads soooooo fckin smoothly dude

  • Dan Su
    Dan Su12 dagar sedan

    The total population of Canada = Tokyo !

  • Eric Estrada
    Eric Estrada12 dagar sedan

    So some of Mexico back in the day was further north than Canada's most southern point interesting.

  • paranoidandroid
    paranoidandroid12 dagar sedan

    Money/jobs. But as soon as they get sick, they go right back up to Canada (because our healthcare sucks and is too expensive)!

  • Roni Jr
    Roni Jr12 dagar sedan

    Fun fact more mexicans live in the u.s.a than they do in mexico.

  • Steven G
    Steven G12 dagar sedan

    7:40 The second you know he’s now building up to the paid promotion. Dude just be straight with us instead of so disingenuous. You can detect it in every video and it’s sucks. Stop treating us like children, we - do - not - like - it. Grow up and say something like “and now for the…”. At least we’ll respect you

  • American Raptor
    American Raptor12 dagar sedan

    Fun fact: If the U.S. gets into a nuclear war, Canadians get to go along for the ride.

  • Miagi Fodder
    Miagi Fodder12 dagar sedan

    All that info for an ad campaign wow

  • Nameless13o13
    Nameless13o1312 dagar sedan

    U need to do some better reserch in to canada. And not just go off internet data.

  • D 95
    D 9512 dagar sedan

    The vast majority of Canada is untouched wilderness, I wouldn't have it any other way.

  • Walter Carrizo
    Walter Carrizo12 dagar sedan

    América goles from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska. Even Greenland propulsión are americans 🤔

  • BRUH biqw
    BRUH biqw12 dagar sedan

    I live above the 49th parallel XD

  • Gustavo G
    Gustavo G12 dagar sedan

    Fun fact: 50% of Canadians are the half

  • Alex C
    Alex C13 dagar sedan

    My man really spelled Ottawa as. Ottowa 😂😂😂😂.

  • M
    M13 dagar sedan

    A+ pronunciation of “torono” the t is silent 👌🏻 lol

  • Dum
    Dum13 dagar sedan


  • Jon ‘jaixzz’ S C
    Jon ‘jaixzz’ S C13 dagar sedan

    "… lucrative trade has *flowed* along the st.Laurence…" (not "…flowed…")

  • UnDeaDCyBorg
    UnDeaDCyBorg13 dagar sedan

    I always think it's kind of beautiful, or at least curious, how Canada just has barely more inhabitants than the Tokyo metropolitan area.

  • BoredRabbit
    BoredRabbit13 dagar sedan

    "Think of how cold North Dakota is, and then realize Canada is colder than that."

  • Dan R.
    Dan R.13 dagar sedan

    You spelt Ottawa wrong

  • Jason Ross
    Jason Ross13 dagar sedan

    There's another, huge reason why so many Canadians live near the border, that I thought this guy was transitioning to. Political. The first true transcontinential railroad, the CPR, was built near the border to establish Canadian control over what would one day become the provinces of Manitoba, Saskachewan, Alberta and British Columbia, by establishing our own transcontinental railroad, connecting Halifax to Vancouver, and located near the 49th parallel to ensure we could populate our side of the border with settlers and move troops in as needed to prevent the USA from colonizing our west away from us. Back when our founding Prime Minister, Sir John A MacDonnald made this decision, Americans were starting to send spur lines up into Canada, and migrate Americans into western Canada. The completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) from Halifax to Vancouver headed off that move and established Canada's territory, as the USA was forced to stop sending settlers and abandoned any spur lines they'd been building up towards/into Canada. Back in those days, the war of 1812 was still a fairly recent memory, and the American war cry of 54-40 or fight was still a part of current events. Canadians were very much concerned about America taking away parts of our country. The best way to head that off without forcing them into a major international war, would be to simply populate the border with Canadians and economic activity. That's the real, historical reason for most Canadians to live near the Canada-USA border.

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  • Altrunchen


    11 dagar sedan

    TIL, thanks

  • Your awesome
    Your awesome14 dagar sedan

    Because most of Canada is cold and most of our land is not easily habitable. A lot of the land is icy sheets of land or big, rocky mountains covered with thick forests. Anything south of this line is good farmland and easy to build upon. No wonder our population is 1/10 of the USA

  • DersNoNem
    DersNoNem14 dagar sedan

    Seebeck & Peltier technology be utilise in the Canadian Shield area right?

  • Silas Blair
    Silas Blair14 dagar sedan

    That awkward moment when your an American living north of the majority of Canadians

  • John Wick
    John Wick14 dagar sedan

    You spelled Ottawa wrong. You spelled "Ottowa", it's actually "Ottawa"

  • vSquidr
    vSquidr15 dagar sedan

    im from ottawa and u spelt that shit wrong lmao, ottowa lmao

  • Danny Canjura
    Danny Canjura15 dagar sedan

    Long story short : cold and boring anywhere else