You oughta know.
The world would have to look for a new greatest achievement in taxidermy.
(Currently: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
If Canada hadn’t legalized same-sex marriage over a decade ago, leading to American same-sex couples getting married in Canada and returning to challenge several state governments in court for recognition, America likely wouldn’t have same-sex marriage today.
What would Dudley Do?
I wouldn’t have had my one time traveling attempt to assassinate Hitler thwarted by Prime Minister Mackenzie King.
The “Five Eyes” alliance between the intelligence agencies of the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK, would be known as “Four Eyes.”
Do you have more info on this marvelous distinction?
If it wasn’t for Canada, we wouldn’t have one of our finest science fiction captains:
Nope. It made the rounds about a decade ago.
If it wasn’t for Canada there would have been way fewer stoner metal-heads Randroids in my High School.
(Also there would have been way fewer cars blaring out Toronto’s airport code in morse code in the parking lot.)
The Great Seal of the United States wouldn’t have any North American competition for being the coolest:
If it wasn’t for Canada we’d have to call those evil geese something else.
What would bald eagles eat?
If it wasn’t for Canada, we would’ve had Captain Pike all along.
If it wasn’t for Canada, we wouldn’t have the Charlie Brown tv-specials.
Dolley Madison is fondly remembered for saving the portrait of Washington and (re)decorating the rebuilt Whitehouse after the invading hordes of wild, toque-clad Canuckistanis burnt it to the ground (and poured milk-bags over the smoking soil).
If not for her popularity, we would not have had Dolly Madison snack cakes, who were the first sponsor of the Charlie Brown tv specials.