1. SPAR Aerospace was formed by a management buyout of de Havilland Canada and Avro Canada. The National Research Council chose it to design and produce the CanadArm for the space shuttle.
  2. Blueskin is a self-adhering membrane applied to windows and doors, making them impermeable to air, moisture vapor and water.
  3. There are  7 Canadian major league hockey teams.
  4. Breaker breaker is used on citizens’ band as a way to attract attention or call listeners, especially for help.
  5. ‘A birch broom in the fits’ refers to someone’s untidy or messy hair, mostly in Newfoundland.