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This Week the Answer Man Looks at Neighbors to the North, Canada

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1. Canada uses six primary time zones. Name all six.

2. In April 2013, the U.S. State Department issued a presidential permit for the construction of a new bridge linking Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, in Canada. What is the significance of this site?

3. What do Wiarton Willie and Punxsutawney Phil have in common?

4. Fifty percent of all the polar bears in the world live in this area of Canada. Name the province.

5. Two U.S. states do not participate in Daylight Savings Time. Name the Canadian Province that also shuns this practice.

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1. From east to west they are Newfoundland Time Zone, Atlantic Time Zone, Eastern Time, Central Time Zone, Mountain Time Zone and the Pacific Time Zone.

2.

About 30 percent of total U.S.-Canada trade, valued at more than $127 billion, crosses the Windsor-Detroit international trade corridor.

3. They are both weather-prognosticating groundhogs.

4. Nunavut.

5. Saskatchewan. The clocks remain on Central Standard Time with the exception of the city of Lloydminster. Lloydminster observes Mountain Time year-round, and changes its clocks for DST.

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