Five Towns in Canada You Won’t Believe Exist

There are five towns in Canada you won’t believe exist. That’s right, from time to time we encounter some crazy offbeat travel stories and unusual oddities about the world. From strange city place names, to unusual landscapes and wildlife.

In this feature we present five Canadian towns that really just shouldn’t be on the travel map. Yet here they are, five unusual, weird and downright strange towns from Canada.

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The Town of Swastika in Canada

Really you would think that a town with a name like ‘Swastika’ would struggle to bring in the tourists. To say the least its controversial and even in a thousand years unlikely to be fashionable, ever! However there is a town in Canada named Swastika in Ontario that refuses to change its town name. This is despite years of pressure from the government and local officials.

Five Towns in Canada You Won't Believe Exist
Swastika in Canada. A town named Swastika in Ontario refuses to change its name despite years of pressure

Citizens from the town of Swastika continue to argue their case. They state that their namesake town name was around long before Nazis elected to use the Swastika symbol. The Swastika is a symbol of enduring evil in world history.

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The Town of Swastika in Canada