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How will you celebrate Canada's birthday?

Updated: July 1, 2010, 12:25 PM ET
By Kaitee Daley

Every American knows a thing or two about Independence Day: Stars and Stripes, fireworks, the American Revolution, barbecues, yadda yadda. But as true World citizens, we cannot overlook July 1. No, not LeBron James' free agency -- it's Canada Day!

Sure, they have publicly funded health care and great maple syrup, but here are a few sports tidbits I bet you didn't know about our neighbors to the north:

1. Dr. James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, is from Almonte, Ontario. ...

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