50 Canadian Towns With Quirky Names The 50 weirdest town names in Canada are as unusual (and entertaining!) as our country is wide. We did the digging to figure out how they earned their delightfully odd names.By Marissa Miller, readersdigest.ca View as list 38 of 52‹ › Mirror, Alberta. Stop the press! This town was named after The Daily Mirror, a London-based tabloid founded in 1903.