Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Quebec.
No, it’s not a joke, and yes, there are exclamation marks in this proper name. Word has it the interjection is the sound one makes at the sight of the town’s lake.
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta.
A bit gory, perhaps, but it makes sense when you consider that indigenous people used to kill buffalo here by driving them off the site’s 11-metre cliff.
Flin Flon, Manitoba.
Evocative of our favourite summer sandal, the mining city of Flin Flon refers to a science fiction literary character.