Bart, Milhouse, and Martin tell their parents that they going by their school to attend the National Grammar Rodeo in Canada as a cover story.
Canada was also the location of the Vancouver Winter Olympics where team Simpson-Skinner entered curling and won the gold medal. The Canadian national anthem was also sung at the end of a baseball match after a fight broke out because of the Pre-Teen Braves and the Cavalry Kids. Homer, Grampa, Apu and Ned all visited Canada to get prescription drugs from there into Springfield but they got arrested at the border when it was discovered their van was full of pills (Homer and Grampa were arrested again, namely because they crashed their plane and woke Chief Wiggum up).
Canada is the largest country in North America, but is sparsely populated. Canada has 10 provinces: Alberta, New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Newfoundland. It also has 3 territories: Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon. The French-speaking province of Quebec has tried to gain independence from Canada because of its cultural differences from the rest of the country.
Canada is a Commonwealth Realm with Queen Elizabeth II as its Queen and head of state and Justin Trudeau as Prime Minister. When Homer apologized to the Queen for wrecking her carriage, he also disdainfully compared Canada to the type of older brother who was too restrained to the extent of "not getting a single date in his life."
In the 1860s, Virgil asks Mabel to marry him to which Mabel accepted and continue to live in there for the rest of their lives. Also, Mabel divorced Hiram here even getting one of his shoes in the divorce settlement although keeps the laces.
When the Simpsons go to Niagara Falls, Lisa goes over the Falls and is mistakenly given asylum in Canada. When Marge goes to Canada to rescue Lisa, they begin to re-evaluate their love for America.
- Episode – "The PTA Disbands" (mentioned)
- Episode – "Bart on the Road" (mentioned)
- Episode – "You Only Move Twice" (mentioned)
- Episode – "Burns, Baby Burns" (mentioned)
- Episode – "The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson" (mentioned)
- Episode – "Das Bus" (mentioned)
- Episode – "Girly Edition" (mentioned)
- Episode – "Saddlesore Galactica" (mentioned)
- Episode – "The Bart Wants What It Wants"
- Episode – "Bart vs. Lisa vs. the Third Grade" (mentioned)
- Episode – "The Bart of War"
- Episode – "The Regina Monologues" (mentioned)
- Episode – "There's Something About Marrying" (mentioned)
- Episode – "The Italian Bob" (mentioned)
- Episode – "Midnight Rx"
- Episode – "Kiss Kiss Bang Bangalore" (appears in picture)
- Episode – "Boy Meets Curl"
- Episode – "The Color Yellow"
- Episode – "Havana Wild Weekend" (mentioned)
- Episode – "D'oh Canada"