Our Lunchtime Trivia Question of the day got a little bit into the festive season asking everyone to answer the following: In 2016 it is reported that Canadians Spent over $77 million dollars on these. What are they?
And while there were a number of possible outcomes for that question; even ones that fell under a seasonal nature the answer was to be found in nature itself.
Answer? Christmas Trees!
According to Statistics Canada the value of farm cash receipts for Christmas trees in Canada in 2016 was $77.6 million. That is across 1,872 farms that were growing Christmas trees in Canada that year.