When it comes to our love of pie, Chilliwack is among the top five Canadian cities searching for pie. (Google Trends)

When it comes to our love of pie, Chilliwack is among the top five Canadian cities searching for pie. (Google Trends)

Celebrating Pi Day: Chilliwack ranks in top 5 Canadian cities searching for pie

Chilliwack is one of Canada’s biggest pie lovers, according to Google

Who doesn’t love pie?

According to Google, Chilliwack certainly does adore pie and our city is one of Canada’s biggest pie lovers ranking third out of the nation’s top 10 cities searching for pie.

Today, as mathematicians know, is Pi Day (March 14, or 3.14) and to celebrate, Google Trends recently released a list of the top cities using its platform to search for pie over the past year. Pi represents the ratio of a circumference of a circle to its diameter.

Here are the top 10 cities in Canada searching for pie:

1) Maple Ridge

2) Nanaimo

3) Chilliwack

4) Barrie

5) Sudbury

6) Victoria

7) Kitchener

8) St. Catharines

9) Guelph

10) Regina

And if you’re wondering just what type of pie British Columbian’s searched for most recently, it’s definitely not common. Between Feb. 24 and March 3, folks across the province Googled “grasshopper pie” the most.

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Here are the uniquely searched pie types by province between Feb. 24 and March 3, 2021:

British Columbia – Grasshopper Pie

Alberta – Egg Pie

Yukon – Apple Pie

Saskatchewan – Saskatoon Berry Pie

Manitoba – Billy Miner Pie

Ontario – Steak Pie

Northwest Territories – Apple Pie

Nunavut – Strawberry Apple Pie

Québec – Mini Egg Cookie Pie

New Brunswick – Butterscotch Pie

Newfoundland and Labrador – Apple Pie

Prince Edward Island – Raspberry Cream Cheese Pie

Nova Scotia – Sweet Potato Pie

Whatever pie you decide to bake, be sure to enjoy it at precisely 1:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 14 in honour of pi’s first several digits (3.14159).

When it comes to our love of pie, Chilliwack is among the top five Canadian cities searching for pie. And lately, British Columbians want to know all about grasshopper pie. (Google Trends)

When it comes to our love of pie, Chilliwack is among the top five Canadian cities searching for pie. And lately, British Columbians want to know all about grasshopper pie. (Google Trends)


 

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