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
8) St. Catharines
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.
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).