On the 12 December 1901, Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi sent the first ever radio signal across the Atlantic from Poldhu Cove, near Mullion on the Lizard, to Newfoundland, Canada, a distance of about 2,200 miles. The Lizard is also home to the Goonhilly Earth Station. On 11th January 1962 the first inter-continental picture was transmitted from here across the Atlantic by way of the satellite Telstar. Though no longer in use, the iconic satellite dishes can be seen from many parts of West Cornwall and the hope is that they will be used in the future for space travel from Newquay Airport.

You will find a Truro in Novascotia in Canada. 

The Canadian Census recognises Cornwall ethnicity. 

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