Google tracks the fastest rising searches each year for a variety of countries. In Canada the #1 fastest riser was for their own census site.
Rounding out the top 10:
Second on Google's fastest-rising list for 2011 was Skyrim, shorthand for one of the biggest video games of the year, "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim." Canada Post strike, Rebecca Black, Ryan Dunn, Japan earthquake, Game of Thrones, Jack Layton, Royal wedding, and Google Plus rounded out the top 10.