Pi in the sky as Barrie ranks near the top of pie searches in Canada

Google suggests Ontarians have a hankering for steak pie

Barrie residents won’t likely be bothered if they are told they can’t have their cake and eat it too.

According to Google, pie is our thing.

Today is ‘Pi Day’ and Google is celebrating by sharing Canadian pie search trends in honour of the mathematical constant “pi”, which represents the ratio of a circumference of a circle to its diameter.

According to Google, when it comes to Canadians’ love of pie, Barrie has been ranked as the fourth highest city in the country searching for pie over the last year.

The most uniquely searched for pie in Ontario is steak pie.

Uniquely searched pie types by province 

*Between February 24 – 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

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

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