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    R.I.P. officers in Moncton.

    Hopefully there will be a quick resolution to this nightmare so the city can get back to normal.
    Wilbury Wilbury 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 5

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    Here is a test for my non Canadian friends.

    How much of the following paragraph, full of Canadianisms, do yo understand?" “I’m going to collect the loonies and toonies out of my knapsack and head to the Beer Store for a two-four. On my way back, I’ll pick us up a double-double and some Timbits, then we can have...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 24 Responses May 25

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    happyfatty happyfatty 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 1

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    I am a proud Canadian!

    any else from Canada?
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M 33 Responses Jul 2

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    From time to time I get an American coin in my

    change. I wonder, does this happen to Americans too with our coins?
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 8

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    Happy Thanksgiving to all the Canadians out

    there! Eat lots of great food and enjoy time with family :)
    lildancer09 lildancer09 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    kaatte kaatte 16-17, F 8 Responses Jul 17

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    IM A PROUD CANADIAN!!

    !! where's my other fellow Canadians?
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 11 Responses Aug 8

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    Australian Definition of a Canadian

    My niece in Australia sent me this.  I love this definition of a Canadian, and want to share it here with you:   "You probably missed it in the local news, but there was a report that someone in Pakistan had advertised in a newspaper an offer of a reward to...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 24 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Happy Canada Day!!!!!

    From the pacific to the Atlantic and everyone in between :)
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I was born and raised in Canada

    and I'm still here. I watch hockey drink coffee and wear layers to keep warm
    Gracie182 Gracie182 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I came to Canada from England

    when I was five and we (my parents and I) just got our citizenship this week! Proud to be a Canadian! :)
    Robotboy100 Robotboy100 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    TheTshirt TheTshirt 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Wishing everyone a Happy Canada Day.

    From flooded Saskatchewan
    Leeand29 Leeand29 51-55, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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    unknown1998 unknown1998 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    HAPPY CANADA DAY!!!! To all Canadians around

    the world, from right here in the capital :) Rain or shine, time to celebrate!!
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Canadian, Eh?

    When I lived overseas, I remember people asking me on a daily basis, 'where are you from?'. I always proudly answered 'Canada" to which they would ask 'So you live in an igloo and wear parkas?' SERIOUSLY??? I am always astonished at how little people from other countries know...
    wickedties wickedties 41-45, F 27 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    diirtycountryboy diirtycountryboy 31-35, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Eh?

    I am 100% canadian! Born and raised here! :D And I am very proud!
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 64 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    Well I'm from ontario

    and I like it here xD
    Jerebearfraser Jerebearfraser 18-21, M 5 Responses Aug 31

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    All others welcome to add

    or message me.
    finertings finertings 46-50, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    But I was born and raised in Hong Kong.

    I also just want to die and wake up in another body sometimes...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    TrueMiracle TrueMiracle 18-21, M 6 Responses Aug 18

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    I was born in British Columbia.

    I actually don't like hockey, neither am I that nice, but I sure do love my beer xD. I've been in Alberta and Ontario.
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Some of you have messaged me asking

    where I'm from -- I'm Canadian, from Montreal actually. No, I'm not French, I'm as English as I can be living here. I do speak French though. Although born here, my family is from Italy so I do hold that very close to my heart and speak Italian as well.
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 20

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    FOX Airs Program Mocking and Slandering Canadian Soldiers In Afghanistan.

      At a time when we are bringing home our fallen soldiers on the Highway of Heros - men and women who gave their lives in an American-led War on Terrorism - Fox Network aired a program which I think was called "Red Eye", in which a group of people sat around laughing and...
    NANSELTAR NANSELTAR 61-65, F 33 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    MysteriousBlu10 MysteriousBlu10 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 16

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    itsCayla itsCayla 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    My father told me his grandmother was from

    Quebec City. She had travelled to Europe during the years between the world wars, and met my great grandfather.
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F Sep 6

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    Does anyone live near Kenessaw ,

    Ga. Area I need a friend .
    sad2014 sad2014 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    100% Canadian. My parents

    and grandparents were all born here. Some of the family lineage has been in Canada for 400 years. I have never lived in another country. This is the culture I embrace. My forefathers came to Canada for a chance at a good life. They found it, and were able to have families and...
    thecellardoor thecellardoor 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 24

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    HAPPY CANADA DAY!!!!!

    🍁❤ 😄
    TallyO TallyO 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Ok....so how cool are we?

    Who's got their Canadian passport ready? 
    Pinky65 Pinky65 46-50, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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    Born and raised in Canada.

    Originally from NB and now living Calgary. Nothing beats Canadian beer :) Proud to be Canadian.
    Hulkpoop Hulkpoop 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 6

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    Our national sport is Lacrosse I speak English,

    not French I'm not a lumberjack though sometimes I might dress a bit like one I wear a toque or hat, not a beanie I love maple syrup I dislike poutine I go to Tim Hortons in the Winter for a hot chocolate, yes I sometimes buy strangers cups of hot chocolate as well. I survived...
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 16 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    rambo2828 rambo2828 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I am a single female from Canada

    and live in Windsor. I have family in both Canada and in the USA. Both family and friends means a lot to me. I love shopping in America and go often either alone or with others. I have many interests for others to comment on.
    amandahill amandahill 26-30, F 9 Responses Jun 6

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    hell yeah!!!! >:D Canada beat USA,

    Switzerland, Norway, and Finland at hockey! HAHA SUCKERS!!!!!! that's our Canada!!! *does a little happy dance* *confetti*
    Skirefly Skirefly 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Canadian Born/Raised

    I'm born Canadian, Raised in Canada,is there anyone else that's from the Prairies, it doesn't look like EP is very well represented with prairie folk, maybe once winter hits and it's -40 out. ;)
    barnes7777 barnes7777 26-30, M 10 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    jaml jaml 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 1

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    I love being Canadian,

    I don't find it offensive when people say we live in igloos, say "eh" a lot, ext, lol. I think it's hilarious:)
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 18 Responses May 27

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    I've been here since birth,

    except for a year and a half traveling in Europe and North Africa. I noticed that many Canadians express pride in the fact of their homeland. That's just a matter of geography. However, if we don't soon get rid of this semi-fascist government, I may have to find a better place...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 2 Responses Sep 22

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    BraedenPhillips BraedenPhillips 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    One more sleep,before it is finally the day we

    canucks have all been waiting for. It's why we have our propane tanks filled to the brim,and steaks marinading over night. The beer is chillin' and everyting is coming up red and white. It's time once again to salute not only our homeland,but the cherrished national symbol,the...
    diggler diggler 41-45, M 14 Responses Jun 30

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    Born and bred. My family is originally from the

    Rock, so I guess I'm a newfie, but ever since I was 2 I have lived in Ontario. I know most people are proud of their own heritage and the country they come from and of course there are so many amazing places in the world, but really I think Canada is one of the very best...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 19 Responses May 2

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    autumnsx autumnsx 18-21, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    Why I Love Canada

    It's not the Universal Health Care, it's not the Government (God no!), it's not even the hockey, beer, Tim Hortons, snow or maple syrup. I love this country because of the way the world views Canadians. I'm pretty sure you have never heard anyone say "I hate those frickin...
    Riff76 Riff76 36-40 13 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Northern Canadian Girls......

    Sweet girls come from the south....Pretty barbie girls come from California (and we love them!) But Canadian Girls have fire and ice in their blood......we can drive and survive in the snow, handle the bitter cold...we can bet the hot heat...we can be a princess, but yet throw...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 15 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    I have always loved that about muself,

    especially living in the USA. It makes me feel different and unique. But my friends at school constantly make fun of me. They mimic my accent, which I can barely even notice. And whenever im around them they make jokes like "Do I smell Maple syrup?" or "Wheres your pet...
    h20melon h20melon 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Snow?? Really?? Again?

    ? Enough already :(
    Kokopuffy Kokopuffy 51-55, F 18 Responses Apr 25

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    I'm An Alberta Girl

    Come on now...you've heard of Alberta girls, right??? Good timing, fun loving, cowboy riding, truck driving, hammer swinging....we cover it all....
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 49 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    I love Canada. Even if I live in the most

    American part of Canada, the GTA. I know this place is where I am. No other place is better than
    Ubumnyama Ubumnyama 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    RadicallyGreen RadicallyGreen 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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