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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 18 Responses May 2, 2014

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    I live near Detroit people I betcha u guys can

    guess what city I live in it's pretty big/populated city. it's not Toronto or London tho
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 6 Responses Feb 6

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    20 things Canadians are thankful

    for that Americans just don’t understand Our holidays may share the same name, but we doubt our friends to the south will be giving thanks for these awesomely-Canadian things. Ah, another year, and so much to be grateful for. Like, for instance, free healthcare and Timbits...
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 6 Responses Feb 20

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    MissJessieGurl MissJessieGurl 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 20 Responses Mar 25

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    My parents moved from Seattle to Vancouver

    because my mom wanted to raise kids away from all the bigoted religious nuts they encountered on a daily basis. Sure, you can't avoid them completely, but America is packed with them.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 21

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    On the 25th anniversary of the Ecole

    Polytechnique Massacre I post the names of the victims as a remembrance to their lives and that of the others harmed that day. RIP Geneviève Bergeron (born 1968), civil engineering student Hélène Colgan (born 1966), mechanical engineering student Nathalie Croteau (born 1966...
    JackisMe JackisMe 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    Tragically Hip tonight.

    Not as great a show tonight as other shows.... But Gordon Downie is genius and he and his band always bring it 100%. Love or hate them, you gotta respect them. I loved every minute. :)
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Happy Canada Day!!!!!

    From the pacific to the Atlantic and everyone in between :)
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 54 Responses Apr 14

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    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    happyfatty happyfatty 46-50, F 8 Responses Jul 1, 2014

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    I have been many places around the globe.

    Every time I return home, I am so much more appreciative of how free, progressive and tolerant Canada is. I am so glad I was born here. And I am so glad I am able to appreciate it.
    ryleechristine ryleechristine 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Our nation's capital,

    mere hours away, was the scene of violence today. I was working in Michigan on 9/11, and all I could think of was getting back home to where things like this didn't happen. Sadly, as a country envied by a lot of the world, we have joined the ranks where this occurs. Fear is...
    cdndave77 cdndave77 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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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....
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 50 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    IM A PROUD CANADIAN!!

    !! where's my other fellow Canadians?
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 10 Responses Aug 8, 2014

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    lolitaho lolitaho 16-17, F 17 Responses Nov 26, 2014

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    GUYS GUYS http://goo.

    gl/IVgViw GUYS I AM LAUGHING SO HARD RIGHT NOW
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 1 Response Apr 16

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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 14 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    tpc2015 tpc2015 18-21 4 Responses Mar 9

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    I am not angry the barbarians are at the gate.

    I am sad that there are barbarians and we need a gate.
    JackisMe JackisMe 41-45, M 13 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    Hello I am from Canada Ontario from the London

    to the Toronto area. Feel free to send a message.
    Kevin152 Kevin152 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 20

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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, 2014

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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 15 Responses May 27, 2014

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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 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    I'm sorry I wouldn't want to be American

    because of typical right wring Christian values
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 2

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    kaatte kaatte 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    Beautiful day of hiking/running trails.

    What a beautiful place to call home.
    Tico72 Tico72 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 24

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    I have been freezing my butt these past few

    days. I live in the basement of a place and my roommate and I downstairs hike up the heat but the others upstairs are always hot and they turn it back down so we freeze downstairs, then you go outside and you freeze some more. Makes you wanna stay in with your sweats and hot...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Born in Montreal, my parents moved to Vancouver

    when I was seven or eight. I call English my first language even though it's really French, but my French is bad, and my accent is like a child's way of speaking since I stopped really speaking French very young. It was embarrassing to speak around my extended family cuz they...
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Billypuffnstuff Billypuffnstuff 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    2se7en 2se7en 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    wow so sad about everything

    that happened today. that soldier was only 24 years old. his son will now have to grow up without a father. so sad. but like Stephen Harper said, this will not make us fear, this will make us stronger. #canadastrong
    calgarysc calgarysc 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2014

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    Visited my doctor today,

    found out by fluke I have an infection. Thanks federal healthcare insurance!
    Labiatae Labiatae 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Anyone here from Edmonton,

    AB? Im moving back there this summer.
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Mar 24

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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 Oct 13, 2014

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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 24 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    i am from Toronto i am looking

    for spanking discipline from a (male) message me if interested
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 24

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    CANADA EH. I love snow,

    and poutine! This is my favourite country!
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 16-17, T 8 Responses Mar 26

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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...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 15 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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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 11 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    This morning I woke to find snow gently falling.

    There is no wind and no sound. There is peace in this.
    VanTraveller VanTraveller 51-55, F 9 Responses Jan 24

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    How are you managing

    since the penny was taken out of circulation? I am still not used to the rounding to the nearest 5¢ and I always feel like a winner when the change coming back to me is rounded upwards. I saved a few (hundred) pennies as keepsakes.
    Wilbury Wilbury 46-50, M 7 Responses Feb 13

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    "Oh Canada, we stand on guard

    for thee." I am Canadian, I was born here and I have lived here all my life. Canada is an amazing Country, not just in my estimation but many others worldwide and we represent a model many other Countries would like to emulate. For years Canada has been a leader in global...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 15 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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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 32 Responses Mar 24, 2009

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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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