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Why we love being Canadians

Rob Ford (via Sharon Matthews Blog of Awesomeness)

Yeah, we know he's a national embarrassment and a disgrace to crack smokers everywhere. He associates with criminals and lies like a rug. But you have to admit it's hard not to be fascinated by the mayor of our country's largest city. He's our own staggering slurring and bumbling reality TV show!

If, while you are mayor of one of the biggest cities in the free world, you do crack, WHILE in an ADMITTED DRUNKEN STUPOR, and then LIE LIKE A RUG about it for almost a year...ALL THE WHILE accusing the awesome reporters who figured it all out (way to go, guys!)

Toronto to host Canada's first mass gay wedding

Sure, there are still a few holdouts, but 80% of Canadians think being gay is A-okay.

TORONTO - Inae Lee knows she won't have the support of her South Korean parents as she weds her partner in Toronto today, but she's hoping the 109 other couples tying the knot beside her will make up for her family's rejection of her relationship.

William Shatner: I Am Canadian

William Shatner helped us close out the 2010 Winter Olympics in style...and yes, HE. IS. CANADIAN!!

This man is not Canadian. And that's a good thing.

HE'S NOT OUR PROBLEM NOW. Nope, he's renounced Canada, and he's off our radar. So long, and don't let the beaver tail slap you in the ass on the way out!

Canada-born U.S. Senator Ted Cruz has given up his citizenship from his birth country, making good on a promise from last summer. Spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said the Tea Party favourite formally gave up his citizenship May 14. He received official confirmation of the action at his Houston home Tuesday.

Canadian World Domination - Home

No, I'm not even kidding. Canadian World Domination, yo!

Smooches from your Generals Claire and Jenny! The Official CWD Christmas and New Year's Message year end holiday address to Canadians all over the world. "Compliant non-Canadians should never fear the upcoming invasion," say the Generals.Read on, hosers! CWD Valentine's Spectacular and discover how to express your passions in the most Canadian manner possible.

Web Exclusive: Marg Delahunty's Greatest Hits

You only wish you had a comic genius of the stature of Marg Delahunty, Princess Warrior. She is brave and fearless and she will make you laugh until you hurt.
Greatest hits of the fearless Marg Delahunty, Princess Warrior (Mary Walsh) for 22 Minutes.

Rick Mercer - Rick Mercer.com

Ah, Rick, you've had us laughing and wincing for so many years now...you are our conscience and our funny bone, all rolled into one. And your rants are pure gold.

Why Canadian health care is better | Health | Get Healthy | Best Health

It's not "free"--we all pay for it with our taxes. But if I'm sick, I don't need to worry that I'll bankrupt my family. And no, I don't have to wait years for emergency procedures.

Rona Maynard has lived on both sides of the border. "Our healthcare system isn't perfect, but from where I sit, it sure looks a whole lot better."

Canada Party

Their campaign slogan is "America, but Better." And they refer to themselves as "your continental BFF." Need I say more?

"The authors use humor to map the glaringly wide - and ever expanding - divide between American Democrats and Republicans, and when the duo strike a soft spot, such as America's overestimation of its cultural and global importance, their bite is on par with that of the Daily Show, Stephen Colbert, and Bill Maher."

Nanaimo Bars | City of Nanaimo

Yes, they are Canadian. But since we're Canadian, we're willing to share. Because that's how we roll up here in the land of ice, snow, and Nanaimo bars.

This creamy, chocolatey treat's origin is elusive, shrouded in mystery, and claimed by many as their own. Of course, we know that Nanaimo Bars originated in Nanaimo, or they would be called New York Bars, or New Brunswick Bars.

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