10 things that make Canada the best country in the world

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As Canadians, we have plenty of things to be proud of. But is it possible that we’re not proud enough? Here are 10 things that we think make Canada not just great, but the best country in the world:

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Controversial new map of Canada to finally include Newfoundland 2

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OTTAWA (The News Desk) — For the first time, official maps of Canada are set to include Newfoundland 2, an island province off the Atlantic Coast that is virtually identical to Newfoundland.

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Saskatchewan admits that potash is a made-up resource

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REGINA (The News Desk) — Following today’s sharp fall in the price of potash, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall revealed that the resource is, in fact, not real.

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Four Canadian senators discovered to have died months ago

OTTAWA (The News Desk) — Members of the Canadian Senate were shocked today when they discovered that four of their colleagues have in fact been dead for many months.

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Spoonful of baby food forced to make emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

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NEW YORK (The News Desk) — A spoonful of puréed bananas and quinoa made an emergency landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport today after a communications failure forced the pilot to ground the flight.

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Canada’s 13 Hottest Members of Parliament

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We Canadians can be pretty good-looking, so it’s only natural we should have good-looking representatives in Ottawa. Attractiveness, it turns out, is a truly non-partisan issue!

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Fort McMurray considers shift to tourism-based economy

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FORT MCMURRAY (The News Desk) — A sharp decline in the price of oil has civic leaders in Fort McMurray, Alberta looking for ways to keep the economy afloat and residents employed. The community is considering an abrupt change in its municipal identity, from energy powerhouse to tourist hotspot.

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Geologists warn that Vancouver long overdue for enormous party

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VANCOUVER (The News Desk) — Geologists in B.C. are warning that the Greater Vancouver region is long overdue for what they call a “mega awesome party, on a scale we haven’t seen before.”

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