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America, we’re flattered.

According to the 2014 Chicago Council Survey of American Public Opinion and US Foreign Policy, Canada is the United States’ favourite country in the whole wide world. Can you blame them? After all, we’ve got it pretty good here what with the free healthcare, sane gun laws and never-ending supply of bacon.

But, as it turns out, there’s a lot more to America’s crush on the Great White North than meets the eye. In fact, according to our neighbours to the south, there’s quite a bit they envy love about our fair nation. Things we take for granted. We’ll let them explain:

 

We pour a mean pint.

Or we could just call you a guy with good taste.

 

Three words: Degrassi Junior High.

For the last time, America, we don’t actually say “aboot.” But we’ll take the compliment anyway.

 

Did we mention the free healthcare?


Oh, we did? Well, we’re pretty sure President Obama would agree, it bears repeating.

 

Four seasons for everyone!

Palm trees are overrated. Winter is all the rage these days, not to mention, it’s already snowing in two provinces.

 

Our TP is top notch.


You know the little pieces that get – er, left behind? NOT IN CANADA.

 

We know umami


When you only get summer for approximately two days a year, you make those Slurpees count.

 

Except here, it’s pronounced “umam-eh

 
Everything Canada sends across the border gets corrupted. First it was Justin Bieber, now it’s our coffee and doughnuts. Just wait until we get a hold of Burger King. It’s payback time.

 

Our potato chips are cutting edge.


(Shh! Don’t tell him about all dressed.)

 

Seriously, we have everything here.


We didn’t want to brag, but now that you mention it…

 

We’re too polite to be annoying.


They like us! They really, really like us!