Happy Canada Day! Here Are 9 Reasons Why Canada Is Better Than Britain

01/07/2014 09:13 | Updated 01 July 2014
  • Andrea Mann Writer of sentences like this one. Also, occasionally, longer ones. But not this time.
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Happy Canada Day, Canadians! While you get hopped up on Labbatt's and McCain oven chips, we're celebrating it in the most British way possible: by putting ourselves down in a self-deprecating manner.

Yes, here are nine reasons why Canada is greater than Great Britain...

  • 1. Their mounted police wear jolly bright red jackets and Pharrell Williams hats
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  • Our mounted police wear helmets and skirts
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  • 2. The Canadian flag has foliage on it
  • FOLIAGE!
  • The British flag has no foliage on it
  • (Although it can be adapted to have a football team's name on it)
  • 3. This is Canadian wildlife...
  • This is British wildlife
  • 4. Canada is a safe distance from the royal family
  • We can't bloody escape them
  • 5. These are hills in Canada
  • These are hills in Britain
  • 6. This is a snowfall in Canada
  • This is a snowfall in Britain
  • 7. When Canada competes in its national sport at an international level, this is a typical outcome
  • When a British team competes in its national sport at an international level, this is a typical outcome
  • 8. Canada gave the world maple syrup
  • Britain gave the world golden syrup
  • 9. Canada gave the world Ryan Gosling
  • Britain gave the world Ryan Giggs

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