Sorry, But It’s About Damn Time There Is A Canadian Flag Emoji

*angry face emoji*.

1. As it stands, the current representation in the United Nations of Emoji include the following countries:

That is: China, Germany, Spain, France, U.K., Italy, Japan, South Korea, Russia, and the U.S.

2. And while, yes, there should be an entire world of flags added to the app, there is one country that gets forgotten time and time again.

3. And Canadians are in a mild uproar.

4. They are demanding answers.

6. And pointing out the absurd logics and utilities of our current emojipedia.

Someone tell me why we have every stage of the moons pattern and 20+ unknown symbols but not a Canadian flag emoji ㊙〽♌

— Maggie Perry (@magperry3)

why do we have two camels but no Canadian flag emoji

— jami (@jamimischiek)

10. They are resorting to very sad measures to emoji their pride.

I am from the beautiful PROVINCE of BRITISH COLUMBIA [insert nonexistent canadian flag emoji]

— maya k (@lirryjuana)

12. …and on Canada Day :’(

13. Even celebrities are lobbying.

why is there no Canadian Flag Emoji?

— k-os (@kosinception)


It's 2014 and there's still no Canadian flag or a hockey emoji

— Hockey Douchebag (@DouchebagHockey)


There's no Canadian flag emoji and quite frankly I'm upset about it

— jaime (@Jaime_Kennedy1)

I just realized there is not a Canadian flag emoji, and it made me sad.

— jennifer garzinski (@jngarz)

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Tanya Chen is a senior editor for BuzzFeed and is based in Toronto.
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