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28 Of The Most Canadian Crimes Ever Committed

Featuring a moderate-speed canoe chase.

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1. The legendary maple syrup heist of 2012.

Never forget.
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Never forget.

2. The far less legendary maple syrup sidewalk pour of 2015.

Police were called to the scene in Hamilton, Ontario after people reported a sticky liquid on the ground. They realized it was maple syrup and them arrested the man responsible, charging him with mischief."He caused resources to have to be deployed to clean this stuff up," Constable Steve Welton told the CBC.
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Police were called to the scene in Hamilton, Ontario after people reported a sticky liquid on the ground. They realized it was maple syrup and them arrested the man responsible, charging him with mischief.

"He caused resources to have to be deployed to clean this stuff up," Constable Steve Welton told the CBC.

3. The original maple syrup theft of 1879 that saw "J.H. Hagan & T. Sanderson" arrested for "Taking maple syrup."

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4. A break and enter that was the result of someone leaving out an enticing bag of chips.

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5. The theft of close to 5,000 lbs of lobster.

Police estimated the lobster was worth $30,000.
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Police estimated the lobster was worth $30,000.

6. The large-scale tampering with potatoes on Prince Edward Island.

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7. The guy who casually walked into a store, shoved $1,500 worth of chewing gum into a garbage bag, and left. Police dubbed him the #FreshBreathBandit.

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Like, most casual thief ever.

8. The man who broke into a B.C. home and behaved like a house guest until the owners got home.

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9. The woman who got carried away at a hockey game.

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10. The snow plow operator who smashed this woman's car.

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11. The snow plow operator and Zamboni driver who got smashed and went to work.

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12. That time Calgary cops were caught on video having a street race to the Tim Hortons.

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"The Calgary Police Service have no choice but to launch an internal investigation into the alleged green-light drag to a southeast Tim Hortons, because there’s no way to ignore it," reported the Calgary Sun.

13. When someone stole this moose sculpture from the New Brunswick Exhibition.

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14. When someone stole this person's winter essentials.

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15. When a kid stole a school bus and drove it and his friends to a Tim Hortons.

"Police say they got wind of the joy ride on Wednesday night when three youths were seen getting out of a bus near a Tim Hortons location at 10:30," reported CP24.
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"Police say they got wind of the joy ride on Wednesday night when three youths were seen getting out of a bus near a Tim Hortons location at 10:30," reported CP24.

16. When a guy really needed his Tim's coffee.

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18. When a guy robbed a convenience store by brandishing a snow scraper as a weapon.

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19. When a hockey parent went too far.

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20. And when this guy tried to evade cops by paddling a canoe.

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21. This monster.

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22. The two guys who stole almost $30,000 worth of high-end hockey sticks.

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23. The Calgary man who was arrested after riding in the sky on a lawn chair attached to balloons. He'd hoped to make an impressive landing at the Calgary Stampede.

"I did anticipate they would be a little upset," Daniel Boria said when asked what police thought of the stunt. "It's already worse than I thought it would be."
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"I did anticipate they would be a little upset," Daniel Boria said when asked what police thought of the stunt. "It's already worse than I thought it would be."

24. The guy who pulled this snow removal scam in 2011.

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25. The guys who took the scam to the next level in 2015.

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26. The people who executed a municipal-level snow scam in Montreal.

27. This.

"Halifax police say a 20-year-old man is facing charges after he allegedly stabbed someone, and then drove the victim to hospital," reported CTV News.
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"Halifax police say a 20-year-old man is facing charges after he allegedly stabbed someone, and then drove the victim to hospital," reported CTV News.

28. We have a winner.

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