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22 Times Canada Was Absolutely Fucking Ridiculous In 2016

Capybaras, angry clowns, poop cafés, and more!

1. When this was a completely real bus shelter ad in Vancouver.

2. When this teen used a hoverboard to shovel the driveway, which is either insane or genius.

Jennifer Isabelle / Facebook

3. When a guy dressed as a goalie robbed a beer store in Manitoba.

RCMP Manitoba

4. When Toronto opened a poop-themed café, complete with poop desserts and toilets for seats.

https://www.facebook.com/PoopCafeTO/

5. When B.C. cops found a naked man washing his junk with milk at a gas station because he'd accidentally sprayed his genitals with bear spray.

Thinkstock / BuzzFeed Canada

6. When clowns left a swastika made of balloons outside of an Ontario bookstore to protest its "No Clowns Allowed" sign.

City Lights Bookshop
Eric Norwood / City Lights Bookshop

7. When this Ontario plumber put the perfect advertisement on his truck.

Classic Signs / Via Facebook: classicsignsssm

8. When this guy in Toronto did a photo shoot with kale (among other things) to celebrate getting a vasectomy.

Angelina Coccimiglio

9. When this Ontario man put up a sign to advertise for a new girlfriend.

CTV News / Via ctvnews.ca

(But good news: He got more than 400 responses!)

10. When a clever prankster changed the name of B.C.'s Rudd Park.

11. When a group of moms in B.C. was caught getting high to celebrate their kids going back to school.

Sean Gallup / Getty Images

12. When a Winnipeg man decorated his front window with an ever-changing display of mannequins.

Wayne Fehr / Facebook

13. When Smucker Foods announced they would be discontinuing Zest Mustard Pickles, and Newfoundland lost its shit.

Kijiji

14. When the cost of cauliflower soared because of a combination of bad weather and the U.S. exchange rate.

Twitter: @lynnecooke99

EIGHT DOLLARS?!?!

15. When this Alberta grocery store had the perfect response to a map that looked like a penis.

Jon Wasnock / Via facebook.com

16. When all of Toronto was obsessed with two capybaras who escaped from a zoo and remained on the lam for weeks.

There are capybaras on the loose in Toronto and I don't understand why this isn't leading on all three news networks.

Man those Capybaras are STILL gone? Can we do like a human chain for a missing kid? I'd join if they'd allow me an hour of Capybara hugs

Bonnie and Clyde getting back together: Toronto's re-captured Capybaras to be reunited at @HighParkZoo https://t.co/xlZW7UodK2

17. When the mayor of Toronto took personal offence to a CBS Sports poll that classified the Toronto Raptors as "Other."

As Mayor of "Other" I felt the need to talk to @CBSSports about their poll. #WetheOther

Toronto did not end up winning the NBA Championship, but it was fun to pretend for a while.

18. When cops in P.E.I. threatened to force drunk drivers to listen to Nickelback.

Lee Roth / Star Max via AP Images

And, in true Canadian fashion, the police force then apologized to Nickelback for making fun of them.

19. When an Ontario man was arrested for running himself over with his own car.

Katarzynabialasiewicz / Getty Images

20. When Home Depot Canada thought it would be a good idea to sell this creepy peeper decoration for Halloween.

21. When this dog had the most amazing Nova Scotia vacation.

@samsonthedood / Via Instagram: @samsonthedood

HE CAN'T EVEN USE THE LOBSTER CRACKER.

22. And when an Ontario man’s run for office ended prematurely after a video showing him allegedly eating a hamster off a hockey stick surfaced.

Derek Duval

But it's not actually a hamster... Right? RIGHT?

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