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21 Photos That Prove Canada Is A Frozen Hell On Earth

Canada is cold and terrible. But the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek is brave enough to venture outside...if you are.

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1. Everyone knows Canada is a frozen hellscape on earth.

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Jumping off the dock in Ontario.

2. Temperatures hover around subzero levels during the day.

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Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, British Columbia.

3. At night, the temperatures drop even further, making it impossible to go outside.

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Fireworks over Vancouver.

4. Icy winds blow across the frigid plains.

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Two cowboys drive cattle across Western Canada.

5. Even major cities are held in winter's unforgiving grip.

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Downtown Vancouver from the Lookout Tower at Harbour Centre.

6. And the mountains? Completely impassable.

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The mountains over Banff.

7. In Canada, all liquids freeze solid within minutes.

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The Toronto skyline.

8. Nothing blooms.

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The flowers of Butchart Gardens outside of Victoria.

9. Nothing grows.

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A vineyard in the Okanagan Valley.

10. Nature is dead.

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Flowers along the Ottawa River west of Deschênes Rapids.

11. The lakes are all frozen over. They're ice solid.

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The mirror surface of Lake Louise, Alberta.

12. Swimming is totally impossible.

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Grand Beach, Manitoba.

13. And the only sports you can play are winter sports.

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Mara Lake in British Columbia.

14. The animals in Canada hibernate year-round.

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A brown bear with her cubs.

15. They are locked in a mortal battle with the elements.

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A smiling fallow deer in Parc Omega, Quebec, and feeding a chipmunk in Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park, Ontario.

16. Don't believe rumors about a place called "The Sunshine Coast." That's crazy talk.

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Porpoise Bay Provincial Campground on the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia.

17. And there's definitely not a town called "Summerland." It doesn't exist.

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Giant's Head in Summerland, British Columbia.

18. Whatever you do, DON'T go outside.

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The Edmonton Fringe Festival in Edmonton, Alberta.

19. You will immediately freeze into a human popsicle.

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Boating in the Okanagan, British Columbia.

20. Because everyone knows there is no such thing as summer in Canada.

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Backyard party for Canada Day.

21. Winter rules.

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A sunset over Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia.

This summer, have the courage to combat the brutal elements — or drive a car that does.