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15 Important Reasons Why Canadian Thanksgiving Is Better

Happy turkey day, Canada!

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1. It's still beautiful fall harvest weather outside AS IT SHOULD BE.

2. Which makes attending multiple dinners that much more pleasant.

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3. We have all the good stuff about American Thanksgiving, like candied sweet potatoes.

4. But you can also have dim sum in lieu of turkey.

5. It's earlier, erego it's just better.

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That's a scientific fact.

6. It's not too close to Christmas, which means your esophagus can take a much needed break.

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7. And you can take a longer, much needed break from your family.

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8. So when Americans get around to posting about Thanksgiving, you're all like "been there, done that."

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9. You don't have midterms around this time so you can properly eat, sleep, repeat.

10. Each year is dedicated to a different glorious reason why we celebrate.

Here are some more.
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Here are some more.

11. For the Québécois, there's no pressure to celebrate, which means more businesses stay open.

And no one will judge you if you don't have Thanksgiving festivity plans.
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And no one will judge you if you don't have Thanksgiving festivity plans.

12. You don't have to wake up at ungodly hours to participate in Black Friday with your parents.

So much stress for so little savings.
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So much stress for so little savings.

13. Canada does the Thanksgiving football thing, too.

It's called the "Thanksgiving Day Classic," a doubleheader with four CFL teams. And really that's enough.
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It's called the "Thanksgiving Day Classic," a doubleheader with four CFL teams. And really that's enough.

14. A maple something will usually find its way on the table.

15. And most importantly, you're simply celebrating the good ol' harvest, not Native American guilt.

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Sorry, just callin' it like it is.

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