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A List Of Every Canadian Thing, Ever

A BuzzFeed Canada encyclopedia from eh to zed.

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Canadians have an endearingly annoying tendency to call out and identify anyone or anything that is Canadian to non-Canadians when it's brought up in conversation — even if it has nothing to do with the conversation at hand.

"The Alessia Cara album is so effortlessly effervescent, and it really captures her spirit from track-to-track."

"She's Canadian, you know."

Some have called it The List, which remains unspoken, but for some reason we all know it more-or-less by heart. So we took the slightly inane liberty of creating this list. As a reference point, of sorts, so you are fully equipped with all the things — people, animals inventions, movies, TV shows, music, slang, companies, organizations, cuisine — that are Canadian.

1. 15/love

2. 19-2

3. 6teen

4. A. Y. Jackson

5. A. J. Cook

6. A&W

7. Aaron Ashmore

8. Adam Beach

9. Addition Elle

10. Adventures of Shirley Holmes

11. Air Canada

12. Air Transat

13. Alan Thicke

14. Alanis Morissette

15. ALDO

16. Alessia Cara

17. Alex Trebek

18. Alexander Graham Bell

19. Alexander Ludwig

20. Alexisonfire

21. Alison Crowe

22. Alison Pill

23. All Systems Go!

24. All the Degrassi kids

25. All-Dressed chips

26. Almost Heroes

27. The AM Radio

28. Amanda Marshall

29. Amanda Tapping

30. The Amazing Race Canada

31. Ananas

32. Andrea Martin*

33. Angela Anaconda

34. Anna Paquin

35. Anna Silk

36. Anne Of Green Gables

37. Anthony Lemke

38. The Anti-Gravity Room

39. Antiviral

40. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

41. Arcade Fire

42. Arctic Air

43. Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

44. Ari Millen

45. Aritzia

46. Avan Jogia

47. Avril Lavigne

48. Away From Her

49. B'y

50. B4-4

51. Babar

52. Bad Boy Furniture

53. Bagged milk

54. Bahamas (the band)

55. Bank of Montreal

56. Bank of Nova Scotia

57. The Barbarian Invasions

58. Barenaked Ladies

59. Barney's Version

60. Basketball

61. Battle Of The Blades

62. The Beachcombers

63. Beaver

64. Beavertails

65. Being Erica

66. Bell

67. Bell Media

68. Ben Mulroney

69. Bench

70. The Big Comfy Couch

71. Big Wolf On Campus

72. Billy Bishop

73. Billy Talent

74. Black Christmas

75. Blackberry

76. Blarfs (Ginormous Aritzia blanket scarves)

77. The blue jay

79. Bollywood/Hollywood

80. Bonhomme

81. Boston Pizza

82. Braceface

83. Bradford How

84. Breakfast Television

85. Brendan Fraser

86. Brent Butt

87. Brian Mulroney

88. The Brick

89. The Bridge

90. Bristol board

91. Bryan Adams

92. Buckley's

93. Bulk Barn

94. Bunnyhug

95. Bush

96. Butter tarts

97. The Caesar (drink)

98. Cahiers

99. Caillou

100. Call Me Fitz

101. Canada Day

102. Canada Dry

103. Canada Goose

104. Canadian Idol

105. Canadian National Railway Company

106. Canadian Thanksgiving (or just "Thanksgiving," as we call it)

107. Canadian Tire

108. Canadian Tire money

109. Canola

110. Care Bear

111. Caribou (the band)

112. Caribou (the animal)

113. Carly Rae Jepsen

114. Caroline Rhea

115. Carrie-Anne Moss

116. Catherine O'Hara

117. Catriona LeMay Dion

118. Catwalk

119. CBC

120. Celine Dion

121. Chad Kroeger

122. Chantal Kreviazuk

123. Chapman's Ice Cream

124. Chapters-Indigo

125. Chef At Home

126. Chloe

127. Chopped Canada

128. Chris Hadfield

129. Christine Sinclair

130. Christopher Plummer

131. Chromeo

132. CIBC

133. Cineplex

134. Cirque du Soleil

135. Clara Hughes

136. Club Monaco

137. Cobie Smulders

138. Coffee Crisp

139. Coffee Time

140. Colin Mochrie

141. Comeback Kid

142. Comedy Inc.

143. Comedy Now!

144. Computerized Braille

145. Continuum

146. Corner Gas

147. Cory Monteith (<3)

148. Cottage season

149. Countdown (MuchMusic)

150. Country Style

151. Crash (Cronenberg version)

152. C.R.A.Z.Y.

153. Crispers

154. Da Vinci's Inquest

155. Daily Planet

156. Dallas Green

157. Dan Aykroyd

158. Dan Levy

160. Dark Matter

161. Datsik

162. Dave Thomas

163. David Foster

164. David Sutcliffe

165. David Suzuki

166. Dead Ringers

167. Deadmau5

168. Death From Above 1979

169. Deepwater Black

170. Degrassi

171. Deryk Whibley

172. Devon

173. Diana Krall

174. Disband

175. DJ A-Trak

176. Dollarama

177. Don Cherry

178. Donairs

179. Donald Sutherland

180. Donovan Bailey

181. Doug Ford

182. Dragons' Den

183. Drake

184. Due South

185. Duo-tangs

186. Durham County

187. Dylan Bruce

188. The Edison Twins

189. Egg cartons

190. "Eh"

191. Electric Circus

192. Electric Cooking Range

193. Electric Wheelchair

194. The Elephant Show

195. Elisha Cuthbert

196. Ellen Page

197. Emily Carr

198. Emily VanCamp

199. Emmanuelle Chriqui

200. Enrico Colantoni

201. Epic Meal Time

202. Eric McCormack

203. Erica Durance

204. Erin Karpluk

205. ET Canada

206. Eugene Levy

207. Evangeline Lilly

208. Evelyne Brochu

209. Existenz

210. Exotica

211. Extended French

212. Family Day

213. Fefe Dobson

214. Feist

215. The Fifth Estate

216. Finger Eleven

217. Five-pin bowling

218. Flashpoint

219. FM Static

220. Fraggle Rock

221. Francesco Yates

222. Frank Gehry

223. Freaky Stories

224. French Immersion

225. The Friendly Giant

226. FUBAR

227. Garage (the brand)

228. Garburators

229. Garlic fingers

230. George And Martha

231. George Nozuka

232. George Shrinks

233. George Stroumbolopous

234. George Stroumbolopous Tonight

235. Gerry Dee

236. Ginger Snaps

237. "Give'r"

238. Goalie masks

239. Gordie Howe

240. Grace Park

241. Graham Greene

242. Grey-horned owl

243. The Group of Seven

244. The Guess Who

245. Hailey Wickenheiser

246. Hammy the hamster

247. Hard Core Logo

248. Harry Rosen

249. Harvey's

250. Haven

251. Hayden Christensen

252. The heart pacemaker

253. Heartland

254. Hedley

255. Helen Slater

256. Helix

257. Herschel

258. Hickory sticks

259. Hit List

260. Hockey

261. Hockey Night In Canada

262. Holt Renfrew

263. Homo milk

264. "Hoser"

265. Hot Hot Heat

266. House Hippo

267. Housecoat

268. Howie Mandel

269. Hudson's Bay Company

270. "I smell burnt toast"

271. IMAX

272. InnerSpace

273. Instant mashed potatoes

274. Instant replay system

275. Insulin

276. It's Alive

277. Jacob Tremblay

278. Jacob Two Two

279. James Cameron

280. James Doohan

281. Jann Arden

282. Jared Keeso

283. Jason Priestley

284. Jay Baruchel

285. Jay Manuel

286. Jeff Healey

287. Jessi Cruickshank

288. Jessica Lowndes

289. Jessica Paré

290. Jewel Staite

291. Jonathan Torrens

292. Jim Carrey

293. Jimmy Two-Shoes

294. Jodelle Ferland

295. Joe Fresh

296. Joe Shuster

297. John Candy

298. Jolly Jumper

299. Jon Dore

300. Joni Mitchell

301. Jordan Gavaris

303. Josh Vokey

304. Joshua Jackson

305. Jully Black

306. JUNO Awards

307. JusReign

308. Just For Laughs

309. Just For Laughs: Gags

310. Justin Bieber

311. Justin Nozuka

312. Justin Trudeau

313. k-os

314. k.d. Lang

315. K'naan

316. Kalan Porter

317. Kardinal Offishall

318. Keanu Reeves

319. "Keener"

320. Keifer Sutherland

321. Kelly Rowan

322. Kenny vs. Spenny

323. "Kerfuffle"

324. Kerosene

325. Ketchup chips

326. Kevin Hanchard

327. Kevin Zegers

328. Kids In The Hall

329. Kiefer Sutherland

330. Killjoys

331. Kim Campbell

332. Kim Cattrall

333. Kim Coates

334. Kobo

335. Kraft Dinner

336. Kreesha Turner

337. Kristian Bruun

338. Kristin Kreuk

339. La Senza

340. Labatt

341. Last Night

342. Laura Secord

343. Laura Vandervoort

344. Lawn Sprinkler

345. Lawren Harris

346. Le Chateau

347. Leah Miller

348. Leonard Cohen

349. Leslie Nielsen

350. Less Than Kind

351. Lester B. Pearson

352. Letterkenny

353. LIGHTS

354. Lilly Singh (Superwoman)

355. Lionsgate Entertainment

356. The Listener

357. Little Mosque On The Prairie

358. The Littlest Hobo

359. Loblaws

360. The loon

361. Loonies

362. Lorne Green

363. Lorne Michaels

364. Lost Girl

365. Louis Riel

366. Love It Or List It

367. Luke MacFarlane

368. Lululemon

369. Lynx

370. Mad Child

371. Made In Canada

372. Maestro

373. Magic!

374. Majid Jordan

375. Maniac Mansion

376. Maple syrup

377. MAPLE EVERYTHING (consummable)

378. MAPLE EVERYTHING (nonconsummable)

379. Margaret Atwood

380. Margot Kidder

381. Marilyn Bell

382. Marshall McLuhan

383. Mario Lemieux

384. Martin Short

385. Mary Pickford

386. Matthew Perry

387. Maurice Richard

388. Maynards

390. Megan Park

391. Melissa O'Neil

392. Men With Brooms

393. Mendocino

394. Metric

395. Mexx

396. Mia Kirshner

397. Michael Bublé

398. Michael Cera

399. Michael Hogan

400. Michael J. Fox

401. Michael Mando

402. Michael Smith

403. "Mickey"

404. Mike Duffy

405. Mike MacDonald

406. Mike Myers

407. Mike Weir

408. Missy Peregrym

409. Mitsou

410. The Moffatts

411. Molson

412. Mona The Vampire

413. The monarch butterfly

414. Monty Hall

415. The moose

416. Mountain Equiment Co-op

417. Mr. Sub

418. Mr. Big

419. Mr. D

420. Mr. Dressup

421. MSTRKRFT

422. MuchMusic Video Awards

423. MuchOnDemand

424. Murdoch Mysteries

425. The muskoka chair

426. My Big Fat Greek Wedding

427. My Pet Monster

428. My Secret Identity

429. Naheed Nenshi

430. Naked Josh

431. Nanaimo bars

432. Nanalan'

433. Naomi Klein

434. Nathan Fielder

435. Nathan Fillion

436. National Bank of Canada

437. The National

438. The Nature of Things

439. Ned's Newt

440. Neil Young

441. Nelly Furtado

442. Nelvana

443. Neve Campbell

444. New Waterford Girl

445. The Newsroom (the CBC version, not the Sorkin version)

446. Nia Vardalos

447. Nickelback

448. Nina Dobrev

449. Norm Kelly

450. Norm Macdonald

451. Numb Chucks

452. The odometer

453. The Odyssey

454. Old Dutch

455. One Week

456. Orphan Black

457. Our Lady Peace

458. OVO

459. The pager

460. Paint rollers

461. Pamela Anderson

462. Parkades

463. Passchendale

464. The Passionate Eye

465. Patrick Chan

466. Patrick J. Adams

467. Paul Anka

468. Paul Campbell

469. Paul Shaffer

470. PD days

471. Peaches

472. Peanut butter

473. Picnicface

474. Pierre Trudeau

475. Pizza Nova

476. Pizza Pizza

477. Polka Dot Door

478. Polkaroo

479. Popular Mechanics for Kids

480. Porky's

481. Postmedia

482. Poutine

483. President's Choice

484. Prom Night

485. Property Brothers

486. The prosthetic hand

487. Purex

488. Pylons

489. The Raccoons

490. (Actual) Raccoons (or just Conrad)

491. Rachelle Lafevre

492. Rachel McAdams

493. Radio Active

494. Readalong

495. Ready Or Not

496. ReBoot

497.The Red Green Show

498. Red Olympic mittens

499. The Red Violin

500. ReGenesis

501. Reitmans

502. Remembrance Day

503. Remi Shand

504. Republic Of Doyle

505. Restaurant Makeover

506. The Rez

507. Ricardo And Friends

508. Rick Fox

509. Rick Hansen

510. The Rick Mercer Show

511. Rick Moranis

512. Rick "The Temp" Campanelli

513. RIM

514. The Ripping Friends

515. Road to Avonlea

516. Rob Ford

517. Robbie Amell

518. Robert Munsch

519. Roberta Bondar

520. Robin Duke

521. Roger Cross

522. Rogers

523. Rollie Pollie Ollie

524. The Ron James Show

525. Rookie Blue

526. Roots

527. Roots cabin socks (the grey and white ones, you know what I'm talking about)

528. Royal Bank of Canada

529. The Royal Canadian Air Farce

530. Rufus Wainwright

531. Rupert

532. Rush

533. Russell Peters

536. Sagwa

537. Sandra Oh

538. Sarah Chalke

539. Sarah McLachlan

540. Satisfaction

541. Saving Hope

542. Saw

543. Saying something is "jokes"

544. Scanners

545. Schitt's Creek

546. The seal

547. Second Cup

548. Seed

549. Sensitive Skin

550. Seth Rogen

551. Shad

552. Shannon Tweed

553. Shaw Media

554. Shawn Ashmore

555. Shawn Desman

556. Shawn Mendes

557. Shay Mitchell

558. Shenae Grimes

559. Shoppers Drug Mart

560. Show Me Yours

561. Sidney Crosby

562. Silken Laumann

563. Simons

564. Simple Plan

565. Sir Frederick Banting

566. Sir John A. Macdonald

567. Skye Sweetnam

568. Sleeman Breweries

569. Sleep Country Canada

570. Slings and Arrows

571. Smarties (the chocolate kind, and OK, maybe the people kind)

572. Smoked meat sandwiches

573. Snow

574. The snow blower

575. The snow mobile

576. The snowshoe hare

577. So You Think You Can Dance Canada

578. Sobeys

579. "Soccer baseball"

580. The Social

581. Sorel

582. Spelling "pyjamas" with the Y

583. Spirit Bear

584. Splice

585. Stana Katic

586. Stargate Atlantis

587. Steamwhistle

588. Stephanie "Sugar" Beard

589. Steven Amell

590. Steven and Chris

591. Stickin' Around

592. Stories We Tell

593. "Storm chips"

594. Street Legal

595. Street Cents

596. Student Bodies

597. Sugar Jones

598. Sum 41, the rest of

599. Sunnyside

600. Superman

601. "Supply teachers"

602. The Sweet Hereafter

603. Swiss Chalet

604. Swiss Chalet sauce

605. System Crash

606. "The medium is the message"

607. "Tabernac"

608. Table hockey

609. Tahmoh Penikett

610. Tamia

611. Tanya Tagaq

612. Tariq

613. Tatiana Maslany

614. Taylor Kitsch

615. Tecumseh

616. Tegan and Sara

617. Telefrancais

618. The telephone

619. Telus

620. Terry Fox

622. Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould

623. This Hour Has 22 Minutes

624. Three Days Grace

625. Tim Hortons

626. Timbits

627. Timothy's World Coffee

628. A "Tims run"

629. TNA

630. Tobogganing

631. Tokyo Police Club

632. Tom Cochrane

633. Tom Green

634. Tom Longboat

635. Tom Power

636. Tommy Chong

637. Tommy Douglas

638. The toonie

639. Top Chef Canada

640. "Toque"

641. Toronto Dominion Bank

642. Traders

643. The Tragically Hip

644. Trailer Park Boys

645. Tricia Helfer

646. Trivial Pursuit

647. The Tudors

648. "Two-four"

649. Tyler Labine

650. Uh Oh

651. Velcro

652. Victoria Day

653. Video and Arcade Top 10

654. Video On Trial

655. Videodrome

656. Wade Wilson

657. Wagonwheels

658. Walk Off The Earth

659. The walkie talkie

660. "Washroom"

661. Wave

662. Waydowntown

663. Wayne & Schuster

664. Wayne Gretzky

665. The Wedge

666. The Weeknd

667. Westjet

668. Whale Music

670. Will Arnett

671. William Shatner

672. Wind Mobile

673. Winners

674. Wipeout Canada

675. The wonderbra

676. Wolverine

677. Wunderbar

678. Yakkity Yak

679. Yannick Bisson

680. You Can't Do That On Television

681 You Gotta Eat Here

682. Young Empires

683. Yvon of the Yukon

684. Zoboomafoo

685. The Zack Files

686. The zamboni

687. Zellers

688. The zipper

689. Zoe Busiek: Wild Card

690. Zoie Palmer

*Although Ms. Martin was technically born in the United States, due to her involvement in such Canadian productions as SCTV, Little Mosque On The Prairie, and the Canadian Screen Awards, we are claiming her anyway. Sorry not sorry.

We probably, definitely missed some things here. Please, please, please include anything we may have overlooked in the comments below AND MAY WE NEVER LEAVE ANOTHER CANADIAN THING UNIDENTIFIED IN CASUAL CONVERSATIONS AT PARTIES AGAIN.

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