Your childhood aspirations to work in a mall.
Wasted French Immersion years.
And one scary-ass pineapple to show for it.
The struggle of spelling "Saskatchewan." And not giggling every time your teacher said "Regina."
The struggle of spelling, period.
The struggle of colouring in all of Nunavut. Smh.
Having and holding stacks as a kid (even though they amounted to literally nothing).
Every winter spent in elementary school being like dear god why am I here:
The first time you apologized for apologizing.
Being annoyed by Canadian TV.
Being scared by Canadian TV.
And being duped by Canadian TV.
Your first trip to that other country and observing questionable things.
And the #1 most asked question from parents across the country: