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    Posted on Sep. 18, 2015

    The 22 Most Hilariously Accurate Moments From "Being Canadian"

    "Canada is a feeling," the movie producer told BuzzFeed.

    1. When a group of Americans were asked to name the nation's capital.

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    2. When another American (who is also called Kathy Griffin) laid out everything she knew about us.

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    3. When we get asked if we know "Steve" from Canada. And when we do.

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    4. Or if we actually live in igloos. And when we do (just kidding).

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    5. When producer Robert Cohen admitted something we, as Canadians, are all guilty of.

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    "I’ve been all around the world; I’ve just been not all over Canada." Damn. 2 Real.

    6. Whenever you ~reveal~ yourself to non-Canadians.

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    7. When former prime minister Kim Campbell was asked to explain Canada's history in a few words:

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    8. When these American teens were asked if our history was ever taught.

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    9. When we prided ourselves with building the super vital Canadarm for the space shuttle, and American Ben Stiller wanted to clarify that it was just the arm we celebrated...

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    10. And when Russell Peters perfectly captured the victoriousness we feel when anything or anyone is ours.

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    11. When a woman randomly stopped and gave Robert money to create his film after seeing the movie logo on the car.

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    She and her husband even bought the crew snacks for the road.

    12. When journalist Manisha Krishnan explains the few times we accumulate "street cred" as a nation:

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    13. When Mike Myers tried to make "Canadian cuisine" analogous:

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    14. When the filmmaker tried to talk to Harper but he was out buying snow tires, according to his gate guards.

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    15. When Alex Trebek explained how our humour is superior*.

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    *He never said this verbatim but it's implied. We knew what you were trying to say, Alex. Wink.

    16. Explain further, Malcolm Gladwell:

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    17. When this truth about our non-American identity identity was plainly laid out:

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    18. When Howie Mandel shared our confused frustration over why our neighbours know nothing about us.

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    19. And the feeling that immediately follows: Sadness :-(.

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    20. When Shatner vulnerably talked about our constant insecurities.

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    21. When Catherine O'Hara explained our endearing habit of adding "eh?" to the end of thoughts.

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    22. But mostly, and most accurately, when Robert attended the Vancouver Canada Day parade and realized the diverse and quirky interpretations of patriotism is exactly what "being Canadian" is all about.

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    Even after finishing the movie, Robert wished he could have captured a lot more about our national identities. "I wish there was a way that the movie could convey the supercool feelings about being Canadian," he told BuzzFeed Canada. "Something about Canada... it's this amazingly rare mix of something. Canada is a feeling, and it's hard to describe the feeling."

    Being Canadian is out in theaters today!

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