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12 Reasons The U.S. Is Jealous Of Canada

America may be the home of the brave, but Canada is the home of the best. Here are a few reasons the states WISH they were more like us — and for the chance to win $2,000 to explore our great country, check out the TripleSpot app.

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1. The Force is actually with Canada:

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In 2001, as many as 20,000 people in Canada maintained their religion was Jediism. In 2011, that number fell to around 9,000 — but at least some people have a legit reason to dress like this. Those American guys don't!

3. We have over 125,000 miles of coastline that are perfect for figuring out your purpose:

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Got a problem? Come to Canada where you'll solve it right quick, because we have over 100,000 miles of pretty water to look at (and staring at h20 is how grown adults make any kind of decision). America only has 12,380 miles of the stuff.

8. Canadians have a better work–life balance:

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According to the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Canada ranks higher on the Better Life Index than many other countries. For example, we work less hours a year than the global average, and we have a more palpable sense of community than the global average.

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