Most of the world associate Canada with maple syrup, niceness, and more maple syrup. But the truth is... the country stereotypes aren't that far from the truth, actually. Just with a few extra weird details. Like, super social moose or friendly police officers. Exotic, I know. To give you a better idea about the Canadian stereotypes, Bored Panda has compiled another list of funny photos that perfectly describe the Great White North. So put on your parka, continue scrolling and enjoy.

For more Canadian memes, check out these pictures you probably couldn't take anywhere else.

#1

Meanwhile In Canada

Meanwhile In Canada

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Neon Petra
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1 year ago

This poster really needs to be everywhere.

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Here's a fun fact about life in Canada. Canadians like to say "sorry" so much, they passed the "Apology Act" to limit its use. In the past, lawyers in court were probably able establish guilt quite easily. All they needed to do was prove someone apologized at the time of the incident and things would start going their way.

#2

The Things You See In A Northern Canadian Town

The Things You See In A Northern Canadian Town

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wandile dludlu
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1 year ago

I have so many questions

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So Canadian lawmakers made it clear that an apology of any kind “means an expression of sympathy or regret” and not “an admission of fault or liability in connection with the matter to which the words or actions relate.”

#3

Another Canadian Thing

Another Canadian Thing

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Donna Miggie
Community Member
1 year ago

Humanity is restored

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#4

Canadian Police Clash With Citizens

Canadian Police Clash With Citizens

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Jaans
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1 year ago

This makes me happy

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#5

Found A Pretty Cool Hat At A Local Store Today

Found A Pretty Cool Hat At A Local Store Today

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Vinniegret
Community Member
1 year ago

Where do I get one? BTW, I'm American. We love you guys.

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#6

Police In Montreal Are Protesting A Labor Dispute By Not Wearing Their Work Pants

Police In Montreal Are Protesting A Labor Dispute By Not Wearing Their Work Pants

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Lilian Della Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

Casual Friday- next level

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#7

Christmas In Canada Is Difficult Sometimes

Christmas In Canada Is Difficult Sometimes

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

Cute!

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#8

We’re Living 3 Seasons At Once Right Now (September 15, 2018)

We’re Living 3 Seasons At Once Right Now (September 15, 2018)

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Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

Makes a beautiful picture.

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#9

Canadians Are Notorious For Being Kind

Canadians Are Notorious For Being Kind

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Lauren Caswell
Community Member
1 year ago

Lol that second sign is great! And the thief returned it omg lol

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#10

Honest Canadian Commuters. The Workers Were Missing And The Automatic Gates Were Broken. This Is The Result

Honest Canadian Commuters. The Workers Were Missing And The Automatic Gates Were Broken. This Is The Result

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Wij
Community Member
1 year ago

this is actually true.

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#11

Police Officer Stops To Buy A Drink From A Little Girl At A Lemonade Stand In Kenora, ON, Canada

Police Officer Stops To Buy A Drink From A Little Girl At A Lemonade Stand In Kenora, ON, Canada

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

This is so sweet!

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#12

Canadian Victims Of Theft

Canadian Victims Of Theft

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Réka Károsi
Community Member
1 year ago

"...and if you want a divine rhubarb pie recipe please knock on the door and ask my wife for it."

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#13

Canadian Police On The Job

Canadian Police On The Job

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

*screams in adoration*

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#14

Everything About This Says Canada

Everything About This Says Canada

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

That's really nice.

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#15

This Moose Literally Followed Me Home

This Moose Literally Followed Me Home

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Colin Leetham
Community Member
1 year ago

Give a moose a muffin they said... it'll be fun they said....

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#16

Canadian Police Officers Meditating Before They Start Their Day

Canadian Police Officers Meditating Before They Start Their Day

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Sunzilla
Community Member
1 year ago

All police have to do this. They have stressful jobs.

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#17

Meanwhile In Montreal

Meanwhile In Montreal

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

This is the happiest T-Rex that I've seen!

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#18

That’s A Decent Reason To Not Drop The Package Off At My Door

That’s A Decent Reason To Not Drop The Package Off At My Door

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe it was waiting for the parcel?

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#19

Canadian Parking Ticket

Canadian Parking Ticket

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Norsman
Community Member
1 year ago

I sincerely JUST realized that there is such a word as “monies”, KUDOS Canada!

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#20

Grocery Store In Summerside, PEI (Canada) Has "Sensory Friendly Shopping"

Grocery Store In Summerside, PEI (Canada) Has "Sensory Friendly Shopping"

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

This is so amazing, everyone deserves a chance to buy their own groceries!

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#21

Most Canadian Thing Ever

Most Canadian Thing Ever

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Colin Leetham
Community Member
1 year ago

This is why I want to immigrate...

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#22

A Sign You're Marching In Canada

A Sign You're Marching In Canada

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Monika Soffronow
Community Member
1 year ago

"Keep your rosaries off my ovaries" Yessss!

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#23

This Is What Happens When A Canadian Parks In Your Spot

This Is What Happens When A Canadian Parks In Your Spot

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Biopithecus
Community Member
1 year ago

Such a cute spider? You are forgiven.

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#24

People In Toronto Made Memorial For Dead Raccoon After City Forgot To Pick It Up For 12 Hrs

People In Toronto Made Memorial For Dead Raccoon After City Forgot To Pick It Up For 12 Hrs

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Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
1 year ago

Every single time a see a dead creature on the road I want to cry—they were just going about their little skunk/gopher/raccoon lives and now they’re bio-waste on the roadside.

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#25

This Bathroom Graffiti Is Positive

This Bathroom Graffiti Is Positive

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Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
1 year ago

Your best friend is missing you enormously after Four. Whole. Hours. Apart.

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#26

By Quite Aggressive We Just Mean They Become A Hell Spawn

By Quite Aggressive We Just Mean They Become A Hell Spawn

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Colin Leetham
Community Member
1 year ago

They have absorbed all the rudeness in the country.

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#27

An Officer Saw A Toddler Driving His Truck, Pull Him Over & Gave Him His First Ticket. Fort McMurray, Canada

An Officer Saw A Toddler Driving His Truck, Pull Him Over & Gave Him His First Ticket. Fort McMurray, Canada

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Anne
Community Member
1 year ago

that doggo too :) soo cute!!

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#28

I Just Got A Wrong Number Text From A Stranger That Said: “Hey Can We Use Ur Pool There’s A Moose In Ours”

I Just Got A Wrong Number Text From A Stranger That Said: “Hey Can We Use Ur Pool There’s A Moose In Ours”

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Lilian Della Rose
Community Member
1 year ago

You moosen't swim in there anymore... I'll get my coat

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#29

In Canada, Even The Robbers Are Polite

In Canada, Even The Robbers Are Polite

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Steph Lindsey
Community Member
1 year ago

They just wanted food? My heart hurts :(

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#30

Police Stop At A Canadian Half Marathon

Police Stop At A Canadian Half Marathon

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Biopithecus
Community Member
1 year ago

And the sign - Do you know how fast you were going? Cool sense of humor.

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#31

Canadian Graffiti

Canadian Graffiti

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Monika Soffronow
Community Member
1 year ago

"ONLY UGLY PEOPLE LITTER" I want to see this everywhere.

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#32

Only In Canada, Do The Buses Apologize For The Accident

Only In Canada, Do The Buses Apologize For The Accident

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Randy Dhuyvetter
Community Member
1 year ago

Not the drivers, but the actual busses.

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#33

The Most Canadian Picture Ever Taken

The Most Canadian Picture Ever Taken

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Ashasaurus rex
Community Member
1 year ago

Tim Horton's and a moose. I am complete. ;)

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#34

How To Tell You're In Canada

How To Tell You're In Canada

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Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
1 year ago

Also, “How To Tell That The Thermostat Wars of 2019 Are Not Yet Resolved”

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#35

And Meanwhile, In Canada

And Meanwhile, In Canada

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

I love Canadian humour.

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#36

Police Playing Ball Hockey With The Neighborhood Kids. Just A Normal Day In Canada

Police Playing Ball Hockey With The Neighborhood Kids. Just A Normal Day In Canada

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Monday
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1 year ago

beautiful thing is the kids are gonna grow up with a really positive opinion of the police.

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#37

Why Canada

Why Canada

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Marc
Community Member
1 year ago

"Can you tell me where this street is?" "You mean that street over there?" "No, I meant the other street!"

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#38

Happy Canada Day! Here Is The Most Canadian Photo I Ever Took

Happy Canada Day! Here Is The Most Canadian Photo I Ever Took

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Neon Petra
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm actually starting to wonder if that's kind of a joke...

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#39

Canada At Its Finest

Canada At Its Finest

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Bonnie Blue Bird
Community Member
1 year ago

Cute!

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#40

Saw A Beaver On His Way To Assassinate Someone

Saw A Beaver On His Way To Assassinate Someone

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

You misunderstand officer. My teeth are blunt, so I'm using this instead.

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#41

Only In Canada

Only In Canada

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

Canadian cops have a sense of humour. That's a rare thing.

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#42

Fashion At My Small Town Canadian Bar

Fashion At My Small Town Canadian Bar

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Wij
Community Member
1 year ago

1990's this was all anyone ever wore. still have mine.

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#43

Meanwhile In Canada

Meanwhile In Canada

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Mary Rose Kent
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1 year ago

Does Canada have special flocks of Snow Goats? Inquiring minds want to know!

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#44

They Waited At The Corner On The Side Walk For Traffic To Stop. Then Used The Buddy System To Cross When The Walk Signal Flashed. Overly Polite Animals?

They Waited At The Corner On The Side Walk For Traffic To Stop. Then Used The Buddy System To Cross When The Walk Signal Flashed. Overly Polite Animals?

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

Nothing overly polite about being safe!

Esther Evans
Community Member
1 year ago

You mean, nothing overly polite about geese....

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The Girl on Fire
Community Member
1 year ago

Geese may seem nice at times, but don't be fooled, they are the spawn of hell.

Jan Svatek
Community Member
1 year ago

better than Beatles

Xavier Wescott
Community Member
1 year ago

They are evolving to use our machines!

Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

Magpies have been seen doing this in Australia...even pecking the button to make it work.

Lila c
Community Member
1 year ago

We have Canadian Geese in California that live at the parks. The geese use the crosswalks and hold up traffic all the time.

Keith Carscadden
Community Member
1 month ago

Just FYI...they are officially known as Canada geese, not Canadian geese.

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Aunt Messy
Community Member
1 year ago

When are they going to remember that geese can fly?

D. Pitbull
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh no... no no no... don't tell me our geese are now increasing in intelligence, they're already mean af. Move over Terminator...

Michelle Mainprize
Community Member
1 year ago

Ha ha this is right near my house I recognize it and I see the geese cross here all the time! They know what they're doing!! 😂

mca
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't mess with Canadian Geese. They'll find you. Stop the car, wait patiently while they cross or block your way, smile, waving is a nice gesture but they can usually see through it. DO NOT make eye contact or look idly at Mrs. Goose or the goosettes.

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
11 months ago

Huh. They're usually such assholes.

Kathy Baylis
Community Member
1 year ago

Cool. But why don’t they just fly over the street?

Full Name
Community Member
11 months ago

Because Canada geese are fucking assholes.

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Jennifer Doris
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1 month ago

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1 month ago

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Natalie Thurston
Community Member
1 month ago

A rare occasion when geese are chill. lol

Emma Cook
Community Member
1 month ago

<3

Aidyn06
Community Member
11 months ago

why did the goose cross the road? because it's canada.

Mairlady
Community Member
11 months ago

Safety is #1

Sam Leigh
Community Member
11 months ago

💜

Marty BlackEagle-Carl
Community Member
12 months ago

raccoons, moose and squirrels need to learn too.

Leslea Freeman
Community Member
12 months ago

If you kill one of the Canadian Geese on purpose you will get the worst spanking Canada offer's! Very True Story!!

Sue Clasen
Community Member
12 months ago

Bronze medal!

Shanti
Community Member
12 months ago

Doing the goose step?

Susann Campbell
Community Member
12 months ago

These are of bad guys remember? Now they are only joking with you.

Jane Campbell
Community Member
12 months ago

They are Canada Geese. They are not polite. They are not too bright. They will attack.They simply take over because it is against the law, at least in Ontario, to harm them.

Jean Taua
Community Member
12 months ago

I want to live in Canada, I am totally sick of U.S. We can't even be nice to each other let alone to the animals.

moist.
Community Member
1 year ago

EB Games

KCN
Community Member
1 year ago

Really smart animals.

Jackie Wacky
Community Member
1 year ago

Amazing that they waited for the lights to change before crossing the road.

Katelynn Breukelman
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate that I recognized this intersection

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#45

A Guy At My University In Canada Walking To Class

A Guy At My University In Canada Walking To Class

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2WheelTravlr
Community Member
1 year ago

We have moderately terrible winters in our area (below freezing and snow on the ground for a couple of months), my UPS-driver husband and another UPSer had an ongoing tough-guy contest for about 5 years to see who would finally break down and wear pants instead of shorts. After one especially brutal winter my husband gave in and switched to pants, but only after all the hair had fallen off his legs. I've always told him if you're gonna be dumb, you gotta be tough.

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