From welcoming Syrian refugees with open arms to rescuing a pig from Fort McMurray, Alta. to travelling to Tim Hortons by dogsled — 2016 has seen some ultra-Canadian stories.
For Canada Day, we took a look back at some of the year's most inspiring and hilarious headlines so far:
When Canadians stepped up zealously for Syrian refugees, the world noticed:
Justin Trudeau greets a family of refugees from Syria as they arrive at Pearson International airport, in Toronto, on Dec. 11, 2015. (Photo: Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)
Ziad Khabbaz, right, a refugee from Syria, is embraced by Hasan Abdeen, a family friend from Syria and recent arrival to Canada, as he and his family arrive at Toronto's Pearson Airport on Dec. 9, 2015. (Photo: Chris Young/The Canadian Press)
The gargantuan wildfire that consumed Fort McMurray forced 90,000 people to evacuate their homes. Just hours after the evacuation started, Canadians — as well as refugees — went all in and headlines like these began to appear:
And Canada Day wouldn't be complete without some of our favourite headlines that scream "only in Canada:"
Tory MP Arnold Viersen spits hot fire in the House. (Photo: Parlvu screengrab)
Brock Wijnbeek posted this photo of his friend’s modified Smart Car on Reddit. (Photo: Brock Wijnbeek/BCW Contracting)
Happy birthday, Canada. May your headlines always be as brilliant as you are.
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