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Canada Day 2016: Celebrate The Country's Birthday With These Ultra-Canadian Headlines

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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:

via The New York Times

via The Calgary Herald

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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)

via The Huffington Post Canada

via The Washington Post

via The Huffington Post Canada

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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:

via Al Jazeera

via Metro Calgary

via The Huffington Post Canada

via The Huffington Post Canada

And Canada Day wouldn't be complete without some of our favourite headlines that scream "only in Canada:"

via The Huffington Post Canada

via The Huffington Post Canada

via CBC News

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via The Huffington Post Canada

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Tory MP Arnold Viersen spits hot fire in the House. (Photo: Parlvu screengrab)

via The Huffington Post Canada

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Brock Wijnbeek posted this photo of his friend’s modified Smart Car on Reddit. (Photo: Brock Wijnbeek/BCW Contracting)

via The Huffington Post Canada

Happy birthday, Canada. May your headlines always be as brilliant as you are.

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