03/28/2013 03:21 EDT | Updated 03/28/2013 08:39 EDT

Only In Canada - Spring Edition (PHOTOS)

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Spring is particularly special to Canadians because it comes after six or more months of frigid cold, near perpetual darkness and snowbanks as tall as people.

That said, not everything about spring is lovely in the Great White North. And in some parts of the country (we're looking at you Saskatchewan), it barely comes at all.

HuffPost Canada decided to take a look at all the good and bad spring moments that make Canada special, starting with that unique blend of snow and dirt lovingly know as "snirt."

Spring Things That Only Happen In Canada