01/30/2014 02:23 EST | Updated 02/10/2014 06:59 EST

Canada Vs. Norway: 7 Things Canucks Can Learn From This Scandinavian Region

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Canada could stand to take a few pointers from Norway, a nation widely regarded as one of the world's

It’s not often the internet goes crazy for an entire country but Norway seems to be the exception. By now you've probably heard Norway is not only one of the most beautiful countries in the world, but it also has some of the happiest people in the world.

But those facts aren't too surprising for Norwegians thanks for their high-quality of life and laid-back approach to, well, everything.

Canadians aren't far behind when it comes to our standards of living and our happiness rating, but certain areas, particularly the larger cities, still have a “money makes the world go round” attitude that keeps some Canadians constantly on the go.

It's not like Canada needs to reinvent the wheel, it's more like it could stand to benefit from a few pointers from the best — the best being Norway. Let's start off with these seven ideas:

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