07/23/2014 12:54 EDT | Updated 07/02/2015 03:59 EDT

10 Things The Rest Of The World Can Learn From Canada

As a relatively young nation, Canada is certainly still learning from its elders, but that doesn't mean the country hasn't figured out a thing or two about how to live well. Known globally as a polite, apologetic people, Canadians shouldn't be perceived as meek -- in fact, quite the opposite. Their strong values and wide borders encompass a population that is willing to stand up for what it believes in.

Here are lessons the rest of the world could learn from Canada:

This post is part of a Third Metric collaboration among The Huffington Post’s international editions, showcasing wisdom from around the world.

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