01/28/2015 09:08 EST | Updated 01/28/2015 10:59 EST

Groundhog Day Doesn't Matter In Canada. Here's 4 Reasons Why

FILE - This Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 file photo shows Groundhog Club Co-handler Ron Ploucha holding the weather predicting groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, after the club said Phil did not see his shadow and there will be an early spring during the Groundhog Day ceremony in Punxsutawney, Pa. Authorities in still-frigid Ohio have issued an

Sure, Groundhog Day is a whimsical and fun celebration, but Canadians don’t need some well-to-do rodent toying with their emotions with promises of early springs.

Here are four of the biggest reasons why we should forget the February tradition altogether.

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