03/17/2019 22:05 EDT | Updated 03/18/2019 08:49 EDT

The 2019 Junos Red Carpet Was Deeply Canadian

Tessa Virtue! Rick Mercer! Ontario politicians?

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Tessa Virtue attends the 2019 Juno Awards.

The Junos are like the Grammys, but more Canadian. That means politicians on the red carpet, frequent interjections of "Huh, I didn't know they were Canadian." and outfits that don't always go there they way they do at the big American awards shows. We're understated and cool, we get it.

But, this year brought us Jeremy Dutcher, who's doing for Canadian red carpets what Billy Porter did stateside (we love a good cape!). Here are the best looks and biggest names on this year's Junos red carpet.