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    Cyburbia Administrator Dan's avatar
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    The Canadian invasion has truly begun!

    First, it was the comedians.

    Next, the news anchors.

    Now, they've annexed Alaska!



    From the Ottawa Citizen:

    The lobby floor of the new CBC building on Queen Street features a map of Canada with several geographical errors laid out in beautiful granite.

    [snip]

    Yet, while the map missed out on those bits of Canada, it did not fail to incorporate what appeared to be a new province: Alaska.
    The claim that geographic ignorance is exclusive to Americans has now been disproved.

    Last month, when the Ottawa International Airport's new terminal was opened, an alert traveller noticed that the artist-rendered map of North America -- located in the terminal's baggage area and second-floor level -- had put Atlanta in the middle of Alabama, Chicago in Wisconsin and Washington D.C. in Virginia.
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    That's it - we must retaliate!

    I think the Maritimes would make a lovely American summer resort area.

    However, we must leave them Quebec - at all costs.

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    Chicago in Wisconsin! Those are fighting words!

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    Donk - I knew I had a deep seated hatred for you!!!!

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    Well...it's not like all Canadians major in Geography and therefore know where every place is located!

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    ...yeah,, but don't poke around too much.. we will probably find out that some US company donated the granite sculpture....

    hey,, the Canadians would probably take better care of Alaska than we do....maybe we should give it too them.
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    Nice map... what's next? Cuba annexing Florida (Or at least Miami)? Israel annexing Palestine? (Oh wait, they are doing it, or at least parts of it, with that lovely "security" wall)

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    Originally posted by Chet
    Donk - I knew I had a deep seated hatred for you!!!!
    Join the queue.

    And just for that no more back bacon for you.
    Too lazy to beat myself up for being to lazy to beat myself up for being too lazy to... well you get the point....

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    Maybe Canada is just trying to get more caribou. Or trying to overtake the world, little by little thinkning nobody will notice if Alaska becomes part of Canada.

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