15 things other nations love about Canada

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Degrassi

This one might sound weird, but Degrassi is an extremely popular and influential television show worldwide. Whether you’re a fan of the teen-targetted show or not, Degrassi has been a long-standing show that has always been known for breaking boundaries and bringing sometimes uncomfortable real-life scenarios to the forefront. The show, which is filmed in Toronto, has featured tough teen topics including school shootings, sexual assault, drug use, mental illness, and sexual health. Most recently, seasons 10 through 13 showed the struggles of the first transgendered teen character to appear regularly on a series scripted show, ever.

 

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