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#MeanwhileInCanada is a playful take on Canadian anxiety on election night

Canadians are sharing their views of the US election tonight with the trending social media hashtag #MeanwhileInCanada.

What you see is a cheeky mixture of curiosity, fear, gloating about Canada’s beloved Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and anxiety about the outcome tonight.

According to the Toronto Star, #MeanwhileInCanada has been trending on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all day in Canada as America went to vote.

The hashtag follows another viral effort from Canada, the kinder social media campaign "Tell America It’s Great."

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