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10 Canadian Comedians Reveal the Best Jokes They’ve Ever Told

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1. Graham Clark

I have a great idea for Netflix called the relationship filter, for when you are viewing alone and want to have the feeling of watching with a loved one. It would just be a voice that comes on at a certain point in the film to say, “Who’s that person?” then a little while later, “Oh, he’s from The West Wing.”

Graham Clark is a stand-up comedian and the co-host of Stop Podcasting Yourself. You can find him online at or follow him on Twitter at @grahamclark.

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2. Jenny Hamilton

I believe that mental health is as important as physical health. So whenever I see a jogger I yell at them, “What are you running from, honey?”

Hamilton can be heard on CBC Radio’s The Debaters, and seen on comedy stages from Alaska to Australia.

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3. Aisha Alfa

My mixed family looks like a ghost and a shadow made love and I was the result. The Sears family photo was always a little tricky for us. The first few takes and my father would come out just eyes and teeth in the background. Then they’d adjust the lighting and my dad would be beautifully lit, but my mom looked like an apparition.

Find Alfa online at, or follow her on Twitter @aishaalfa.

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4. Darryl Orr

I see a lot of people wearing T-shirts that say “NO FUN” on them. I was considering getting one until I realized it already says that on my face. People would be like, “Why does it say no fun on that guy twice?”

Orr has been performing stand-up comedy for 10 years. You can follow him on Twitter @fishinadarryl.

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5. Jennifer McAuliffe

I’m so out of shape the only exercise I do is “in futility.”

McAuliffe is a stand-up comic. When not writing for humour sites such as Reductress you can find her onstage. Follow her on Twitter @JenniferJokes.

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6. Brandon Calder

I wonder if there’s an alternate universe out there where zombies tell stories about “non-dead” humans:

“And then it was July and Linda realized she was three months late on declaring her taxes.”

“Mommy, I’m scared.”

“Its just a story, baby…it’s just a story.”

Brandon Calder is part of the YouTube sketch comedy group Moving Mind Studio and stars in Laugh Out Loud network’s Campus Law. Find him online at

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7. Kate Davis

Kids are expensive, I didn’t even realize how broke I was until last year someone stole my identity and it ruined her life.

Find Davis online at or check out her web series Bestbeforeshow on YouTube.

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8. Cliff Prang

When I tell bar audiences I used to be a pastor, they laugh at me. When I tell church people I am a comedian, they pray for me.

Cliff Prang is a professional actor, comedian and speaker, and an amateur stay-at-home dad. You can find him online at

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9. Todd Graham

Another term for camping should be “arguing outside.”

You can follow Toronto comedian Todd Graham on Instagram or Twitter @idiotgallant.

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10. John Cullen

My girlfriend and I just broke up. We were in a long-distance relationship, which is easily the best kind of relationship to have if you’d like strangers to tell you that it’s not going to work.

Cullen recently releasted a new album called Most Likely to Be a Comedian. You can find his tour dates at

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