VIDEO: Watch this guy sing the names of all 162 B.C. municipalities


Can you name every municipality in British Columbia, from Abbotsford to Zebellos? And then can you sing them all in one song, just like that countries of the world song from TV’s Animaniacs?

CBC’s Justin McElroy–the reporter behind last year’s fun public voting quest to name Canada’s best ever TV show and the recent Vancouver ambassador brackets-style vote (congrats, Canuck the Crow!)–happens to be the guy who can.

In this new video, McElroy sings ’em all…162 B.C. municipalities (rocking a sweet CBC shirt, too). CBC explains that this song was McElroy and a videographer’s entry for a CBC employee talent contest, which, natch, they won. CBC decided to polish up the performance for a video, and here we are.

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Lindsay is the Managing Editor of Vancouver Is Awesome, and the co-host and co-producer of the Vancouver Is Awesome Podcast. A fifth generation Vancouverite and life-long foodie, Lindsay also serves as a judge for the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards. Previously the Food Editor of Daily Hive, Senior Editor of Vancity Buzz, and Editor-in-Chief of, in her past life in L.A. she earned an MA in English, attended culinary school, and was an English professor. Lindsay's first published piece was December 1980 in The Province; it was her letter to Santa. E-mail: // Twitter/Instagram: @squashblossom