Canada ranks 16th in the world for happiness
A Canadian Maple Leaf flag flies near the Peace tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb. 15, 2012. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)
Canadians feel happy about their lives despite our harsh winters.
A new poll released by Gallup today gives Canada a ranking of 16 out of 138 countries surveyed.
The happiest people in the world all live in Latin America.
Paraguay tops the Gallup list followed by Panama, Guatemala and Ecuador.
Denmark also cracks the top 10 list. At the bottom of the list is Syria with a low score of 36.