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In this episode of "Canada Debunked", Anna Hudson unpacked the cliche that all Canadians live in igloos.
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The notion of a Canadian accent has long been a joke in American pop culture with countless punch-lines on how locals pronounce “about”. But as Toronto professor Jack Chambers points out, the joke may be on Americans.
Make no mistake: Canadians are no pushovers. We were just blessed after WWII.
Canadians can be so gosh darn funny sometimes.
As you likely already know, "The Amazing Race Canada" is coming to a television near you this summer (on July 8, to be exact). And in anticipation of that, network CTV has put together what we're goin...
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We Canadians are used to being stereotyped, which is why we can be so quick to point out that, um, excuse us, but we do not all love Celine Dion, we were not born knowing how to wield a hockey stick,...
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WASHINGTON - Canada, you're apparently America's sweetheart — or so says a new survey.When Americans were asked to rate their favourite nations, the cold country to the north elicited the warmest feel...
O Canada! It's a land of snow and sleet, where sunshine only breaks through on days when Justin Bieber plays a concert. Well ... not exactly. Canadians are well-used to hearing what other countries be...
It's time to sing out Canada's praises. You might remember the Canadian beer fridge from this year's Winter Olympics, the one from Molson that only opened if you scanned in a Canadian passport. Now it...
There are a few things Canadians get theirs chests puffed up about when it comes to nationalism, and the Olympics manages to combine almost all of them into two highly patriotic weeks. They are, in or...
Americans could learn a lot from Canada -- but they don't have a clue. And they don't want to. When I first moved to northern Washington state and began covering Canada for Dow Jones' U.S. business site MarketWatch.com, I spoke at a local Rotary Club. The members were mostly college graduates and business leaders. I gave a quiz about Canada to the Rotarians, who share a Rotary district with B.C. I asked: What's the capital of Canada? Maybe half the members knew. OK, who is Canada's Prime Minister? Even fewer hands went up. Many Americans don't just have their heads up their butts; they also seem to enjoy the view.
There are many stereotypes about Canadians, some true and some not. Do we love hockey? Yes. Do we eat doughnuts? Yes, at the hockey arena. But we do have major cities (some really, really big ones, in fact). And we don't say "aboot," at least, I can't hear it.