Canadian culture can sometimes be overshadowed by American culture, but that doesn't mean it doesn't exist. While American
I choose to wear the poppy for a different reason. I choose to wear it because as a woman with Native ancestry, I want to remember those whose faces we never see in the Heritage moments or on the Remembrance Day TV spots. While we remember the many veterans who fought in the many wars Canada has been involved in, the iconic images of these veterans are whitewashed.
Canada may have fallen out of the top 10 on the UN’s list of the world’s most developed countries, but here’s a ranking where
Americans are mystified by the Canadian obsession with Kraft Dinner. According to Sasha Chapman, Canadians consume 3.2 boxes of the powdered cheese and noodle concoction each year -- 55 percent more than Americans do. It's bigger than poutine.
If you were asked to imagine a place on Earth where you could view incredibly varied wildlife in its natural habitat, likely places which come to mind are Africa or the Amazon Rainforests. However, many people may not be aware that Canada is also home to a wide range of wildlife that is just as diverse and interesting as anywhere else in the world.