Tag: Canadian Culture

Eh! Canadian Words and Slang

Slang is defined as a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are common. Slang is most commonly used in speech and  casual conversations. An example of Canadian slang is the term "eh", which is often used to ask someone to confirm or repeat what they are saying or to ask a [...]

Canadian Currency (Money)

Hello there, and welcome to Canada! I am sure you must have a lot of questions about Canadian currency. Adjusting to a new currency can be challenging at first, but fear not we are here to help! Let’s introduce you to how money works in Canada. Canadian Money History Pre-Confederation In early North America, before [...]

What is (Canadian) Thanksgiving?

Canadian Thanksgiving is always held on the second Monday in October. Thanksgiving is one of our very favourite Canadian holidays, and we think it could be yours, too. Why is that? It’s not just because we get to eat tables of delicious food, or because we get a day off work. While both reasons are [...]

Red poppies in November: What is Remembrance Day?

As soon as Halloween is over, every November, you will begin to see people wearing red paper flowers on their coats. These simple flowers are usually pinned on the left lapel, close to the heart, and are only worn for 2 weeks every year. The wearing of the poppy symbolizes that Remembrance Day is near. [...]
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