To end this Canadian List of Ten series, I’d like to tackle ten myths people may have about Canada. And yes, I have personally heard each one of them, believe it or not!
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Canadian politics takes some time to get used, especially for Europeans. The three levels of government are new to us (there are no provinces nor states in Europe) and national politics is somewhat eclipsed by local news, more relevant to communities in this huge country.
Let’s not do like Stephen Harper and Governor General Michaelle Jean visiting Nunavut: raw seal heart is not for everyone. But I know there are some Canadian specialties you are dying to try!
Canada, the best country on earth? Well, I’d hate to brag… but the truth is, there is plenty to experience here and it’s a great country to live in. The stereotype of a frozen land North of the USA doesn’t do Canada justice.
No matter whether you are a newcomer or a lifelong Canadian citizen, here are ten things to experience in Canada.
Believe it or not, the stereotypical Canadian is not a lumberjack, doesn’t live in an igloo somewhere up North, and doesn’t always watch hockey.
Okay, the last part may be true. Hockey Night in Canada is probably the most popular TV program here.
Have you ever heard of curling? Did you know that cricket was popular here? Can you name Canada’s official summer sport?
Looks like you need this 10 Canadian sports list!
Contrary to popular belief, Canadians don’t speak Canadian. Most speak English, or French, or even both. But Canadian English also has words or expressions not found, or not widely used, in other variants of English. Do you know these ten?
There are great Canadians in all fields: sports, science, arts, social sciences… Thousands of Canadians from all backgrounds and all origins helped improve this world, one way or another, through the centuries.
So here a list of the top Canadian restaurants, fast food and coffee places. You must know at least a few…!
Welcome to my new series, the “Canadian List of Ten”! Ten weeks, ten posts, ten lists and one hundred new Canadian things for you, from food to language, from city to weather.
Today, we will start with music, something I really enjoy (and you may have noticed it given the number of concerts we went to!).