What are you thoughts on Canada.

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    I am curious how non-canadians perceive Canada and canadians in general. What are your thoughts? I've heard of plenty of crazy stereotypes that aren't true, mostly from other canadians so I can't confirm if international residents believe the same stereotypes.
     
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    True I don't know if it's because I'm french but I noticed americans use "eh" more then canadians. At least in my experience.
     
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    I'm guessing you've never been to Manitoba or Saskatchewan then. My wife's family says eh all of the time.
     
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    I learned everything I need to know about Canadians from the Mackenzie Brothers.


     
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    I would never live there, if I were you.

    Please!!
     
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    I've known a few people that went to Canada, either to live or just visit. The one thing I noticed about them when they returned was just what terrible haircuts they'd obtained.

    So Canada, in my view, is full of bad hairdressers and people with bad hair. Apart from that I have nothing further to offer.
     
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    I'm quite a fan of Canadian women if a recent trip to Las Vegas is anything to go by ;)
     
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    Good snowboarding up there. Been to Bannf and Whistler :)
     
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    unlocked doors, eh

    edit, and rioting hockey fans.
     
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    If I have kids, Canada would be one place I would love to raise them at.

    No crazy competitive streak like here in Korea, which leads to a life of higher quality.

    Then again, this might as well be a grass-is-greener-on-the-other-side thing, as I never have been to Canada.
     
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    I frequently hear that Quebecers don't really consider themselves Canadian.
     
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    I used to think that too, until we visited my NYC cousins. They teased us (lovingly!) about how many times we added the "eh" to a sentence. We weren't even aware how many times we tagged an "eh" on, until they started laughing at us (lovingly!)
     
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    As a pilot who has traveled to Canada on a regular basis over the last 25 years the only stereotype I've heard of, through the employee grapevine, although I'm not inclined to take it for granted, :) is that in Montreal, French speakers at times seem to be a bit snooty with English speakers. Personally I've not had to deal with snooty French. :) Even when we went to Paris (off season), most of the Parisians were cordial if not friendly.

    Overall, I enjoy my visits to Canada, my favorite (isn't it everyone's?) is Vancouver.
     
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    I have never been to Canada.[​IMG]

    The impression I get is that Canada is what America could be, if America was not so fanatically power hungry.

    Canada is a thinking mans 'America'.
     
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    You know what?

    As a United States citizen, born, bred, and ... yes ... proud, I agree with your assessment.

    And Vancouver, plain and simply, is one of the top 5 cities anywhere.
     

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