Ever wonder what makes Canada so unique? From foods to sports, Canada is home to many amazing entities! Check out the awesome list of Canadianisms that we’ve combined and be proud to be Canadian.
You know you’re Canadian when…
Timbits are considered breakfast (we will not tell you what they are, if you don't know!).
We consider Poutine a food group.
You eat chocolate bars instead of candy bars.
You drink pop, not soda.
You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
You know that Mounties "don't always look like that".
You are excited whenever an American television show mentions Canada.
You can eat more than one maple sugar candy without feeling nauseous.
You know Toronto is NOT a province.
Back bacon and Kraft Dinner are two of your favorite food groups.
You design your Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
You attend a formal event in your best clothes, your finest jewellery and your Sorels.
You can play road hockey on skates.
You know 4 seasons: Winter, Still Winter, almost Winter and Construction.
You pronounce the last letter of the alphabet "zed" instead of "zee."
and ... You end some sentences with "eh," ... eh?
You’ll only find these in Canada...
Montreal smoked meat and real Montreal bagels
Maple syrup pie
Nanaimo bars (we made 'em first)
of course, Poutine!
Vinegar on fries
Did you know…
Lacrosse is Canadian.
Hockey is Canadian.
Yes, Basketball is Canadian.
The biggest flags ever seen at the Olympic closing ceremonies were Canadian (twice...and the second one was smuggled in against a rule that was made because of the first one).
The Hudson Bay company once owned 1/11th of the Earth's surface.
The light bulb was actually invented by a Canadian. (Henry Woodward patented it in 1874). The patent was bought by an American named Edison who improved upon the design and took credit for inventing it.
Happy Canada Day from our BIG family to yours!