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Important: 13 Things That Are Not True For All Canadians

Most... but not all!

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1. Consume milk in bags.

Bagged milk, which has become a Canadian staple and punchline, is not available in all of Canada. It's usually sold in Eastern provinces but are harder to find in places like British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, or Alberta.

But! Those who've grown up on milk in bags can vouch that it's a fantastic and practical vehicle for dairy 👍.

2. Enjoy or care to follow hockey.

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I KNOW, EH?!

The scientific explanation for this finding is that some Canadians just simply do 👏not 👏 care 👏 for 👏 hockey. And these people should not be shunned or shamed by our fellow countrymen.

4. Are kind. (At least all the time.)

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True story: Two days ago I was standing in line at a coffee shop when a woman, who I'll call Loraine, stepped out of line to take a phone call. After several minutes, the line moved up. But Lorraine elbowed herself back in her spot in line and hissed at the rest of us "I WAS HERE, OK?"

In Loraine's defence, she's probably a very kind lady and just had an off-day. Canadians have off-days.

6. Spell things the "Canadian" way: With the extra "u."

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Canadian English just picks and chooses from British and American English as it likes, so sometimes the spellings for -or suffixes can oscillate between adding the "u" and without the "u."

BUT REMEMBER: IN THE FACE OF AN AMERICAN, IT IS ALWAYS WITH THE EXTRA "U." IT IS WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE.

7. Have ever even seen a moose in the wild.

Moose are practically citizens in Canada but not everyone has had an encounter with one.

10. Grew up watching Degrassi.

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Astonishingly, some Canadians did not watch or care to watch any of the Degrassi series and it did not shape all childhoods. These people still grew up to be wonderful, charismatic law-abiding citizens.

11. Experience the truly tit-freezing temperatures the country offers.

Compared to other countries, our winters are BRUTAL. They bite. And they're unforgiving. And we like to boast about it. But most of the population doesn't live, and probably will never live, in the coldest — and truly bone-chilling — places in the country. Like, towns in Nunavut, where the average temps YEAR-ROUND hovers around -20 degrees Celsius.

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