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posted by Tamar20
There have been many great things said about Canada by Canadians and non-Canadians. Here are a few "Great Canadian Quotes" that I like. Please feel free to send me more Canadian quotes and I'll add them to the list.

Canadians are the people who learned to live without the bold accents of the natural ego-trippers of other lands.
- Marshall McLuhan
Americans should never underestimate the constant pressure on Canada which the mere presence of the United States has produced. We're different people from you and we're different people because of you. Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping...
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posted by makintosh
The Meaning of Eh!
It is quite obvious that some people are having a tough time understanding Canadians, so the following will run through a very brief translation of the Canadian 'dialect' and hopefully ease some minds out there.
EH = pronounced AY (similar, but not the same as huh)
Eh is a useful word that is very important and is the basis of all Canadian communications. It is used in conjunction with other words, or simply by itself. The tone or the slight differences in exclamation also changes the meaning:-
Eh? = what did you say?
Eh? = what do you think?
EH? = something to say just to end...
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posted by anneofavonlea

" Canada, you are crazy, that why I love you "

Marc Labreche



my favorite quotation, it's also my opinion
Labreche is such a genuis

I LOVE YOU CANADA




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This list is only my opinion of what it takes to be a canadian. I know it doesn't include some illegal fun we have but i'd like to think we are above that. As a proud canadian i can say i have all these things and hope you do too.

The List

1. An endless supply of hot chocolate

2. A Tim's within 15 minutes

3. Knowledge of at least one political leader

4. Manners

5. Good sense of humor

6. Loyalty to at least one Hockey team

7. The ability to put maple syrup in at least on meal a week

8. Generosity

9. Shoveling snow by age 5

10. The love for moose, beavers and wolves
From an email. Enjoy!

TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

Vancouver: 1.5 million people and two bridges... You do the math.
Your $400,000 Vancouver home is a mere 5 hours from downtown.
You can throw a rock and hit three Starbucks locations.
There's always some sort of deforestation protest going on.
W - e - e - d

TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN ALBERTA

You live in the only province that could actually afford to be its own country.
Ott-a-wa... who?
Tax is 6% instead of approximately 200% as it is for the rest of the country.
You can exploit almost any natural resource you can think of.
It's a downhill run to...
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posted by katetekiku
LIGHTS Valerie Poxleitner
LIGHTS Valerie Poxleitner
LIGHTS is a Canadian singer who was born on April 11, 1987. Her full name is Lights Poxleitner, and her legal name used to be Valerie Anne Poxleitner until she changed it.

She made her first EP, the Lights EP, in 2008, and the debut of her first album, The Listening, in 2009. Since 2009, she has created an Ice Pack, filled with remixes of her famous song "Ice", an Acoustic EP, and a brand new album called "Siberia".

Lights won Indie Awards in the Favorite Solo Artist and Favourite Single categories during Canadian Music Week in March 2009 in Toronto. She won the Best New Artist Awards in...
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