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Old 11-15-2011, 01:41 PM   #16
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Pros: Less fat people, better looking girls from my experiences with the states, very little crime, free healthcare, stronger beer (but costs twice as much).

Like what?
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Old 11-15-2011, 01:49 PM   #17
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So what do Canadian feel in general about outsiders coming to live there....especially from the US?

What's the biggest culture shock for an American/US going there?

Canadians are very welcoming I feel. You won't encounter a lot of arrogance towards outsiders, I am talking to you America and France. If you tell most people you're American they will probably be very interested to know more about what it's like to live there and then explain how things are different in Canada.Of course individuals are different all over, there are good people, bad people and as*holes everywhere but I'm speaking generally.

I think the biggest cultural shock for most young people to be honest will be people's obsession with hockey, long winters and Canadian television. Of course if you have cable or satellite then you still get all of your American channels. In fact majority will be American tv. Another thing you will notice is that people are more assimilated. This might piss off you racists but in most groups of friends half will be white, with the other half being a combination of black, indian, asian and other races. People aren't really separated along racial lines as much basically.
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Old 11-15-2011, 01:55 PM   #18
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I actually prefer the US over Canada even though logically it really doesnt make much sense on my end.
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Old 11-15-2011, 01:58 PM   #19
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I actually prefer the US over Canada even though logically it really doesnt make much sense on my end.

If I was an outsider and had a month to either visit US or Canada I would pick US 10 times out of 10. I just think if I lived there my quality of life won't be the same. I can't picture myself living their. I have visited California, New York, Arizona, Nevada and Virginia.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:22 PM   #20
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just as funny as dead baby jokes

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Old 11-15-2011, 02:29 PM   #21
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get use to CFL highlights when you are watching a Sports Channel
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:31 PM   #22
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get use to CFL highlights when you are watching a Sports Channel

And the occasional curling.


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Old 11-15-2011, 02:43 PM   #23
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And the occasional curling.



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Old 11-15-2011, 02:49 PM   #24
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learn french if you want

I don't have anything against Canada but their version of French is like fingernails on a chalkboard.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:50 PM   #25
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And the occasional curling.



And singing fakkit rcmp in canoes.

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Old 11-15-2011, 03:38 PM   #26
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And this alien



Unless you've got some nice bank saved or intend on making a fairly handsome salary I would suggest not moving in the heart of downtown Toronto or Vancouver right off the bat. There's plenty of suburbs such as Mississauga, Milton, Brampton where you can find housing for much cheaper then the metropolis regions...
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:03 PM   #27
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Canada, eh?
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:10 PM   #28
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find a job first, the cities are expensive

alcohol is expensive too
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:32 PM   #29
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You are from Canada Ridonks? What part?
i'm an east coaster, but right now i'm finishing up my studies in ottawa. a half credit left and i can't wait to get out. i'm planning to explore quite a bit of the country next summer.

what about you?
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:33 PM   #30
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I don't have anything against Canada but their version of French is like fingernails on a chalkboard.
this is true. though the more you make fun of it, the more tolerable it becomes.
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