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Understanding Canadian Culture. An athropological lesson in Canada....eh!. Minds On – Group Work. Canada Top 10 List...........GOOOOOOO!. How is this picture a perception of Canada and our armed forces ?.

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understanding canadian culture

Understanding Canadian Culture

An athropological lesson in Canada....eh!

minds on group work
Minds On – Group Work

Canada Top 10 List...........GOOOOOOO!

how is this picture a perception of canada and our armed forces
How is this picture a perception of Canada and our armed forces?
  • The famous lyrics of the Blame Canada song from the 1999 South Park movie state clearly the differences between Americans and Canadians: “Blame Canada! It seems that everything\'s gone wrong, since Canada came along. Blame Canada! Blame Canada! They\'re not even a real country anyway.”
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Multi-Cultural. It\'s probably the second most used word to describe Canadian Culture after hockey. We often like to describe Canadian culture that way.

  • A mosaic of people from all backgrounds making up our society. I wonder to what extent this is true. How much is Canadian Culture really shaped by those who immigrate here.
  • What do you think?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRI-A3vakVg
  • I Am Canadian Video
  • Differentiation of American and Canadian culture
  • “doesn’t like in an igloo”
  • First nation of hockey
  • Pronounced Z not Z, etc……
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFgPX0hnNfA
  • These "Talking to Americans" clips are funny, sure, but is there another message to be gathered from them?
  • Why do Canadians feel so smug and superior to our American neighbours?
  • If our culture wasn\'t so dominated by theirs, would we be as unfamiliar with their government and geography as they are of ours?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3JMSTPSsbU
  • From Michael Moore\'s Bowling for Columbine Documentary... is he right? ARE Canadians fundamentally different from Americans?
do you agree with this quote
Do you agree with this quote?
  • "Canada" is just a watered down, more socialist version of America. It\'s culture consists of trying not to be America. Everyone likes Canada because it\'s inoffensive - like mild cheddar. Nobody loves it, but everyone can eat it. I\'d rather be exotic brie or zesty blue cheese. Canada needs a good war to define itself. Until then, it\'s a nothing country and deep down most Canadians know it.  
99 reasons it s better to be canadian
99 Reasons it’s better to be Canadian
  • http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/99-reasons-why-its-better-to-be-canadian/
  • Read through the article and figure out what your top 3 reasons are.
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