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12 Things You Should Never Do In Canada

Canada! The Great White North! As the United States' neighbor to the immediate north full of people who mostly speak English, Canada is frequently the first (or only) foreign country many Americans visit. If you're from the U.S. (or elsewhere) and are planning a trip to the proud and mighty land where maple syrup grows on trees, there are a handful of things you should not do while there if you want to avoid annoying, offending, or even angering a stranger.

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    12 Things You Should Never Do In Canada

    12 Things You Should Never Do In Canada

    Canada! The Great White North! As the United States' neighbor to the immediate north full of people who mostly speak English, Canada is frequently the first (or only) foreign country many Americans visit. If you're from the U.S. (or elsewhere) and are planning a trip to the proud and mighty land where maple syrup grows on trees, there are a handful of things you should not do while there if you want to avoid annoying, offending, or even angering a stranger. While Canada is renowned as a nation of polite people, some buttons just shouldn't be pushed.

    The Messed Up Truth Of Canada's Starlight Tours

    The Messed Up Truth Of Canada's Starlight Tours

    Although police abuses in Canada are sometimes referred to as starlight tours when they involve being driven in a police cruiser, the starlight tours of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan present a horror all their own. Tragically, there's no way of knowing exactly how many people have been victims of starlight tours in Saskatoon or elsewhere. Those who survive often don't speak out because, according to a CBC report, "it's police investigating police." This is the messed up truth of Canada's starlight tours.

    Canada's Most Dangerous Cities

    Canada's Most Dangerous Cities

    O Canada, how the world loves you! For decades, the U.S.'s northern neighbor has been lauded for its kindness and lovably quirky manners. Just recently, in an international U.S. News & World Report survey of the best countries, Canada came in first, receiving perfect scores for quality of life and social purpose. Yet even nice countries like Canada have their dark spots. And to remind us of that fact, Canada's premier business publication, Maclean's, compiles a yearly list of the country's most dangerous places.

    Bizarre Things That Only Exist In Canada

    Bizarre Things That Only Exist In Canada

    Maple, moose, bacon and goose, frozen boots, excessive thank you's – this is what you'll find in the land of Canada, where warm people live lives shaped by a cold, harsh climate. Second only to Russia in size, Canada follows the way of poutine more so than Putin. Its foods are hearty, its medical care free, and its favorite sports invariably involve ice and things that slide on top of ice. Yet for all its geographical size, the country's population is smaller than that of California, and 80 percent of citizens cozy up against the US border for warmth.

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