Canadian Identity. A personal comparison of Canada and the U.S

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1: The Canadian Identity is the stuff that all Canadian's have in

common, it's like we invented hockey so that is considered part of our

identity. We also invented Basketball but the U.s. took that away from us

by exploting it and saying that because the man was in the U.s. it was not

Canadian, but for the people that know they realize that our identity is falling

apart because the U.s. is a much bigger country so they have more power.

2: The thing that create our identity our the sports we invented,

the way we talk (eh), the courtesy that we have towards other


the food we eat, and even the prices we have. More stuff that makes

our identity are the amount of racism in our country compared to the

U.s. , also the beauty of the land compared to the overpopulated cities

in the U.s.

We have the Rocky mountains and many other clean and

famous landmarks. Also the crime rate is alot lower than in the U.s.,

and also unlike them we have free health care and a lower pollution


3: Canada to me is the best place to live in because we have beautiful

landmarks, we have free health care that helps my family alot because

of my asthma, we also have a government and a large amount of


that are nice to other countries and are less hated. One main thing

known about Canada is that we are a center for sports, we also have

less racism than the U.s., because if a black child walked into a school

in the U.s. 30 years ago he would be made fun of called names and

even failed by the teachers because of his skin color. But back in the

1800's black...