At every step – restaurants and cafes for every taste. Canadians themselves respect meat and fish dishes – steaks, steaks, roast beefs, langets. The first dishes are mashed soups made of vegetables, cauliflower, pumpkin and tomatoes, as well as all kinds of broths with croutons.
Canadians’ favorite drink is beer, the Labatt and Molson varieties are especially popular.
In most establishments, tips make up 10-15% of the total bill.
Maple syrup is a matter of national pride for Canadians. It is served with pancakes, rolls, pies and muffins, there is even homemade ham in maple syrup.
Canada Attractions and Attractions
The sights of Canada are, first of all, amazingly beautiful nature, then – architectural monuments, mostly modern, and finally – the cultures of indigenous tribes.
Vacationers on the slopes of Tremblant can go on an excursion to Montreal, Quebec, Toronto or Ottawa. And, of course, to Niagara Falls. Those who ski in the province of British Columbia should go to Vancouver, Richmond and Steveston.
Over the centuries, elements of the cultures and traditions of Canadian Aboriginal, French, British, and later immigrants constituted a single Canadian culture, also heavily influenced by linguistic, geographical, and economic factors from its neighbor, the United States.
Canada is often described as a very progressive, diverse, and multicultural country, and the Canadian government’s policies regarding health care financing, increased taxation, the prohibition of the death penalty, increased measures to eradicate poverty, emphasis on cultural diversity and legalization of same-sex marriage are strikingly different from the United States.
The Canadian government has also had an impact on Canadian culture through various programs, laws and institutions such as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the National Film Board.
Traditions of Canada
Canadians practice a large number of religions, the most common of which is Catholicism. Among Canadians there are Protestants, Jews, Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists and Native Indians, and with their traditional beliefs.
The official languages of Canada are English and French, and the ethnic diversity of the country demonstrates how diverse the norms and rules of decency accepted in society are. Greeting, for example, is usually not accompanied by touches in the form of hugs and handshakes, and loud speeches are considered inappropriate except in special cases or in places such as bars and clubs.
Canadian holidays fall into two categories: political and religious. The main celebrations accompanied by the official weekend are Christmas and Easter. And the main political holidays are Canada Day (July 1), New Year (January 1), Victoria Day, Labor Day (in September) and Thanksgiving (in October).