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A person from Canada. When asked to define being canadian, a canadian will tell you that they are NOT AMERICAN. Though, most other countries identify Canadians as being American Light or French. If a canadian is further prodded for a definition of Canadian beyond not American, most will ramble about snow, toques (and here they mean knit caps worn in winter), hockey amd maple syrup. Canadians lack cultural identity, and so when asked theirs they will list off the countries that their ancestors are from, even if their family has been in Canada for 200 years. A Canadian will usually only tell you that they are Canadian when asked their nationality, such as when travelling or for passport and census purposes.

Note that the above applies only to English Canadians. A French Canadian, be they Québécois, or French Canadian from any other province, is proud of their cultural identity, and their language.
English Canadian in France:

Canadian: I'm from Canada
Frenchman: Oh, so basically you are American?
Canadian: No, I'm English, Welsh, and Italian.
by HallstattCulture September 07, 2013

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