A laid-back coutnry to the north of the United States. Our healthcare is free, no matter your income. If you need an operation, you get it, no charge. We brew some of the world's best beer here, and we're not ashamed to say that we like to drink a fair amount of it. No, we don't have a large military, but in essence, we really don't need one. We prefer to just mind our own business and have a good time. Actually, Canada has one of the proudest military histories in the world. We were the only country to be on our D-Day beachhead on time on D-Day. We proudly fought for and liberated numerous European town during both World Wars. Canadian were responsible for liberating the Netherlands during World War 2, something of which we are very proud. We are not a nation to hold grudges, and we are both proud and happy to say that no nation on earth is our enemy, and no nation on earth views Canada as their enemy. If we so choose, we can walk down the street smoking a joint, without having to worry about being hassled by the police, because we are mature and enlightened enough to realize that if a person wants to smoke a joint in peace then they should be left alone. By the way, we grow some of the best marijuana on earth. We don't say "eh", a lot and when we do, it's not in the way most non-Canadians think. When we say "eh", it's like saying "huh"? (eg. It's really cold out here, huh?" We DO NOT say "eh" after sentences like "Welcome to Toronto", or "Please pass the potatoes". It is a place where kids don't have to feel threatened walking home late at night. WE are a nation of "pleases" and "thank-yous". We are almost polite to a fault. When two Canadian argue over a parking spot, it often sounds like this:
Canuck 1: "You take it, you were here first. Canuck 2: "No, you take it, you saw it first." Canuck 1: "No, I insist, you take the spot." We have some of the world's most amazing scenery, and our streets, even in large urban centres, are very clean. We are very proud to have Toronto, the most multi-cultural city on earth, and home to some of the best bars and nightclubs around. We like to embrace people from all over the world into our neighbourhoods, as we value diversity, rather than fera it. Canadians realize that we can collectively learn from other cultures to improve our overall quality of life. In Canada, we really don't have a problem with same-sex marraige. It is legal here, and we see no reason why it should not be. We don't see any reason why anyone under the age of 18, and 19 in some cases shouldn't be able to drink alcohol. Contrary to what a lot of people may think, we are not a nation of hunters and fisherman, and it is not cold here 24/7. We have great summers, where it often reaches 100 degrees farenheit during June, July and August in a number of areas. We not only beleive in, we enforce equal rights for all, regardless of any factors like age, race, etc. If a woman wants to walk down the street topless in Canada, she is legally allowed. If men can do it, why can't women? We also allow women the right to an abortion if she so chooses. We do like our hockey in Canada, but we are not utterly consumed by it, as some would imagine. We just like to enjoy a game now and then with our friends while sipping on a few beers. We beleive in peacekeeping, not warfare. For Canadians, war is a last resort. The last war we have been involved in was World War 2. We do not, however, mind lending our armed forces to peacekeeping efforts and disaster clean-ups. Canada is home to some of the world's finest educational institutons, where our students can attend for very little in comaprison to other areas of the world. A typical year of university in Canada costs about $4500. We love our American neighbors to the south, even though we sometimes have our petty squabbles and such. In short, we are a peaceful country with a very liberal outlook on things, similar to what you may find in countries such as Sweden and the Netherlands.
Canada: What a great country!
by JohnnyD September 09, 2005
The country in which I am so proud to call my home. A country made free by my grandparents and many others due to their roles in WWII. A country in which we complain that it's too cold in the winter, and too hot in the summer. We have 10 provinces and 3 territories. Some say Newfoundland is the beginning of the Earth because of its beauty!! We know for a fact that vikings settled in our country! Our entire country is very multi cultural. We have mountains, great lakes, and vast countryside. We don't say "aboot", and every sentence does NOT end with "eh." We aren't afraid to let same sex couples marry, despite our new PM's view on the definition of "Marriage." Tons of really cool movies get filmed in Canada! We have cowboys on the west coast!! We have one of the best skiing resorts in the WORLD in BC!! WE GOT THE 2010 OLYMPICS!! We say "please" and "thank you" more then any other country in the world! HOCKEY! LACROSSE! BASKETBALL! The first wireless signals were sent by Marconi in St. John's Newfoundland to England!! We don't have much of a military, but we are known for our peacekeeping and aid efforts. We have the tallest freestanding structure in the world, CN Tower. It costs us a fortune to fly within our own country, but peanuts to fly overseas. Canada...just a really great place to live and visit!
Come to Canada and see all her glory!
by Foxy Roxy February 22, 2006
One of the world's greatest spots *little known fact, worth repeating over and over in every post*. Don't come live here, but we will be refreshingly sweet and helpful with directions if you do decide to visit.
Are people seriously using "America's hat" as an insult? Seriously? You can't think of anything more insightful to observe than "they are located above us; we must disdainfully refer to Canada as Our Hat. Nothing could be more ingenious!"

Okay, fine... thank you for keeping our balls warm.
/end rant
by Aiko Marie January 05, 2008
The place where all the liberals moved to get away from Bush after the '04 elections...just to run smack into Stephen Harper!
Get away from a moderately Christian man to run smack-dab into a man who has called his opponents "the devil" in public...Welcome to Canada!
by Treima May 08, 2006
the country immediatley north of the united states in north america
the United States and Canada share a border.
by Big Bird September 10, 2004
A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across an unfortified border.
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by SGS January 01, 2004
The area to the north of America (that's up on a normal map).
Think of it as the brain of North America, with the United States being the mouth, and Mexico being the beard.

Despite popular belief Canada's army is one of the best trained army's in the world since we invest almost our entire military budget in training as apposed to America who invests in technology. The combination of the two is unstoppable (see: Devil's Brigade).

Yes we do love hockey, and most Canadians would have a lot more respect for Americans didn't vote for George the second. However Canada and America are still like Maple Syrup and Pancakes, or BL & T, or maybe even a Chocolatey Outside and a creamy Caramel center.

(Just remember that Michael Cera from Superbad is Canadian).
"Hey what's on the other side of the toll booth with the big line up"
"That's Canada"
by TerdFerguson December 11, 2007
The best place to live according to the UN. Although we try to say we are different from Americans....we are close to being the same. When most Canadians bas the US they are not bashing the people....they are bashing a man that does not have the brain capacity to run the most powerful country in the world. And yes i am talking about Bush.
Why can't we all just get along?
by Nova Scotia February 15, 2005
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