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When someone uses excessive politeness to avoid confrontation. So named for the stereotypical politeness of Canadians, as they will frequently apologize for their views rather than argue their side.

Not to be confused with normal shyness or introversion, where a person doesn't like to speak. Someone who is Canada shy with be friendly and pleasant until confrontation arises, at which point they might offer someone a scone or a peanut butter and honey sandwich, in hopes of turning the conversation friendly again
James: "Man, Jessica will just agree with anything you say, she needs a backbone."
Sean: "Nah, man, she's Canada shy."

Jiblet: "Every time I try to talk politics with Donny, he just offers me food and leaves. He must be Canada shy"
by Jimbi11 January 14, 2014
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