The Great Canadian GIVEAWAY!

Great Canadian Giveaway

 

In celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving we have put together The Great Canadian Giveaway – prizes from some of our fav Canadian Companies!

How to enter: Β Post a picture or share a story about how your family acts like Canadians! Some examples include pouring maple syrup on anything, wearing toques anytime of year and living in an igloo.

Note: Canadian companies will be closed on October 13th to give thanks to all that is Canadian!

Contest open to anyone that can show some Canadian pride in the countries of US & Canada.

ENTER HERE October 10-14th

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27 Comments

  1. October 10, 2014
    Kendall

    When the kids get mad that it hasn’t started snowing yet by Halloween.

  2. October 10, 2014
    erika

    We say “Mmm”, which is more Canadian than saying “Eh”, imo.

  3. October 10, 2014
    Amanda Stevenson Felton

    Being a Canadian and living in the USA, I have kept a lot of my Canadian-ism. What stands out most are the different words used; pencil crayon, garburator, runners, pop, etc. I always welcome the snow. I still spell colour the British way I was taught.

  4. October 10, 2014
    Kristin Troska

    We are Minnesotans who lived in New Mexico. Wow! They have a crazy accent down there. We sure don’t, ha!, but they thought we did …. calling us Canadians all the time. Honestly I think they thought Minnesota was in Canada, eh? Our friend’s little baby Meredith’s first word was WOW with a MN accent thanks to us. All good.

  5. October 10, 2014
    Sara

    My baby hasn’t been to Canada, yet. I love BC, as it is easy to visit from Seattle. Can’t wait to take her!

  6. October 10, 2014
    Kelly F

    We LOVE maple syrup in this household!! Maple syrup is replaced for a lot of sugars in recipes we make! πŸ™‚

  7. October 10, 2014
    Carlene R.

    We use Maple Syrup on everything. We eat it with breakfast, lunch and dinner and use it as a substitute for sugar in most baking we do as a family.

  8. October 10, 2014
    Christa

    We’re proud to tell people where we’re from everywhere we go. Here we are sporting our Roots Canada hoodie on Italy’s Amalfi Coast! Cold weather won’t keep us proud Canadians from hitting the beach on vacation!

  9. October 10, 2014
    Justin F.

    I am one who will put maple syrup on anything!

  10. October 10, 2014
    N T

    Spending time with our cousins in B.C. and picking up their accent and cadence:)

  11. October 10, 2014
    Mary D

    We’re all just really super nice and polite even though we’re from the states. We do have two really truly Canadians in the family though–both by brother and my husband’s brother married girls from Alberta! Crazy, hey?

  12. October 10, 2014
    Tannis W

    I drink Tim Hortons Iced Capps year round and say “eh” way too often… Unfortunately I greatly dislike the frigid cold of our Canadian winters. I never would have thought I had an accent until I spent a year in Texas. WOW, I sure noticed my accent then, and how often I said EH?!

  13. October 10, 2014
    Jessica Fletcher

    I live close to montreal and love going there to shop!

  14. October 11, 2014
    Shannon Cook

    The only way to ring in the new year is watching the hockey (go Flames) with Timmies in hand! Still trying to lobby to make opening day of hockey season a national holiday. πŸ™‚

  15. October 11, 2014
    tam

    Thanks for the great green Olli contest!

  16. October 11, 2014

    My girls get mad if the maple syrup doesn’t come out for pancakes…or sausage…or bacon…or ham…you know, the works πŸ™‚

  17. October 11, 2014

    We are so Canadian we smell like a mix of hockey gear and maple syrup-yuck LOL Here are my boys in their Canada Day hand print shirts we made 2 years ago

  18. October 11, 2014
    Sonja

    We cook our breakfast sausages in maple syrup!!! So yummy!!!

  19. October 11, 2014
    DA Cohen Ellison

    Going to play in the snow even if it is -10Β°C!

  20. October 12, 2014
    Sarah Jane M

    We live in Michigan, which means we have quite the collection of Canadian coins – mostly pennies, but sometimes larger ones sneak in just to vex us at the pop machine.

  21. October 12, 2014
    Nancy lafrance

    We wear our proud to be Canadian shirts all year round! Proud to be Canadian.

  22. October 13, 2014
    Heidi McDonough

    My kids will wear their winter hats at any time of year, even in the summer. I find myself saying “eh” way too often for a Pennsylvanian, too.

  23. October 13, 2014
    Shannon

    Roots, Plaid and the great Canadian outdoors, need I say more?
    We love and embrace being Canadian to the fullest!

  24. October 14, 2014

    We love our Tim Hortons! And you know my 4 yr old is a tough little Canadian when he puts on shorts and sandals as soon as the snow melts in Spring and is still wearing them now in October! πŸ™‚

  25. October 14, 2014
    Tara

    Well it helps that we are Canadian so it is easy to act like Canadians πŸ™‚ Yesterday Oct 13th, on Thanksgiving we went on a family hike…note the baby was wearing a toque…and we had Thanksgiving dinner with friends living around us that are also Canadian. It was a good day.

  26. October 14, 2014
    Jenna D

    we are all guilty of apologizing repeatedly, even when things aren’t our fault, or we’ve actually just bumped into an inanimate object, lol

  27. October 14, 2014
    Andrea

    My family is being Canadian when we swim in an outdoor pool in the mountains in October!