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Offline Donhollio

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The Canuck Corner
« on: April 12, 2008, 11:07:36 AM »
 I was thinking last night that there seems to be enough of us on this forum,and were spread out from coast to coast to coast, over about 4 timezones. I'm not aware of any Newfie's on here, but stranger things have happened !

 So I thought having a room to chat and rant about all things Canadian, would rid us of some stress and enlighten people from around the world . Not much from what I have come to experience, is known about us, and most of what I have heard is wrong.
 I think to most many think were just like American's,were not. We do have our own culture and way of life. But we will be happy to answer any questions others may have.
 
 So who wants to start ?

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2008, 11:15:50 AM »
I think to most many think were just like American's,were not. We do have our own culture and way of life. But we will be happy to answer any questions others may have.
 
 So who wants to start ?

Why do so many of you live on our border? When does the invasion begin?

edited to add: Who the  :censored: teaches people from Ontario how to drive?

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2008, 11:16:10 AM »

We do have our own culture and way of life.

But we will be happy to answer any questions others may have.
 

OK... Then the first question is about culture.

Have you done anything remarkable in music, except Garou and Celine Dion?  :innocent:
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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2008, 11:18:19 AM »

We do have our own culture and way of life.

But we will be happy to answer any questions others may have.
 

OK... Then the first question is about culture.

Have you done anything remarkable in music, except Garou and Celine Dion?  :innocent:

Alanis Morissette is a Canuck  :)

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2008, 11:20:55 AM »
Why do I have the feeling that this is not going to go exactly the way Donhollio anticipated  ;D

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2008, 11:23:42 AM »
Leaving Russia is not an emigration, rather an evacuation.

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2008, 11:31:20 AM »

Alanis Morissette is a Canuck  :)


Aha... who got US passport as well in 2005...

http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2005/02/17/morissetteUScitizen050217.html


So? Do Russians stop being Russian the moment they get their Canadian or American passport?  ;)
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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2008, 11:34:27 AM »

We do have our own culture and way of life.

But we will be happy to answer any questions others may have.
 

OK... Then the first question is about culture.

Have you done anything remarkable in music, except Garou and Celine Dion?  :innocent:

Where do we start. Just off the top of my head (and not necessarily saying that I like them but recognizing that they had an impact): Bryan Adams, Shania Twain, and Robert Goulet.
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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2008, 11:38:41 AM »

Where do we start. Just off the top of my head (and not necessarily saying that I like them but recognizing that they had an impact): Bryan Adams,


Yep! How could I forget...


Shania Twain,


Indeed? I always thought she's American  :innocent:


and Robert Goulet.


Never heard of...  ::)
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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2008, 12:42:31 PM »
Elvis used to shoot television sets if Robert Goulet was performing on TV. Now I know why. Please don't do that again DD!


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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2008, 12:53:29 PM »
Elvis used to shoot television sets if Robert Goulet was performing on TV. Now I know why. Please don't do that again DD!


 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Sorry GREGK

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2008, 01:41:19 PM »

Where do we start. Just off the top of my head (and not necessarily saying that I like them but recognizing that they had an impact): Bryan Adams,


Yep! How could I forget...


Shania Twain,


Indeed? I always thought she's American  :innocent:


and Robert Goulet.


Never heard of...  ::)

Shania is from northern Ontario.

As for Bryan Adam, he even has a cameo role in a Russian movie that was made a few years ago.
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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2008, 01:59:59 PM »
Doesnt she live in Switzerland now I recall reading?
please tell me where I'm being / have been 'dishonest'? 
Yes, he said that.........

Offline Donhollio

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Re: The Canuck Corner
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2008, 02:53:10 PM »
Why do I have the feeling that this is not going to go exactly the way Donhollio anticipated  ;D

 :laugh:  So far Chris your spot on !

 Alright DD drivers in Ontario and I assume you are talking about southern Ont. Or more better known to other Canadians living not in the southern tip as the
 "Centre of the Universe."  maybe Wes would like to comment ? :innocent:
 Well too many know very little outside of their little world hence the name. Shania was born and raised in Timmin's Ont.  It's about 400kms ( I think ) north of Toronto. It's out in the wilds according to southerners ::)  She did move to Switzerland, but I read somewhere she and her hubby are moving to New Zealand.

 Olga music is very subjective, ones masterpiece is another's noise. Much like Cilly Dion, but shes a Quebecer  and 
" My Canada doesn't include Quebec "  :antagonize:
 So for any CDN musician you have heard of has most likely made it in the USA and from there they get their international exposure.
 Averil, Alanis & Sara Maglockin ??spelling, and other girls have all gone big in the USA. There are others of course but I can't remember their names.
 The same can be said for actors, many are Canucks but it's always assumed they are from the USA.