English Canadian

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English Canadian

n
(Peoples) a Canadian citizen whose first language is English, esp one of English descent
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Even though 71% of the attitudes and behaviors of English Canadians and French Quebecers overlap, there are plenty of differences that make Quebecers unique--not better or worse, but different.
The story is framed by the contemporary problems of the time--the spectre of war in Europe, the cultural divide between French and English Canadians, the growing opportunities for women--and this book could be used when teaching one or all of these topics.
But most English Canadians now seemingly care as much about Quebec as most Quebecois care about English Canada: the two solitudes have grown even more indifferent to each other.
Cecilia Morgan, 'A Happy Holiday': English Canadians and Transatlantic Tourism, 1870-1930 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2008)
To recall the date given to the 1849 Annexation Manifesto produced by French-Canadian Rouges and conservative English Canadians who sought union with the U.
His primary focus, however, beyond strictly theoretical postulates, is to map the place that Quebec has occupied in the thinking of English Canadians, past and present.
Even though for centuries there has been some misunderstanding between English Canadians and French Canadians (since the 1760s when the British acquired Canada from the French), it was only in the latter part of the twentieth century that the idea of separation by French Canada came to a head.
In A Purer Taste, Carole Gerson describes the popularity of this genre in nineteenth-century Canada, indicating how early English Canadians were looking for the same "nationalistic affect" in their own fiction that Sir Walter Scott had achieved in his for Great Britain (68).
He was known for trying to balance the interests of French and English Canadians.
Are only unilingual English Canadians to be considered?
It boils down to this: for English Canadians it's our proximity to the U.
In actuality, only thirty-nine percent of Quebeckers thought Canadians outside Quebec were hypocrites and fifty-seven percent of English Canadians returned the favour.