Culture Notes: Canada

  1. Canada is officially bilingual.

  2. Although they often use first names over the phone, French-speaking Canadians may use surnames in person.”

  3. Anglophone Canadians often begin informal meetings with small talk; however, all Canadians tend to get down to business fairly quickly.

  4. Francophones usually are not as reserved as Anglophones. They are more likely to use expansive gestures, touch during a conversation, and stand closer while ta

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