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Marketing Tips

Business Culture



  • Use the term French-speaking Canadian instead of French Canadian.
  • Use the term Inuit instead of Eskimo.
  • Conservative business suits are the preference of most corporations.
  • Native Americans are also called first people.
  • Do not view Canada as an extension of the U.S.
  • Do not talk with your hands in your pockets.
  • Do not bring up cultural tensions between French and English speaking Canadians in conversation.
  • Do not make the thumbs down gesture in Quebec.

Legal Environment

Legislative and regulatory jurisdiction in Canada is divided and sometimes shared between thefederal parliament and the legislatures of the 10 provinces and two territories. All except Quebechave a British-based common law system.