Tagged: bagel-hating heathens
June 13, 2013 1:28 am at 1:28 am #609637
So, I was thinking, since there are so many Americans on here (this site is probably run by Americans), who on here is Canadian or lives in Canada 😀 Anyone celebrating Canada Day here?June 13, 2013 1:47 am at 1:47 am #963565k9horaMember
hello from Toronto, the largest frum Jewish community in north America without tons of chutzpa. try it you’ll like it. we have more daf yomi shiurim per capita than any city in the world outside of Eretz Yisroel.June 13, 2013 1:51 am at 1:51 am #963566
I’m a proud Canadian and most definitely celebrating Canada day!!!! Except i wish the fireworks were better here:( J’aime le Canada!!!!!!!!!!!June 13, 2013 1:51 am at 1:51 am #963567yichusdikParticipant
You know it is a few weeks until Canada Day (July 1). I think Toi is also Canadian – originally, and there’s someone from Winnipeg who used to post often. But Canada is indeed a pretty good place to live. A government that is a better Friend to Israel and the Jewish people than any other in the world; a robust economy that weathered the recession pretty well; good Jewish infrastructure; freedom; and a beautiful, vast landscape.June 13, 2013 2:19 am at 2:19 am #963568
k9hora: ugh i hate TorontoJune 13, 2013 2:27 am at 2:27 am #963569
Younglady- How is that even possible? I thought you liked it.June 13, 2013 2:32 am at 2:32 am #963570
Canada is great!!!:)
younglday: Toronto’s not that bad- they have Canada’s wonderland and niagra fallsJune 13, 2013 2:41 am at 2:41 am #963571
alwaysmile: Toronto does no have Niagara Falls. It’s a two hour drive from TorontoJune 13, 2013 2:43 am at 2:43 am #963572
wonderland is just about the only think good about it, ok fine its not that horrible just i would prefer to live in another city than Toronto.June 13, 2013 2:48 am at 2:48 am #963573
cant_stop_laughing: it actually takes like 90 min but wtvrJune 13, 2013 2:48 am at 2:48 am #963574
i meant close by to torontoJune 13, 2013 2:52 am at 2:52 am #963575
The taxes in Canada are an absolute killer. Plus, I can make my own poutine at home, and there is fine quality kosher Maple Syrup available from Vermont and other places.
Montreal bagels are misshapen (I’ll take a hot Kossar’s bialy any day of the week).June 13, 2013 3:04 am at 3:04 am #963576
rebdoniel: not in Alberta, the taxes there are reallly low, they have no provincial sales tax!June 13, 2013 3:14 am at 3:14 am #963577
rebdoniel: just in case you didn’t know, life does not revolve on the quality of food and money. And, while you have to pay for all your healthcare, we get it for free!June 13, 2013 3:20 am at 3:20 am #963578
every place has it’s pros and consJune 13, 2013 4:00 am at 4:00 am #963579Oh Shreck!Participant
and I thought Monticello was the best country…June 13, 2013 4:02 am at 4:02 am #963580charliehallParticipant
While income and sales taxes are higher in Canada and the US, property taxes tend to be much lower, especially compared to the suburbs of New York City. And the government pays most of the cost of your health insurance, which is a huge savings.
Also, some provinces make a very large contribution to the cost of Jewish day school education. (I know that Quebec and British Columbia do and that Ontario does not.)June 13, 2013 5:22 am at 5:22 am #963581
Canada is not the US. They don’t have our way of government, nor our ideas about G-d and liberty. America is exceptional and is the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. Not Canada.
America has been at the forefront of helping oppressed peoples around the world attain human rights and freedom from oppression. Not the Canadians. When we were fighting to stop the spread of communist tyranny in Southeast Asia, the Canadians welcomed draft dodgers with open arms, r”l. Another emasculated, European-type regime.June 13, 2013 6:31 am at 6:31 am #963582netazarParticipant
No. Israel is the best country in the world.June 13, 2013 10:47 am at 10:47 am #963584Geordie613Participant
Hpw many daf yomi shiurim are there in Toronto, and how many people?June 13, 2013 1:11 pm at 1:11 pm #963585haifagirlParticipant
No. Israel is the best country in the world.
Thank you. I was wondering if anybody else would say that.
Hashem gave us Eretz Yisroel. Obviously He thinks Eretz Yisroel is the best country, or He would have given us Canada.
So, can’t_stop_laughing, why do you disagree with Hashem?June 13, 2013 2:22 pm at 2:22 pm #963586tzaddiqMember
great thread, eh?
i live happily and proudly in montreal, but my heart is in E”Y, where i lived the first year of my marriage.
rebdoniel- not for nothing montreal-style bagels are famous and emulated in dozens of other cities.
taxes are a killer, health care is free, blah blah blah , like every other city, there are pros and cons. business is very tough here and most are having a very hard time, but we’re surviving. the weather is not as cold as it used to be, with a lot less snow, and we enjoy hot summers too. canada’s main business center undoubtedly is in toronto. all in all i dont know if its the best country but it definitely is way up there with the top 5.June 13, 2013 2:59 pm at 2:59 pm #963587
Just remmeber Canada your most famous resident is Justin BieberJune 13, 2013 3:43 pm at 3:43 pm #963588benignumanParticipant
Bieber lives in California. He is a Canadian citizen but an American resident.June 13, 2013 4:00 pm at 4:00 pm #963589ToiParticipant
I brought a 12 pack of molson canadian after bein hazmanim. that says it all.June 13, 2013 4:24 pm at 4:24 pm #963590malevinMember
Lived in both Montreal and Toronto. Relocated 3.5 years ago back to US. now living in Monsey.
Everything in life comes with a price-free Canadian medical care but long wait times to see a doctor or get treatments.
Very high taxes and a lot of invisible anti-Semitism(especially in Quebec). There are streets in Toronto where all you see are burka clad women. When I went to get my citizenship there was one woman covered from head to toe( don’t know how they knew who she was !)
We are happy in Monsey-its clean has all Jewish conveniences and you can reach Brooklyn, Lakewood and Baltimore without driving for 10 hours!
But truth be told I would rather have Stephen Harper as my president than you-know-who!June 13, 2013 4:54 pm at 4:54 pm #963591R.T.Participant
Yes, we have enjoyed having the Right Honorable Stephen Harper as our Prime Minister.June 13, 2013 5:09 pm at 5:09 pm #963592CanadiyidMember
Since were talking about taxes, Corporate taxes in Ontario for small business is only 15.5%. The lowest corporate tax of the G7 countries!!!June 13, 2013 7:54 pm at 7:54 pm #963595the bombMember
torano here i come!!!!!!lolJune 13, 2013 8:06 pm at 8:06 pm #963596writersoulMember
My cousin just married a Canadian guy (from Montreal). My younger cousins thought that the fact that he can speak French was so cool, and they kept asking him how to say stuff in French. Then my mom, who understands French, was passing by as he was doing it and realized that he was making up jibberish (like, “how are you doing” turned into “my horse is purple.”
We’ve never trusted him when he was speaking French again.June 13, 2013 8:20 pm at 8:20 pm #963597🐵 ⌨ GamanitParticipant
While I don’t speak French, I think I know enough words that I’d know he was lying if he took things that far…June 13, 2013 8:27 pm at 8:27 pm #963598
Biber is canadain, you need to take back your propertyJune 13, 2013 9:04 pm at 9:04 pm #963599littlefishyMember
We aren’t proud of him okay! give us a break!June 13, 2013 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm #963600the bombMember
MY SISTER IS ENGAGED TO A CANADIAN!!he seems OK!!!LOLJune 13, 2013 10:13 pm at 10:13 pm #963602
natazar: I know, I just realized after I had already posted. Mods, can you add to the title of the thread (besides Israel)?
zahavasdad: Bieber is much better than some of the many American celebrities who have gotten into jail and have done drugs more times than I can count on two hands.June 13, 2013 10:14 pm at 10:14 pm #963603
Canucks tend to be nice people.June 13, 2013 10:21 pm at 10:21 pm #963604proudcanadianMember
im a canadian, and a proud one too!June 13, 2013 10:31 pm at 10:31 pm #963605🐵 ⌨ GamanitParticipant
the bomb- one of my friends got engaged to a Canadian last night…June 13, 2013 10:53 pm at 10:53 pm #963606writersoulMember
Gamanit: He didn’t do it to ME, he did it to my ten-, six- and four-year-old cousins.
I didn’t hear about it til afterward. I thought it was hysterical.June 13, 2013 10:57 pm at 10:57 pm #963607
my brothers is engaged to a Canadian and it happens to be he’s also a Canadian…..June 13, 2013 10:58 pm at 10:58 pm #963608shtatier.than.youMember
Canada rules !!!!!!!!!!!! I am a proud Canadian 🙂
A few corrections though……
a) Bieber is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
b) Montreal bagels are the best!
c) Toronto is crazy cool cuz they have the best food and attractions and there are so many Jews and I repeat there are so many attractions in and around the area!June 13, 2013 11:00 pm at 11:00 pm #963609
welcome “proud Canadian” to the club!!!!June 13, 2013 11:00 pm at 11:00 pm #963610
Bieber is much better than some of the many American celebrities who have gotten into jail and have done drugs more times than I can count on two hands.
Without even looking , Ive seen to many articles about some of the stuff her has done. He is definatly going rougeJune 13, 2013 11:15 pm at 11:15 pm #963611
shtatier.than.you: i agree with all except a)June 13, 2013 11:18 pm at 11:18 pm #963612nishtdayngesheftParticipant
“Biber is canadain”
It is embarrassing that an American wrote this. This speaks volumes about the level of Secular College Education in the USA.June 13, 2013 11:22 pm at 11:22 pm #963613
hey “shtatier.than.you” welcome to the club!!!!!!!!!!!!!!June 13, 2013 11:29 pm at 11:29 pm #963614
shtatier.than.you: I agree with alwaysmile on that one.
zahavasdad: Without even looking, I’ve seen too many articles about some of the stuff Lindsay Lohan has done.June 14, 2013 12:32 am at 12:32 am #963615netazarParticipant
Aaron Chaim, at least 15 daf yomi shiurim no linksJune 14, 2013 1:05 am at 1:05 am #963616
one more thing- nobody’s monitoring our phones or internet searches and stuff here in Canada unless we call into USJune 14, 2013 1:59 am at 1:59 am #963617About TimeParticipant
Canada is a rather inept country.
Canadians are also a gullible people
But Canada is indeed a pretty good place to live. A government that is a better Friend to Israel and the Jewish people than any other in the world;
This gov`t has been better(excepting Mulroony) than the past half century,and they talk so flattering;but read their platform,and see them in practice.
Every country has myths about their past,
s past as its`inhabitants are taught, is one big whole myth
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