Nicknames for Canadian Cities That Reflect US Cultural Imperialism -The Toast

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Every Canadian has a complicated relationship with the United States, whereas Americans think of Canada as the place where the weather comes from. Complication is a matter of how you perceive yourself in an unequal power relationship.Margaret Atwood

“Chicago of the North” (Winnipeg)

“Chicago of the North” (Owen Sound)

“Little Chicago” (Moose Jaw)

“The Windy City” (Lethbridge)

“Canada’s Motor City” (Oshawa)

“Canada’s Motor City” (Windsor)

“Halifornia” (Halifax)

“Broadway North” (Toronto)

“Hollywood North” (Vancouver)

“Fox Vegas” (Fox Creek)

“Canada’s Border City” (Lloydminster)

“Sin City” (Montreal)

“Sin City” (St. John’s)

“Texas North” (Alberta*)

*A province. You should know that already.

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