Toronto Local Customs

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    by Robin020
  • Local Customs
    by Robin020
  • Local Customs
    by Robin020

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  • 1. People / Different cultures

    Tastes of Thailand offered a wealth of activities that surely made a mark to event goers who like cultural dance and music. I have enjoyed the parade of native Thai costumes. It was colourful. You...

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  • 2. Liquor / Beer / Wine

    The laws concerning alcohol consumption in Toronto follow mostly Ontario laws. The government regulates all sales of beer, wine and liquor, so you can expect prices to be expensive here. Even local...

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  • 3. Tipping

    Think. Don't listen to ignorant people about tipping. 10% is an insult at a sit down restaurant. Remember, 15% is an average standard tip all over the world, and included in EVERY bill in most...

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  • 4. Events / festivals

    Halloween is just as popular in Canada as it is in its American counterpart. Adults and children love to celebrate. People decorate their houses, some going more 'all out' than others and get very...

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  • 5. Etiquette & Dress Code

    It is amazing how helpful the Canadian people are. If you need help locating where you are or where you want to go just flip out a map of the city. The residence of Canada will approach you to offer...

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  • 6. Restaurants / food

    If you travel to Toronto and you want to have a taste of Filipino or Philippine dishes, come to Casa Manila. Some of the dishes we ordered are clockwise: Ginataang Langka, Apritada, Lechon, Bopis,...

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  • 7. Language

    From outside the country, people are advised that Canada is a bilingual French-English society. Well,not exactly... In Toronto, Canada's largest metropolitan area of over 5 million people, French...

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  • 8. Sculptures and Street Art

    Everywhere you go in down town Toronto you will run into statues of "dressed up" Moose. They come in all different types of garb. The "Mounty Moose" in the picture is just outside the entrance to the...

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  • 9. homeless people

    In downtown Toronto, you're guaranteed to encounter a few homeless people, especially close to street corners and traffic lights. You don't have to give them money if you don't want to, the ones I saw...

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  • 10. sports

    Go to any local bar and see a hockey game! Toronto is crazy about their hometown team, and hockey in general. The NHL season begins in October and ends in June. During the play-offs (usually...

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  • 11. Traffic

    A true Torontonian knows some things about pedestrians and vehicular traffic on the Toronto streets: 1. At intersections the Pedestrian DOES have the right of way. Which means - sit there patiently...

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  • 12. Taxes

    The prices indicated in stores and restaurants rarely include taxes. The taxes are added on the price when paying. In Ontario there are the federal Goods and Service Tax (GST) and the Provincial Sales...

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  • 14. Closing times for bars and entiquet

    The serving of alcohol stops at 2AM no matter how long the bars/club remains open ALSO if you order at !;55 min and the barman was busy still he wont serve...

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  • 15. No pants subway ride day Toronto

    The event began in New York -- though some joined in cities throughout the world -- and is coordinated by a group called Improv Everywhere, which describes...

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  • 16. Canadian hospitality and friendliness

    People are extremely friendly in this country.if you need any thing and baffle about something or directions people really here take their time to help you...

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  • 17. pride

    Bear in mind that's Canadian are very proud to be Canadians not like the Europeans. Almost every house has Canadian flag.Its funny to see them How attached They...

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  • 18. Toronto (PATH) largest underground shopping co

    PATH is a 28-kilometre (17 mi) network of pedestrian tunnels beneath the office towers of Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. According to Guinness World...

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  • 19. Local drinks

    I do recommend two locals :1 mixer whiskey with ginger ale The other one is Caesar that's a cocktailThe Caesar was invented in 1969 by restaurant manager Walter...

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  • 20. One of most gayfriendly in the world (gayvillage)

    Toronto is very gay friendly city actually you can see many men walk hand in hand or cuddle and snog.They even have a whole neighborhood designed for...

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  • 21. Cottage forests

    Here in Canada.since the country has so out of this world nature.The nature is so wonderful here.Sp people tend to have cottages in the middle of the forest.Is...

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  • 22. Socialize in cafes?

    Yes when meeting a friend in Europe you will probably meet for a pint (beer) etc.and also meeting new people.Here is different.Cafes are the place that people...

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  • 23. Going Dutch

    Something I noted here as well was most people go Dutch.Means wen you meet them they you pay for yourself they pay for themselves..Also people are frugal and...

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  • 24. Coffee time

    Being born in Middle east and lived in other countries I thought middle Eastern people are big fan of coffee or tea.Here people are (addict to coffee)They love...

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  • 25. Sky scapper and high buildings

    Toronto has some very high building in the downtown heart of Toronto.So if you lucky enough to go top of one of the building you will see the amazing view at...

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