This is the dialect of English spoken in Canada. The language evolved after the arrival of settlers from America, Britain and Ireland. It contains major elements of British English and American English as well as many unique Canadian characteristics. It is easily understood by other English speakers but non-native speakers sometimes misidentify it as American English which can be a cause of frustration.Learn Canadian English with uTalk
A 'two-four' in Canadian English means a box containing 24 bottles of beer.§
Canadian spelling keeps the ‘u’ in words like honour, colour and valour - like British English.
The Canadian dollar coin is known as a 'loonie' because it depicts the Canadian bird known as a loon.
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