I think the place where you grow up is what most determines who you are as a person. From my experiences with Asian Americans and Asian Canadians (myself being one) I think Asians who are American or Canadian born (ABC or CBC we call them) are more often than not the same as any white… Continue reading How are Asian Americans culturally and psychologically different from Asians who grew up in Asia?
I’m a first generation immigrant who immigrated to Canada at a young age and still retain my Chinese ability. The identity struggle is real. But it depends on the person. Most of my CBC/ABC friends would identify as Canadian/American first and foremost and as do I. How long you spent in China before you immigrated… Continue reading How do you deal with the identity crisis, ironically, as an ABC who can speak Chinese?
Using dollar bills all made of the same color and using old material (cotton). Why not upgrade the bills to make it more fraud proof like Canada did? Not using the Metric system. God do I hate Fahrenheit especially. Impossible to tell how cold or warm it is. Love of guns.. why Americans love their… Continue reading What are some American practices that Canadians find odd?