I am neither ABC/CBC or a ‘FOB’ as the term ABCs refer to Asians from Asia. I straddle both cultures. I was born in China, but raised in Canada. And I grew up in a small city in the Canadian countryside, not like Toronto or Vancouver or anything. I was only one of two Asian… Continue reading What do Chinese Americans think about China and Chinese students in America nowadays?
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?