Asked by: Adhemar Nirmala
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How do Canadians say hello?

To a Canadian Border Agent: Hello/Bonjour.

In this manner, how do they greet each other in Canada?


  • Greetings are usually informal in social settings.
  • First names are normally used in initial introductions or shortly thereafter.
  • A handshake is the common greeting between strangers.
  • French Canadians may also greet each other by lightly kissing both cheeks once, starting on the left.

Beside above, how do you say good morning in Canada? However, bon matin may be heard more frequently in Québécois French, the variety of French spoken in Canada. Generally speaking, bonjour is the standard method of sayinggood morning.” But depending on where in the world you are, you may also be able to say bon matin!

Similarly one may ask, what are some Canadian phrases?

” and “what?” commonly found in U.S. vocabulary.

  • “We're gonna go tobogganing today, eh?”
  • “The Beer Store AND the LCBO was closed today.”
  • “Eh?!”
  • “Yo, I'm short a toonie for the TTC.”
  • “All I've got is a loonie.
  • “I'm gonna go to Timmies real quick and grab me a box of Timbits.”
  • “Mmm…

How do you say thank you in Canada?

I am fine, thank you. – Bien, merci. (Literally, "Fine, thanks.")

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