There is no one answer to the question of what makes Canadian truly English, but every Canadian can give you their answer. It may be from the signature “eh” at the end of a sentence, or the weak “T” sound, more like a “D”, like as in butter (“budder”).
This CBC video will give you a better understanding of how Canadian English differs from the UK and the US, and how it happened.
Ken, the author of these posts, has been an Educator for 20 odd years teaching in Canada as well as 13 years in Japan and a short stint in India. He has an M.Ed. in distance education and is always staying current by teaching university courses, helping instructors design their blended and online courses and taking courses. He has just received his Blackboard Certified Specialist in Digital Teaching and two other Blackboard certificates. Keep on learnin'!
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