America’s Hat

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

  1. Sara took a sip of her Americano Misto and immediately proclaimed “this is unsweetened soy!”. Also, in the US we just ordered “an Americano with steamed soy.” When we tried to do that here, they clarified the order as “an Americano misto?” … Um… yes?
  2. Diet Pepsi tastes different; apparently still made with Aspertame here?
  3. Blue Moon beer is sold as Belgian Moon here. And to think I always thought my mom (from Edmonton, Canada) just called it by the wrong name! Sorry Mom!

ENTERTAINMENT

  1. Season 4 of “Jane the Virgin” is on Netflix Canada! We only had Season 3 on Hulu in the States! 👍🏼
  2. Season 2 of “This is Us” hasn’t made it to Netflix Canada yet. We had it on Hulu in the States. 👎🏼
  3. Season 4 of “The Last Man on Earth” hasn’t made it to Netflix Canada yet. We had it on Hulu in the States. 👎🏼

MAIL FORWARDING

  1. They charge for mail forwarding! In the US, you get charged $1 to be sure it’s really you. Here, it’s “as low as $7/month” to forward your mail, and it varies whether it’s within the province or not.

BUYING A HOME

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Sr UX Specialist with Canada Revenue Agency, former web dev and product person. 🔎 Lifelong learner. Unapologetic introvert. Plant-powered marathoner. Cat mom.

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Andrea F Hill

Andrea F Hill

Sr UX Specialist with Canada Revenue Agency, former web dev and product person. 🔎 Lifelong learner. Unapologetic introvert. Plant-powered marathoner. Cat mom.