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A Canadaphile (also called Canadophile, Canadiophile, Canadaphilic[1] or Canadaphiliac[2]) is a person who admires Canada, its people, culture, and languages (mainly English and French).[3][4][5][6][7]

The word is derived from the country of Canada and Ancient Greek φίλος philos, "friend." Its antonym is Canadophobe.

See also


  1. ^ Ling, Justin. "No More Mr. Nice Canada". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  2. ^ "Cheaper By the Dozen". The New Yorker. 2014-04-21. Retrieved 2021-08-26.
  3. ^ "Achenblog - Booze Or Alien Abduction?". Retrieved 2021-08-25.
  4. ^ Nischik, Reingard M., ed. (2007), "Preface", The Canadian Short Story: Interpretations, Boydell & Brewer, pp. ix–x, ISBN 978-1-57113-688-6, retrieved 2021-08-25, ... also a tribute to the international involvement with Canadian short fiction, here referring especially to the "Canadophile" German-speaking countries.
  5. ^ "geddy lee". Thoughts On The Dead. Retrieved 2021-08-25. Jul. 1, 2016 — As all Enthusiasts know, TotD is a Canadophile, even though that is not a word. America is the luckiest country in the world, ...
  6. ^ "The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 22, 1995 · 19". 22 June 1995. Retrieved 2021-08-25. Even drawn maps and located prominent physical features. But that made me as vmuch a Canadophile as studying algebra made me a mathematician.
  7. ^ Jenkins, Rob (Sep 4, 2008). "Rob Jenkins - Confessions of a Canadophile". Rockdale Citizen & Newton Citizen. Retrieved 2021-08-25. Sep. 4, 2008 — I really like Canadians. Of course, I like people from lots of different foreign countries, including California. But Canadians are special.