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NYT Loves Broad Generalizations about Canadians

A round-up of the Times' worst Canadian coverage

All of Canadian media is probably guilty of trying to get the attention of our southern neighbours once in awhile. We have a tendency to present ourselves to the US with the same energy of a little brother desperately trying to show an older, cooler sibling our latest rock collection. 

Still, since the pandemic, there have been some particularly ridiculous broad generalizations by The New York Times Canada bureau. This sort of coverage gives Canadians a glimpse of what it is like to be covered as a foreign country. 

So here’s a few times that the NYT decided to feature Canada in a way that made the majority of the country roll their eyes. 

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