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Christmas in Canada A Canadian Christmas is a wonderful mix of both modern and Old World customs brought to North America by colonial settlers.

Today, highlights include the razz ma-tazz of parades and electronic light shows - contrasted with purely French traditions in Quebec, like elaborately displayed Nativity creches in shop windows and households.

As a warm family tradition, most Canadians will sit down to a Christmas Day dinner that harks back to a traditional UK Christmas feast of roast bird, stuffing and sauces.

And even before they final cleanup, Canadians will planning for a post-holiday shopping extravaganza otherwise known as Boxing Day.

Around the Web, surf for more information on why Christmas is so cool in Canada, with schedules of events that help kick-off the season in Montreal, Quebec, Halifax, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver ...

also see -> Canada Christmas Fun Facts

More information about Christmas in Canada around the Web:

Montreal Christmas Parade - Head downtown for the colorful annual kick-off to the holiday season with floats, bands, and an appearance by Santa.

Christmas in Old Quebec City - Watch Old Quebec come alive with a holiday extravaganza of Christmas lights, food vendors, street theater, caroling and choir performances throughout the month.

Christmas at Canada Place - Check out this year's schedule for Vancouver's waterfront holiday celebration featuring a 35-foot Christmas tree, Dickens carolers, and a visit with Santa.

Christmas Tree Farms in Canada - A comprehensive directory of precut or choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms near Quebec, Toronto, Ontario and other regions throughout the country with contact details and driving directions.

Christmas in Heritage Park - Old West weekends of fun including wagon rides, the Santa Express, caroling and storytelling.


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