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Does a Canoe Tip in Quebec? September 2, 2012

Posted by tkcollier in Food, Humor.
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There is an old joke in the restaurant business – “What’s the difference between a Canadian and a Canoe?..Answer: “A Canoe tips!”.

Apparently some restaurants in Burlington Vermont got so frustrated with French Canadian tourist not tipping that they empowered their wait-staff to add an 18% gratuity to the bill. The link below is to the article that sparked articles and editorials around the world.

Are Burlington Restaurants Discriminating Against Québecois Customers? | Seven Days.

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1. anorwen - September 2, 2012

I hope it’s only a few folks who have this unflattering habit. I always thought that Canadians were laid-back and nice (but then again, I may be biased being Canadian myself).


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