S: Colten Beason-Global Business Etiquette
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1: Why I Selected This Country | I selected this country,because I want to learn more about it.
2: Facts and Statistics
3: Location: Northern North America Capital:Ottawa
4: Facts and Statistics
5: Climate:Temperate in the south and very cold in the north Population:33,212,696 (July 2008 est.) Ethnic makeup:British Isles origin 28%, French origin 23%, other European 15%, Amerindian 2%, other, mostly Asian, African, Arab 6%, mixed background 26% | Religions:Roman Catholic,Protestant,and Muslim
6: Language and Culture and Society | Official Language:English and French -People are expected to retain their cultural identities. -Canada's immigration policy is historically open.
9: Etiquette and Customs | -Most common greeting is the handshake. -Canadians give gifts on people's birthdays. -Table manners are relaxed. -You shouldn't rest your elbows on the table. -You don't give cash during a birthday.
10: Business Etiquette and Protocol | -Shake hands with everyone when you go to a meeting. -Canadians appreciate politeness. -Maintain eye contact while shaking someone's hand. -Surnames are usually not used. -Business cards are exchanged after the initial introduction.
12: Canada:In the News | -More than $400,000 has been raised for Newfoundland hurricane victims -BHP says Potash deal will benefit Canadian region -Montreal Gas Prices shoot up