mrsfinch and anybody else, feel free to add;

Not included in that list;

Deke: to detour or turn, From hockey, as in “Go south for two blocks and deke/take a deke to the left”, or “I had to deke around that big rock”.

Hogtown: Toronto

The Buds; the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Habs: The Montreal Canadiens (les Habitants; an old term for French settlers in Quebec)


Winter and construction: the seasons in Canada. Now just “cold construction and hot construction”.

Tim bits: donut holes.

Two four: case of 24 beer, also the May 24 weekend (Queen Victoria’s birthday. Don’t ask, because we don’t know why, either). So you can pick up a two four, for the May two four weekend.