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    [–] I've read that French settlers were mostly male and took lots of Native wives. Why, then, do Quebec people have nearly insignificant Native ancestry? ilovebeaker 0 points ago in AskHistorians

    But Acadians are not all mixed race, no more than other settlers from the era. We have many genealogical tree studies that prove that there were enough French settlers that Acadians married each other. It's a gross exaggeration to say that all Acadians are mixed blood. Acadians at the time had many, many children and so future generations just intermarried.

    [–] Tracker Tuesday for April 16 2019 - Show us what a day in your food life looks like! ilovebeaker 1 points ago in 1200isplenty

    It's just a place holder estimate. My yogurt is 175g for 100 kcals, the 0% from Costco. My actual target is 1250 kcals per day.

    [–] I've read that French settlers were mostly male and took lots of Native wives. Why, then, do Quebec people have nearly insignificant Native ancestry? ilovebeaker 12 points ago in AskHistorians

    The Acadians are not basically Metis. Metis people are mostly found in Central and Western Canada. And now, Metis people are their own tribe; having a First Nation grandparent when all your other grandparents are white Acadians just makes you a regular Acadian.

    Acadians originate from French families being offered farm land and moving over to the New World, settling in Acadia (now Nova Scotia). They intermarried other French settlers...It doesn't seem like they had a huge male/female imbalance like in Quebec, since in Quebec a lot of woodsman and fur trappers made the journey first.

    [–] I've read that French settlers were mostly male and took lots of Native wives. Why, then, do Quebec people have nearly insignificant Native ancestry? ilovebeaker 63 points ago in AskHistorians

    Didn't the boats travel down to Quebec City, Trois Rivières, and Montreal? I imagined they either got off the boats at certain cities, or they didn't. But they were chaperoned by nuns throughout the courting 'interviews' nonetheless.

    [–] I've read that French settlers were mostly male and took lots of Native wives. Why, then, do Quebec people have nearly insignificant Native ancestry? ilovebeaker 6 points ago * (lasted edited a day ago) in AskHistorians

    Louisiana is completely different in terms of French settlers. Here we're talking about Quebec settlements, or 'New France'. There was also another settlement called 'Acadia' in what is now Nova Scotia...People who settled here in the 17th and 18th centuries were farming families from certain regions of France, such as Poitou. Men with women, and children were offered farming land and decided to move across to the new world.

    Then came the French and Indian War (or the Seven Years War), where the Acadians (some who's family had been in the new world for over a century) were suppose to remain neutral...But the British did identify some Acadians taking France's side in the warfare, so the Brits deported all the Acadians far away from the conflict. The Acadians were sent to New England, and back to France. Some fled into what is now New Brunswick (Canada) and Quebec, like my family did. Those who landed in France decided to return to the new world when they could. Upon the sigining of the treaty ending the war, these Acadians boarded ships and made their way to Louisiana and other French/Spanish or Catholic areas in what is now the southern USA.

    TL;DR: Acadians are a second group of French settlers from the Maritimes in Canada. They were exiled during a war, and made their way to Louisiana, which was another Catholic area at the time.

    [–] Syrian family in Calgary mourning loss of 9-year-old daughter who died by suicide ilovebeaker 1 points ago in onguardforthee

    In another article it was stated that her bullies taunted her in Arabic, so that the English speaking staff couldn't understand what they were saying.

    [–] Syrian family in Calgary mourning loss of 9-year-old daughter who died by suicide ilovebeaker 1 points ago in Calgary

    In another article, it was stated that the bullies were taunting her in Arabic, and so the English speaking staff couldn't understand or reprimand them...

    [–] A person with measles visited Google headquarters, health officials say ilovebeaker 67 points ago in news

    Yeah but the worst part is that measles STAYS IN THE AIR up to two hours after an infected person has left. Imagine, the elevator carries the infection for two hours. The hallway. The grocery store. The condo lobby. The subway car! Also the CDC states that you are contagious 4 days before and up to 4 days after the rash appears.

    [–] Tracker Tuesday for April 16 2019 - Show us what a day in your food life looks like! ilovebeaker 2 points ago in 1200isplenty

    Could be! The value I've been using on myfitnesspal is for 92 kcals for 110 grams. I've never looked for another entry, but I will in the future! I'm loosing anyway, so I'm not overly concerned with the mistake.

    [–] Ontario is an awful place to live right now ilovebeaker 1 points ago in PersonalFinanceCanada

    Yeah, Fresh water might be nice to visit once in a while, but I love the salt water.

    The salt air is the best part of beach going for me...the smell is so nostalgic!

    [–] Ontario is an awful place to live right now ilovebeaker 1 points ago in PersonalFinanceCanada

    I'm a scientist, 33, and I live in Ottawa. While I was in my late 20s, that was the situation...but I have a house now with my partner.

    [–] Tracker Tuesday for April 16 2019 - Show us what a day in your food life looks like! ilovebeaker 2 points ago in 1200isplenty

    It's now Wednesday, but:

    breakfast 193 kcals

    • 1 egg fried in a non-stick pan, 72 kcals

    • Fibre 1 cereal, 0.5 cup, 90 kcals

    • Almond milk, 0.25 cup, 8 kcals

    • raw cocoa nibs, 1 tsp, 23 kcals

    Lunch 439 kcals

    • Salad with 1 tomato (35), cucumber (14), balsamic vinegar (1 Tbsp, 15), olive oil (0.5 Tbsp, 63), 2 cups lettuce (16), 20 g parmesan cheese (78), and chicken breast (69).

    • Grapes 166 g, 114 kcals

    • 1/3 cup blackberries 20 kcals

    • 15 raspberries 15 kcals

    Supper 333 kcals

    • Chicken breast 121g, 101 kcals

    • Canola oil, 1 tsp, 41 kcals

    • Steamed green beans, 135 g, 33 kcals

    • Butter, 1 tsp, 34 kcals

    • Russet Potato 18 g, 138 kcals

    • Plain Greek yogurt, 1 Tbsp, 3 kcals

    Snacks 240 kcals

    • Rice Krispie square (homemade), 20 g, 76 kcals

    • Asian pear, 51 kcals

    • Quaker crispy minis, 25 g, 113 kcals

    Total 1205 kcals

    [–] American here. What truly canadian things/practices can I adopt? ilovebeaker 1 points ago in canada

    I grew up microwaving water...in NB. We only did it for instant hot chocolate.

    Only ppl with kettles were tea families.

    [–] American here. What truly canadian things/practices can I adopt? ilovebeaker 5 points ago in canada

    Gross...think of all the shit (literally and metaphorically) your boots have touched outside, and now they are ON YOUR BED? I don't even like wearing my daytime clothes on my bed!

    [–] Four Ottawa restaurants crack the list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants ilovebeaker 0 points ago in ottawa

    We feel the same way...and it's hard to look up 'good' restaurants in the city (for an anniversary, etc.) that aren't these high end gastro experiences. Anyone have any recommendations for more regular plates? It's hard to describe what we're looking for, but basically if it's a dish with pork belly and salmon mousse it's a no go for us.

    [–] Four Ottawa restaurants crack the list of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants ilovebeaker 7 points ago in ottawa

    If you want a really good dish, try brunch at Edgar. Amazing food, 18$ plates, and nice staff!

    [–] Why does Netflix pause shows and make you press "Continue watching"? ilovebeaker 2 points ago in netflix

    The default is 3 episodes...after that it just assumes you fell asleep or forgot it on.

    [–] Ontario is an awful place to live right now ilovebeaker 4 points ago in PersonalFinanceCanada

    Yeah...as a person in their late 20s, there's something to be said when you have a well paying job but only a rented apartment, a cat, and a bike to show for it, while my cousin in NB had a house and a new jeep for half the salary. At least I paid off my student debt!

    [–] Ontario is an awful place to live right now ilovebeaker 26 points ago in PersonalFinanceCanada

    It's a bit more boring, provincial taxes are higher, so are groceries, and salaries are lower in general. But hey, the beach!

    [–] I'm so tired of how much hate there is. ilovebeaker 6 points ago in onguardforthee

    I grew up being taught that Canada valued our multiculturalism

    We definitely didn't grow up in the same part of Canada.

    [–] le français au Nouveau Brunswick ilovebeaker 4 points ago in newbrunswickcanada

    rédaction épicène

    Apparament c'est comme la feminisation linguistique. Tous les defaults sont le masculin en Français, et quand on parle au groupes maintenant il faut staté les deux formes "chers étudiant et étudiantes, etc" . A la place, dit "chers élèves".

    Or something like that.

    [–] $250,000 inheritance - What would you do?? ilovebeaker 10 points ago in PersonalFinanceCanada

    I'm guessing overzealous spending.

    Or a really expensive divorce.