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The Differences Between THE NETHERLANDS and CANADA

September 12, 2019

Although Europe is very great at having countries that focus very much on Peacekeeping and have great systems in place that affords people there is another country across the pond that sometimes feels very much Like a European country with its semi social systems in its government and even having an attitude Towards peacekeeping and that is the country of Canada. What’s going on guys? My name is Dave Walpole and welcome to FTD facts the channel where I look at people cultures and places From all around the world now It’s your first time here and you like learning about different places you like to find out the differences about different countries Well, you want to hit that subscribe button because that’s what we do so today what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna look at the great country of the Netherlands and compare it with my Country the great awesome country as well known as Canada all so with that in mind guys before we get into the whole video if you guys liked this content and you want more well Just hit the like button because if I get a lot of likes, I’ll do either a part two Which might actually have to happen for this one because there’s so much Information or simply I’ll just do other stuff revolving around these two countries So let’s get right into it guys and with our first difference Let’s talk about the names of these countries because the Netherlands is also called Holland and it’s got a nickname where Canada really doesn’t although sometimes Canada is known as the great white north it’s not as common to many people around the world much like the Netherlands and Holland is to other countries and to dive further into the names of these countries Let’s take a look at the differences of why these countries Adopted their names because for the names of these two countries, they come from completely different sources for example in Canada Although historians are not a hundred percent sure of this They do say the word Canada comes from the Huron Iroquois word Kannada which for the Iroquois and hereon people meant village because it was back in 1535 when two aboriginal youths told jacket Katia who was a French explorer about a route to Canada Which was actually in reference to a village which in today’s world is pretty much Quebec City So the name was actually misinterpreted and they thought the whole land kind of meant Canada But for the country of the Netherlands it was named after what was initially a union now This was a union for the seven Low Countries who joined forces to to fight against the Spanish for independence And this was all during the 80 year war but when it comes to the name Holland that actually comes from the Provinces within the country and one thing that’s also a major difference Especially when I talk about the French is the languages between these two countries in Canada. We have two languages That is English and French seriously We have like DVDs and books and even ads they’ve got English and the French on it as well and as for French Canada it is known as Quebec and that province the main language is French however for the Netherlands They state that they only have one official main country language and that is Dutch But keep in mind the country has stated that it also has three official regional languages like Frisian Which is a West Germanic language that is mainly in the province of Friesland papiamento Which is a language that is located in the Caribbean and of course English and of course when it comes to the major differences I do want to talk about the Caribbean very shortly But first let’s continue to talk about population and people because for these two nations the population size is actually quite different Canada has a population of 37 million 67,000 11 people as of a 2018 estimate making it the 38th largest country in terms of population in the world the Netherlands population sits at 17 million two hundred seventy two thousand nine hundred and ninety as of a 2018 estimate which makes this country ranked 66th and within these two countries the Demographics are also quite different when it comes to people’s origins for example in the Netherlands they say approximately 77% of the people are Dutch while nine point eight eight percent are other Europeans two point three four percent are turks two point two nine percent are people from Morocco as well as two point one three percent are Indonesian and as well as two point zero five percent are Surinamese of course when it comes to these demographics There are a lot of other people that are from other parts of the world as well but for Canada when it comes to its Demographics thirty two point three two percent of the people are Canadian eighteen point three four percent are English Thirteen point nine three percent are Scottish thirteen point five five percent are French and thirteen point four three percent are Irish Of course a little over nine percent are German and about 5% are Chinese as well as many more so both are very multicultural sort of countries But you can see that Canada’s just got a lot more diversity Within it as well when it comes to these people we should also look at religion because for about 50% of the people in the Netherlands, they identify as irreligious while 43.8% identify as Christians and although there are other religions within the country 4.9 percent of that also identify as Islam Canada however has approximately 39 percent of its people who identify as Catholic while twenty eight point nine percent identify as Christian and four ear religious or non-religious people in Canada that comes to about 23 percent while approximately 3.2 percent of the people follow Islam. Also, let’s jump back to their Caribbean one thing That’s a major difference between these two countries is that the Netherlands has Caribbean islands in Canada does not Although Canada does have multiple islands The Netherlands has stretched out further with its islands way across the pond and these are islands like Saint Maarten Aruba curaçao, Bonaire and many more however, when it comes to the land size This is where there is a major difference because Canada is big Canada is listed as the second largest country in the world with a land size of approximately nine million nine hundred and eighty four thousand six hundred and seventy kilometers Square and of that their water percentage equals eight point twelve percent the Netherlands However has a land size of forty one thousand five hundred and thirty four kilometres square Which makes it ranked one hundred and thirty first with a water percentage of eighteen point one Also when it comes to water that’s another really interesting fact, Canada. They say has approximately 20 percent of the world’s fresh water, but that’s not actually true the reason for this is because further studies have been done and they’ve discovered that Canada actually has about seven percent of the Renewable fresh water that is in the entire world So let’s move on and let’s take a look at government because the government although is very similar in these two nations It is also very different as well both do classify as what is known as a parliamentary constitutional monarchy However, the Netherlands is a unitary parliamentary constitute monarchy. And Canada is a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy Which means that both countries do have kings and queens believe it or not my fellow Canadians out there You may be surprised to actually know this fact Canada has what is known as a governor-general and a prime minister? while the Netherlands also has a prime minister and a handful of deputy prime ministers as well as a Vice-president of Council of states but back to monarchy when it comes to the Netherlands They have King William Alexander who serves as king of the Netherlands but for Canada? It’s a little bit different when it comes to our monarchy because although we do recognize queen elizabeth ii as our queen The difference is that in Canada the Queen remains. What is known as the nation’s? head of state but does not actually have any powers within Canada and therefore she’s more or less kind of symbolic because Canada was formed pretty much out of the Commonwealth but as for King William Alexander of the Netherlands He is also the head of state but has control of the government also The major difference between King William is he doesn’t actually have control of the military and that actually goes to the government of Netherlands Which is his cabinet, which is basically the deputy Prime Minister’s in Canada, however, Queen Elizabeth is actually listed as the commander-in-chief of the military, but however, Her choices are represented by the governor-general now This is one that I didn’t even know believe it or not in Canada when it comes to the Prime Minister There is no set cutoff time of how long somebody can actually be Prime Minister for to give you an example William Lyon Mackenzie Was prime minister for 21 years? But however to keep this in check Prime Minister elections are held every fourth year on the third Monday of October however within the Netherlands the maximum parliamentary term within the country is five years and therefore every four years the elections begin Okay, so we got government out of the way we’re gonna talk about one of my favorite things and this is food Now Canada is obviously very North American in its diet. Of course. We love our burgers We love barbecues in the summertime. We will eat McDonald’s. We will eat fast food. We will eat Mexican food We have Indian food. We got a diversity when it comes to our diet but one of the biggest things that Canada is known for is poutine which by the way guys is Absolutely amazing. It stems from like French Canada. I think it comes from Montreal It’s basically french fries with cheese and a lot of gravy and actually some people go crazy They put stuff like pulled pork and other meats and stuff like that in we’re kind of nuts with our poutine Now jumping over to the Netherlands They of course have adopted some american-style foods, of course guys, cuz you can still go and buy a McDonald’s there It’s really not hard to find however in the Netherlands traditionally they have what is known as three different regional cuisines such as Western Southern and northeastern cuisine, but one of my favorite things that actually comes from the Netherlands It is a Dutch food and it is just a great delicacy. That is Throop waffle and basically it is a baked waffle with syrup in between and it is Fantastically delicious, but that’s not the only thing that they’re famous for believe it or not Cheese is one of their biggest things and if you’ve ever had Gouda cheese Yo that comes from the Dutch because for the dets they’ve actually been making cheese since approximately 800 BC and as well They are considered the largest cheese exporter of any country in the world and some of the cheese’s like Gouda or Adam are Cheeses that are named after the cities that they originated from which by the way guys, I’ve never actually had a damn I think that’s how you pronounce it cheese. So if you guys are killing me down there in the comment section below I’m totally fine with you guys ripping me apart on how to pronounce that. I do know here in Canada We pronounce it Gouda, but damn maybe it’s Edom Edom raw. Yeah Also, you know if we’re on the same sort of topic of food We got to talk about one of the biggest food times a year if that makes any sense, and that is Christmas Yo, everybody loves to eat at Christmas. Am I right now in Canada for Christmas dinner? you will have a turkey usually with mashed potatoes and stuffing and other vegetables and that is just a very Common North American thing. We also do it during Thanksgiving as well as well One thing that we do have that’s not too common it used to be a big thing and that is fruitcake and that obviously also comes from the UK as well at least their style of fruitcake however in the Netherlands for what they called cursed fast Which is Christmas it is common to see seafood meats, like eel shrimp and salmon, which is also a big one Of course turkey is big there as well as well as duck and wild boar but one thing that I found that was a little different is Some houses will have deep-fried ice cream for dessert Wondering why we don’t do this at my house. Yeah and speaking of Christmas when it comes to the Netherlands They have a major difference compared to Canada. First of all during Christmas They kind of actually have to Santa Clauses. It’s very very weird And I’m gonna get into that known as sinter Claus here Ives on the fifth and that is the day where you have a big feast and then on the 6th you open gifts also within the Netherlands believe it or not doing blackface on the holiday is actually a widely accepted thing and before anybody goes crazy in the comments section below because you know people will Let’s just understand the origins and why they do it Because for this thing people dress up as the elves known as black Petes who are Santa Clauses little helpers in the Netherlands also known as wart Pete and before anybody gets really upset about it just understand the reason they say that they do the blackface is because The character goes down the chimney and he gets soot all over him. So it’s not really a racist thing But as for the second santa claus who they call cursed man, he’s very much like the santa claus in north. America He comes on the 24th and the 25th is Christmas Day So I’ve actually heard that sinter Claus is actually more popular within the country I don’t know if you guys are from that country and you guys celebrate Sinterklaas over this Cursed man or Santa Claus. Let me know down there in the comment section below either way guys That is just a look at some of the differences between these two Amazing great nations. I really loved the Netherlands and First of all for all you guys who are my viewers out there that are from the Netherlands all you Dutch folk really gotta love You guys taking the time and learning stuff with me about different countries and cultures. It’s been great You guys have been awesome and for all you new Canadian viewers, we don’t do a lot of videos on Canada I don’t really know why I just we don’t get a lot of people who really watch them But thank you guys for taking the time and tuning in also If it’s your first time here hit that subscribe button And if you guys want a part two to this because I just feel there’s so much more information about the differences between this these two nations that we could just keep on going and Going and going and going we didn’t get in the militaries or you know Schooling or Hospital in or anything like that. There’s so many differences that we could talk about So let me know down there by hitting those like buttons or just let us know down there in the comment section below Also, let me know where you’re from down there in the comments section below and of course I will see you guys in the next one. Okay. Bye. Bye. Thanks for watching What? So you made it to the end of my difference between Canada and the Netherlands video? Well, first of all, check out our most recent video I think you guys will really like this one and on top of that Why don’t you check out our countries playlist and learn about different countries around the world? It’s really great to expand your mind, and I think you guys will like it. Okay. We’ll see you later. Bye


  • Reply Kryenhoff April 19, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    A lot of "facts" you put there are not true about the netherlands

  • Reply Julia Terpstra April 20, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Your info isnt rigt look Ti up better

  • Reply AllAboutNightcore April 20, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    Did you know that Vancouver was actually named after a small town in Drenthe, the Netherlands? (It's actually where I live haha) The people who discovered (I believe) Vancouver, came from the family Van Coevorden that lived in the small town Coevorden. In the centre of Vancouver is a small castle which is actually a 1:3 replica of our castle here in Coevorden.

  • Reply Lucas NL April 20, 2019 at 5:39 pm

    LOVE YOU CANADA (from the Netherlands) 🧡🇳🇱🤝🏻🇨🇦❤

  • Reply Willem Paternotte April 20, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    Best dutchfood = Frikandellenbroodje

  • Reply Jesse Alferink April 20, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    I am Dutch and i chose sinterklaas before Kerstmis(christmas)

  • Reply larson beemster April 20, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    G E K O L O N I S E E R D

  • Reply mennekekinker 356 April 20, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    Some people think "sinterklaas" is racism because white boss has werkers that are black, so we are slowly changing to christmas as own holiday too

  • Reply TieGay April 20, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    Litteraly everything is different, it's a different country what do you expect.

  • Reply Lynda Rigney April 20, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    I was in Edam last summer. The cheese is wonderful. I was told by one of employees in the shop there, that the Edam cheese we receive in Canada and other countries is actually not from Edam, but from a factory in northern Netherlands and they call it Edam cheese. It also has a big difference in taste, I was told as well. Great video, thanks!

  • Reply Tom Niemeijer April 20, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    The right one is the actual prime-minister of the netherlands

  • Reply I'm fucking retarded, but April 20, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    The Dutch name for the Netherlands is Nederland, and that basically mean low land neder=land

  • Reply Laurens Brand April 21, 2019 at 2:25 am

    the sooth story was told to me when i was a kid (im 30 now), and I guess it's still told today. The older story behind Sinterklaas, was of Saint Nicolas who saved slaves, freed from their shackles they choose to help the man who saved them. He's actually an historical character who did something unheard of back in the day.

  • Reply Xivers April 21, 2019 at 4:04 am

    Frysian is just talking with a stroke 😉 casual dutch joke

  • Reply Emiel Overduin April 21, 2019 at 6:33 am

    5:55 it's 42.503 km2 right now, we just keep growing

  • Reply Nick Kuiper April 21, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    Sinterklaas (St. Nicolaas) is more a childrens holiday upon age of 8. But its widely celibrated in the whole country. Christmas is more a family and friends time, having a huge diner party or something like. And people should stop yelling the standard racist thing. Even if it is racist, it positive racism. The children are more then happy to see "blackface" bringing them all the gifts year and year again. The first time i get a (pleasant) gifts of a real black person has still to come!

  • Reply Ryan Jay Brouwer April 21, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Part 2

  • Reply drymeatball April 21, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    I am dutch but i hate Chees but stroopwafels is good shit

  • Reply BeingJohnMalkowitz April 21, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Canada can contain much more shovels then The Netherlands.
    If Canada and The Netherlands start burning at the same time , The Netherlands will be burned out earlier .
    Canada is situated on higher ground , The Netherlands is low . Yet the Dutch have found a way to stay high , Canadians still have to find a way to get down .

  • Reply Birgit Rusbach April 21, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    11:16 – 11:26
    As a Dutch person I have literally never eaten any of the foods you just listed 😂

  • Reply Birgit Rusbach April 21, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    Actually Sinterklaas arrives somewhere in November and he leaves on December 5th or 6th. The 5th of december is "pakjesavond" or "present evening" in English. Christmas is a whole different thing.

    I think overall Sinterklaas is more popular among families with small children, and the older the family gets the more popular Christmas becomes.

    In my family we always elaborately decorate for Christmas and have Christmas music playlists on all day, but we only get presents with Sinterklaas.

  • Reply Dank Bonk ripper 65 April 22, 2019 at 12:29 am

    We’re slightly less cucked

    Kind regards,

    A Dutchman

  • Reply Sally Ibrahim April 22, 2019 at 10:08 am

    I'm allergic to cheese…

    I'm dutch…

  • Reply Gent Belgium April 22, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Liberally-Democratic politics make they 2 countries very similarly.

  • Reply Johan NL April 22, 2019 at 10:20 am

    You started the video so so wrong by naming the Netherlands also as Holland. Holland is just a small part of the Netherlands and in no way the whole of it. Most of the Netherlands doesnt even want to be associated with Holland.

  • Reply Johan NL April 22, 2019 at 10:38 am

    What christmas did you see in the Netherlands? All that types of food i have never seen lol. Turkey? Nahh. Salmon and sea food? Nahhh. Gourmetten! That is what people do haha (kinda basic but delicious, just putting meat on some type of heater).

  • Reply DDanoniem April 22, 2019 at 10:45 am

    santaclaus and Sinterklaas are different from each other. The most children in The Netherlands do believe in sinterklaas but not really the santaclaus we have chrismas to but it isnt that big.

  • Reply Gaudel Saint Hilaire April 22, 2019 at 11:19 am

    One has free healthcare and one had spice trade as free real estate

  • Reply Fofolientje Wattpad April 22, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    Fuck the royal family in The Netherlands! We have to pay tax for everything and it mostly goes to them. They don’t even do anything but nothing..

  • Reply Live Vine April 22, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Also you should not forget Groningen, which also uses Low saxon, a type of german! Zeeland has a lot of Flemish influence, so French may be used there too and in Limburg they also speak Greman! English is indeed everywhere but it is very hit and miss, some people live around english products, adverts, music and signs but may not know any English.

  • Reply sebastiaan 2003 April 22, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Santa Claus is Made out of sinterklaas en father christmas when the dutch came to the united states they kept there traditions and mixed them with the english

  • Reply randar1969 April 22, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    Sinterklaas is more there for children then for adults… As far as being racist i never experienced it as such zwarte piet does translate to black pete but the 2 have not a common ground at all. As far as for kids those black painted people throw candy around so they all love them and couldn't care less if they are black white or purple or whatever skincolor. That being said it's still is a bit racist because it's so old and over an hundred years ago racism was just the norm. Then again it's giving kids presents and candy and a long tradition… Should they adjust? well that depends on who you are asking some strong opinions for example some people say it's a black painted dude giving candy to kids and making them happy if anything children will think black people are cool. other people say red lips golden earrings is reminding everyone what slavery is about and is pure racism…

  • Reply Me Nice April 22, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    One thing i know we have in common is we have both legalized weed

  • Reply Creatively Kim April 23, 2019 at 6:35 am

    In stroopwafel you pronounce the oo as a o

  • Reply Creatively Kim April 23, 2019 at 6:37 am

    You know, you can search pronunciations on google translate 🙂

  • Reply Silverripples April 23, 2019 at 6:48 am

    Most dutch people detest the promotional name Holland, it is not the countries name. The Netherlands is the correct name.

  • Reply Tess Blom April 23, 2019 at 7:12 am

    I don't know if it is common in other countries, but here in the Netherlands we have Christmas the 25th and the 26th of December.. So two days

  • Reply B Camacho April 23, 2019 at 8:16 am

    Canadian living in Amsterdam 😋

  • Reply xtgblox April 23, 2019 at 11:05 am

    im from the Netherlands and the king doesn't have any powers he is also symbolic we have a

    second room they set the laws and the first room check the laws that the

    second room set the king doesn't set the laws

  • Reply Meme Machine April 23, 2019 at 11:50 am

    There are MANY more things different from canada here in the netherlands, for example: it almost never snows, and if it does its probably 1 cm or so

    Ps. Shut the fuck up about being from the netherlands. Got it? Thank you for cooperating

  • Reply Sjoerd April 23, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    Point 1 NO hOLLAND are 2 provinces, futher all stopt video because of incorrectness

  • Reply Zalidia April 23, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    Canada, you're amazing!

    -The Netherlands

  • Reply Esmee Hulskamp April 23, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Did you literally just do a google search on the netherlands and make a video about it?

  • Reply Ghost Nuke April 23, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Hahaha them subs when u pronounce things in dutch

  • Reply AfgHashmat April 23, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    l like Nederland

  • Reply SUCC mijnbolle April 23, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    1:08 that’s a lie
    Holland is the area of north and south holland (2 provinces)
    While the Netherlands is the entire country
    It’s kinda calling the entire US the west coast

  • Reply weirdo with a voice April 23, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    Holland is only a name for 2 of the 12 provinces: zuid-holland and noord-holland

  • Reply weirdo with a voice April 23, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    Sinterklaas is on the 5th and you open up the same night. It has nothing to do with christmas

  • Reply Larsyboy 058 April 23, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    Did you know that santa claus original comes from sinterklaas

  • Reply Arjun HAX April 23, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    But you can hardly compare these countries

  • Reply Muhammedcan 075 April 23, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    Nederland laat je horen!

  • Reply gekkegamers 19 April 23, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    Hi om Dutch and sinterklaas and Kerstmis are to difrent Things love you do much

  • Reply Little Blossom April 24, 2019 at 12:24 am

    Religion is a weird thing to talk about for the dutch people on paper you could be christian but in real life you may have never stepped foot in a church

  • Reply ruthless 88 April 24, 2019 at 12:59 am

    **Gouda**.I dont know how to explain how you pronounce the g.
    But the ou you say it like 'ow' from wow.

  • Reply Ayoub El April 24, 2019 at 3:26 am

    I born in the netherlands and Sinterklaas is racist.

  • Reply Bawz April 24, 2019 at 8:07 am

    Nice video

  • Reply Prin Ren TS April 24, 2019 at 8:07 am

    Santa was based on Sinterklaas = Nicolas from Myra > Saint Nicolas > Santa Claus. He was a Turkish Bishop who cared for children and gave them presents and such.
    It's an old European story that got "Americanised" which caused the original story to be unknown among a lot of people.

    Santa is real, or at least was. He didn't fly in a reindeer pulled sled, however.

  • Reply Duuk0305 April 24, 2019 at 9:22 am

    Kerstman is Santa Claus translated to Dutch.

  • Reply Green screen Attack helicopter April 24, 2019 at 10:15 am

    I live in Netherlands but I always wanted to live in canada + I’m the other European I’m from poland

  • Reply Jolijn Mous April 24, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    your pronounces are shit lmao, and a lot of things are wrong.

  • Reply Robert van Hoek April 24, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    Im from the Netherlands and i never actually got gifts from santa claus(kerstman) i only get gifts from sinterklaas

  • Reply LOKO KROKoO April 24, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    11:54 nope we open our gifts on the fifth too so youre wrong

  • Reply TimjongUn _ April 24, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    9:46 hahahhaha

  • Reply Kars Ideler April 24, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    We choose sinterklaas above Santa Claus.
    P.S. Santa Claus is based on sinterklaas

  • Reply laurens van der vis April 24, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    I am frisian

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:30 pm

    Holland is not a country but a province, actually two, already first mistake

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    Second mistake, we have two languages, dutch and fries, error again

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Pqpiamento is only spoken in the antilles, which is not the betherlqnds, its a colony, but doesnt mean its the netherlands, error again, fries however is a region language, nonetheless its a language in the netherlands

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    Where do you get all these numbers, as most of the immigrants become dutch as well after some certain tim period, so they arent accurate, i think its becoming 50% immigrants and 50% actually dutch maybe

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:41 pm

    So u jnclude chinese in canada, but you forgot to put all other asian races in the netherlands? Pretty weird…lol we have a lot of vietnamese people too, they even have their own cumminty like chinese people, suriname, turkish, marrocan, african…even iran…nice research

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:43 pm

    A lot more diversity lol, ur talking trash, ur starting to sound like americans…

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:44 pm

    We also have cathloics a d reformed christian and buddhism, hindusm…

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    Of course u dont have caribeans, its taken by someone else, jsus more bullshit are coming out, canada has colonies as well

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    Wrong, king alexander doesnt have total control over the government, he has to agree in the terms as long as it doesnt involve the citizen 8n a negative way, but for mist of the times, he has to say yes, even when he doesnt want to…the government is the actual ruler, instewd of teh king

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Deep fried icecream? Never heard that before…..

  • Reply Brandon Le April 24, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    Santaklaus is for christmas, sinterklaus is nit for christmas u dumb fuck, santa klaus is a made up story of americans for marketing purposes, sinterklaas is about a myth that ages centures ago….

  • Reply Brandon Le April 25, 2019 at 12:01 am

    Actually the black petes has to do something with the slaves from africa…so yeah its a but rascist

  • Reply Caspar Lemmens April 25, 2019 at 1:03 pm

    Sinterklaas arives earlyer, somewhere in november. 5th of december is what we call "pakjesavond" (meaning presentevening), then we open the presents. Christmas is a separate holiday and has nothing to do with Sinterklaas. Also the black face is not really accepted anymore, the one half wants it to stay, the other half thinks it is racist. Its a big discussion!

  • Reply Bo Van Der Steen April 25, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    In america santa claus was first called 'Kris Kringle', but when dutch settlers came with their traditions of 'Sinterklaas' or 'Saint Nicholas', the 'Kris Kringle' turned into 'Santa Claus'

  • Reply Lotte Anna Sap April 27, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    We dont eet Turks in duth

  • Reply ZoeyZoLeyena May 4, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Gouda is Tourism Cheese. Beemster, a lot better. North-Holland Cheese is awesome!

  • Reply Gerben T van de Veen May 4, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    My grandfather was beerhonting in Canada in 57,58.
    And left his familie at home in the Netherlands.

  • Reply Gerben T van de Veen May 4, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    Ben je wel eens in Nederland geweest?

  • Reply Gerben T van de Veen May 4, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    Ik,kan je wel kaas uit Nederland opsturen?
    Goudse kaas of old Amsterdam kaas?

  • Reply Gerben T van de Veen May 4, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    Wij vieren Sinterklaas met cadeautjes, en kerstdag is het bij elkaar zijn.

  • Reply mat doggy May 5, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    Which 32.32% Canadian do you mean 1st nation?And the biggest difference between our countries: we live in our country.I have nothing against Canada or Canadians, but if you already list the inhabitants and origin of these inhabitants and then forget the original inhabitants. !!! shame on you.

  • Reply Dante Piekart May 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Turn up the volume, and btw this is the most inaccurate video I have ever seen, idk how it is for Canada but what you said about Holland is very wrong

  • Reply Metal Videos May 14, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    canada got a SJW feminist president. doesnt care for the people only for immigrants. looks really much like the netherlands indeed.

  • Reply Joeri Prinsenberg May 24, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    Not all very well checked facts and photos

  • Reply Rob Voncken May 25, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Turky wild boar WHAT back to the drawing board m8 not eaten those ever. We also dont really do kerstman

  • Reply Femkeee May 26, 2019 at 6:04 am

    The Netherlands is the country with the most different cultures a square meter in the world! Isn't that awesome!!!

  • Reply De Bacon Mannen June 3, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Ik from the Netherlands when you here TRY HAGELSLAG! (Iets t
    So sweet

  • Reply tick tock tamash June 6, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Love you Canada from India

  • Reply Ronald de Rooij June 19, 2019 at 10:08 am

    The King has no political power in the Netherlands. You need to correct that. He is only formally part of government because he signs the laws. He is not commander in chief of the armed forces anymore (as you say), but the military still swear allegiance to the King and the laws.

  • Reply RAJAT Sharma June 19, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    White color is background suddenly makes the screen too bright out of context of rest of the videos, Kind of making it uncomfortable for eyes.

  • Reply Burning Diamond July 23, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    There’s a big difference between our “Christmases”

    The Dutch one is racist

    The Canadian one isn’t racist

  • Reply あらんあらん August 17, 2019 at 5:16 am

    This is absolutely for me cuz I'm now thinkig about if I should go to Netherelands instead of Canad for studying abroad

  • Reply FC George August 23, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    Wie vindt t ook zo grappig hoe andere landen over ons land denken?😂

  • Reply CaptainAta September 2, 2019 at 4:29 pm

    I expected like 50% Indian from Canada. Literally, there are 3 white people on my bus.

  • Reply CaptainAta September 2, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    Lol, it's like belsnickle and Zwarte Piet.

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