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  • v. To make Canadian as to custom, culture, or style.
  • v. To localize a medium for sale or use in Canada.


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  • "We don't want a Canadian-style military" or "We oppose the Democrat's plan in Canadianize our foreign policy".

    the less friendly border

  • I suggest that it is in this national and global context of rapid, and occasionally turbulent and confused changes that we must fulfil the requirement to truly "Canadianize" our television networks, and to effectively cover urgent events in a troubled world, and a troubled Canada through Canadian eyes so that Canadians understand the implications for their own lives, through our news and our artistic expression.

    CBC in the Face of Change

  • The best way, indeed I think the only truly successful way, is to gather the children of different races, creeds and customs into the common school, and "Canadianize" them.

    North-West Autonomy

  • "One of the potential options for Globalive is to seek partners that would help 'Canadianize' Globalive's capital structure," Mr. Fan wrote in a research note to clients.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Ultimately, changes that Defence required to "Canadianize" the Chinook drove up the cost of each aircraft by 70 per cent more than what the supplier Boeing had first quoted.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • • Some U.S. based franchisors don't "Canadianize" their agreements.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • There is no reason in principle that cannot can't either abolish or Canadianize the monarchy.

    Not Just Separatists Want Prince Charles To Stay Away From Canada

  • He then tried to Canadianize the experience of comprehending that much money.

    Homelessness, fire alarms and the moon «

  • It wasn't good enough somebody had a rifle, somebody had a truck, somebody had a helmet, we had to go and Canadianize it.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • They will help us in our goal to increasingly Canadianize the defence of Canada.

    Defence, Sovereignty, and Our Responsibility in the Canadian North


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