Since 2010, more than 240,000 people have been migrating to Canada every year. According to internet rumblings, come November, that number could shoot up even higher. Our country is about to face one of the most divisive elections in its long, rich history. The winner may be anyone’s guess, but the one thing we know for sure is that no matter who wins, a lot of people are going to be upset. Hundreds, if not thousands, of voters have even promised that they’ll move to Canada if the election doesn’t shake out in their favor.

But how easy would it be for an American to go full Canadian? Our neighbor to the north is a strange land with customs and traditions very different than the ones we have here in the States. Going in totally blind could lead to disaster. That’s why we wanted to cover some of the basics.