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From the waterways of eastern Newfoundland to the snowcapped mountains of British Columbia and all throughout the vast expanse of Canada, Christmas holidays hold a special magic. Favorite traditions such as awaiting Santa Clause, or Le Pere Noel, trimming the evergreen and singing Christmas carols are similar to those commonly found in the United States and Europe. In some traditional Canadian homes, Santa Claus enlists the help of the devilish creatures called Belsnickers to determine which children have been "naughty or nice". It is believed the Belsnicklers enter the homes of naughty boys and girls to cause mischief.

Even Canada's Inuit children are visited by mysterious creatures called Naluyuks who travel from house to house. The children must sing Christmas carols to appears the Naluyuks, who pound sticks on the floor before questioning the children about their behavior. When the children say they've been good, which they always do, the Naluyuks open special gift bags full of wonderful presents. In Quebec, le reveillon, a sumptuous traditional French dinner, is served after Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve.

Therefore, with so many different traditions among Canadian people, it should come as no surprise that how the holidays are celebrated in Canada depends on whose home you visit!

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Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot
Nowell the Lumberjack Canada Holiday Storytellers Epcot