Early on in our relationship I had to constantly ask him if he was okay – because for my Canadian standards if he was not smiling, he was not happy,” Roxanne Neujahr says. She and her German husband Dieter Neujahr lived in Munich, Germany, for the past 13 years and recently moved to Canada with their two children. We met them in Ottawa to talk about the differences between German and Canadian culture and to look behind clichés – always with twinkle in the eye.


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