Canadian Terms Beginning with N

Nanaimo Bar - A dessert named for the town of Nanaimo, British Columbia, made of egg custard with a Graham-cracker-based bottom and a thin layer of chocolate on top.

New West - A shortened version of New Westminster, British Columbia.

Newfie - A colloquial, often derisive term used to describe one who is from Newfoundland and Labrador. Historically used with light humour in "Newfie Jokes", use of the word is now considered to be offensive and in very bad taste.

Nip - A type of hamburger served at Salisbury House restaurants in Manitoba.

No-See-Um - A very small biting insect.

North of 60 - The Arctic, geographically any part of Canada that is above 60 degrees north latitude.

Number 1 - Another name for the "Trans-Canada" highway that stretches from coast to coast.