Canadian Terms Beginning with V

Van - Local short form used to refer to certain districts and suburbs of Vancouver.

Vansterdam - Nickname for Vancouver, Canada. Similar to Amsterdam, Vancouver has a reputation for lax attitudes towards recreational drug use, specifically marijuana.

Vendor - The classic Manitoban name for an outlet where cold beer may be purchased. Often it was in the back door of the local hotel.

Vico - Synonymous with "chocolate milk", sold primarily throughout Saskatchewan.

Victoria Day - Queen Victoria's birthday, May 24th. It's a holiday celebrated on the second Monday in May.