An article posted by The National Post today has sparked widespread discussion among Canadians. The article talked about the costs of tipping culture in Canada and highlighted the high wages servers can make really.
We've always heard people say, "You should tip more because servers live off of their tips!" Well, some servers are reportedly making up to $100,000 annually, according to The National Post. Based on these earnings, this would make it one of the highest paying jobs you can get in Canada that doesn't require a college degree.
We are not saying that we agree with these opinions about tipping, we are simply presenting what others have been saying about the topic. The topic is pretty controversial and has lead to people now saying that they don't believe tipping should be a thing in Canada. Not everyone feels this way however and there are always two sides to the story.
Many people agreed that the high wages servers can earn that was discussed in the article was an accurate representation of the tipping culture in Canada. Some Redditors even shared about how they knew of servers personally who pull in six-figure incomes. Check out what they had to say.
Several people expressed their disdain for the tipping culture in Canada on Reddit. Check out their thoughts.
Tipping is a common practice at restaurants across Canada. It's typical for Canadians to tip 15% to 20% when they eat out. Not everyone believes tipping should be eliminated, and many servers do not make $100,000 annually in Canada. However, there are people, such as those listed above, who have expressed their opinion that they are not a fan of tipping culture.