Its meaning? I wonder...so I looked, and hmmmmmm............ :)
-slang for Canadians in general and French Canadians in particular
-small or medium-sized hardy horse, common in Canada
-seemly originates in 19th century, possibilities of term used
- kanata "village"
- Canada + -uc (alognquian)
- Canada + -inuk (inuit for "man")
- Connaught, slag given for Irish-French-Canadians.
- Cann-uck, a small yellow French-Canadian bird