I can say that as I was born and raised there. However, I escaped.
(Okay, it's changed a lot in the last 20 years I suppose.)
A guy I met at school grew up in Burlington. He called it the armpit of Ontario. -- The irony of common sense, it is not that common. I cannot deny anything I did not say. A kitten dies every time someone uses "then" and "than" incorrectly. I mock people who give their children odd spelling of names.