Is It “Mom” or “Mum” for Canada?

So, I rereadĀ Magic for Marigold and then read The Coming Storm (set in P.E.I. in the mid 20th century) by a modern Canadian author. The former book used “mum” (L.M. Montgomery characters usually use “mother,” otherwise they use “mum”). The latter book used “mom.” I feel like I’ve only heard Canadians Youtubers* say “mom.”  … Continue reading Is It “Mom” or “Mum” for Canada?