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Vancouver: Where the kids are
August 26, 2009 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Vancouver: Where the kids are
Vancouver: Where the kids are

Vancouver blog­ger Chad Skelton — aka “Curious Dad” –  has an inter­est­ing series of posts about which neigh­bor­hoods in Vancouver are home to the most babies, preschool­ers, and ele­men­tary school kids.

Many fam­i­lies who are …

Speaking Canadian: Aegrotat standing
June 3, 2009 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Speaking Canadian: Aegrotat standing
Speaking Canadian: Aegrotat standing

Just in time for final exam sea­son, here’s a use­ful Canadian expres­sion. Our British and Australian read­ers may be famil­iar with this phrase, but it was one I never heard in the U.S.

If …

Why are more Americans studying in Canada? The answer is spelled M-​​O-​​N-​​E-​​Y.
May 25, 2009 – 12:39 pm | Comments Off on Why are more Americans studying in Canada? The answer is spelled M-​​O-​​N-​​E-​​Y.
Why are more Americans studying in Canada? The answer is spelled M-​​O-​​N-​​E-​​Y.

American brains, Canada’s gain,” trum­peted the head­line of a recent Globe and Mail story.

This arti­cle reported that “at a time when many U.S fam­i­lies are find­ing they have fewer dol­lars than they …