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Are You Smarter than a 10th Grader (about Canada)? Take this Quiz!
November 1, 2012 – 6:43 am | Comments Off
Are You Smarter than a 10th Grader (about Canada)? Take this Quiz!

Do you know enough about Canadian his­tory and gov­ern­ment to pass the Canadian cit­i­zen­ship test?

Or are you (at least) smarter than the aver­age Canadian 10th grader?

A group of Grade 10 stu­dents recently chal­lenged …

Toronto Meetups for British and American Expats
October 26, 2012 – 6:11 am | Comments Off
Toronto Meetups for British and American Expats

Two events are com­ing up this week for expats liv­ing in Toronto.

On Saturday, October 27, the Toronto Expat Brit Meetup Group has a gath­er­ing at the Pilot Bar in Yorkville. The fun starts at …

InterNations helps connect expats in Canada
June 20, 2011 – 9:00 pm | Comments Off
InterNations helps connect expats in Canada

Today, we have a guest post from InterNations, an online social net­work for expats and immi­grants:

With a grow­ing econ­omy and an annual intake of over 200,000 immi­grants, Canada wel­comes expa­tri­ates.

However, due …

It’s Remembrance Day, and Canadians are wearing poppies
November 11, 2010 – 1:05 am | One Comment
It’s Remembrance Day, and Canadians are wearing poppies

November 11 is Remembrance Day in Canada.

Last year, we blogged about “Why is every­one wear­ing pop­pies?” to explain Canada’s Remembrance Day traditions:

A national pub­lic hol­i­day, Remembrance Day is cel­e­brated at the …

What’s so special about a “Vancouver Special?”
September 19, 2010 – 10:10 am | Comments Off
What’s so special about a “Vancouver Special?”

If you’re house-​​hunting in Vancouver, you’ll likely see some houses that are mar­keted as “Vancouver Specials.”

Built in the 1960s and ‘70s, these flat-​​fronted two-​​story homes were con­structed quickly, when baby boomers and …