Culture

All about Canadian culture, from people and language to food, drink, books, music, and film

Daily Life

From health care and education, to local eating and shopping, to festivals and things to do, get the scoop on life in Canada

Housing, Jobs, & Money

Finding a home, working, saving, and investing in Canada – here’s how

Immigration

What you need to know to live in, work in, or immigrate to Canada. Citizenship information, too.

Travel

Travel ideas and tips for visiting, touring, and deciding where to live in Canada.

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: food

Thanksgiving: What’s different in Canada?
November 25, 2010 – 1:35 pm | 6 Comments
Thanksgiving: What’s different in Canada?

In honor of American Thanksgiving Day, Canadian Living mag­a­zine has posted a quiz: How do Canadian Thanksgiving feasts dif­fer from American Thanksgivings?

I’ve found that the meals them­selves are fairly sim­i­lar — turkey, stuff­ing, gravy,

The Canada-​​US Frito-​​Lay chips bag saga
November 21, 2010 – 10:01 am | 2 Comments
The Canada-​​US Frito-​​Lay chips bag saga

Are Canadians more con­cerned about the envi­ron­ment than their neigh­bors south of the border?

Here’s the story:

Snack food giant Frito-​​Lay intro­duced a new com­postable chip bag in both Canada and the U.S. made from …

The Best Canadian Blogs
November 2, 2010 – 7:30 am | Comments Off
The Best Canadian Blogs

We’re hon­ored that Canadian Living mag­a­zine has included Living Abroad in Canada on its list of “25 Great Canadian Blogs.”

Thanks!

It’s an eclec­tic list, rang­ing from invest­ment tips (Your Money) …

As Canadian as a Butter Tart
October 29, 2010 – 10:33 am | 8 Comments
As Canadian as a Butter Tart

Before I moved to Canada, I was a pecan pie girl.

But I’ve been trav­el­ing around Ontario recently (you can read dis­patches from my trav­els here: A Superior Travel Day and here: Going Where No …

Globe & Mail says “American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat”
January 29, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off
Globe & Mail says “American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat”

The Canadian media seems to take a per­verse pride in point­ing out how Americans are igno­rant of, or at least obliv­i­ous to, Canadian cul­ture.

A recent video fea­ture in the Globe & Mail — …