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How to become a true Canadian: Learn to skate…
January 20, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on How to become a true Canadian: Learn to skate…
How to become a true Canadian: Learn to skate…

Does Canada’s cit­i­zen­ship test require that you “ski a black run, gal­lop a horse, catch a fish, dri­ve a trac­tor, skate in a hock­ey match and chop down a cedar?”

Uh, no.

But as Jo Ollive writes in a recent Globe & Mail

Get active in Vancouver for 2010
December 30, 2009 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Get active in Vancouver for 2010
Get active in Vancouver for 2010

Vancouverites have a well-deserved rep­u­ta­tion for being active and out­doorsy.

If you’d like to join them but don’t want to go it alone, have a look at the City of Vancouver’s Active Events Calendar.

It lists an …

Nuit Blanche: Sleepless in Toronto
September 30, 2009 – 7:08 am | Comments Off on Nuit Blanche: Sleepless in Toronto
Nuit Blanche: Sleepless in Toronto

Jet-lagged in Toronto? Or just want an inten­sive all-night intro­duc­tion to the city’s art scene?

Then check out Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, a dusk-to-dawn cel­e­bra­tion of con­tem­po­rary art.

With 500 artists involved in more than …

Toronto Expat American Meetup: NFL Sunday
September 11, 2009 – 7:45 am | Comments Off on Toronto Expat American Meetup: NFL Sunday
Toronto Expat American Meetup: NFL Sunday

Want to meet oth­er Americans in Toronto? Check out the Toronto Expat American Meetup Group.

The group’s next get-togeth­er is an “NFL Sunday” meet­up this week­end, Sunday, September 13th at 1pm.

Here’s what …

It’s Fringe Fest week in Edmonton
August 14, 2009 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on It’s Fringe Fest week in Edmonton
It’s Fringe Fest week in Edmonton

If you’re get­ting set­tled in Edmonton, you need to get acquaint­ed with the city’s biggest cul­tur­al event.

It’s the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival — aka “The Fringe” — an annu­al the­atre extrav­a­gan­za that typ­i­cal­ly …