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Canada’s largest Oktoberfest
October 9, 2009 – 7:35 am | Comments Off on Canada’s largest Oktoberfest
Canada’s largest Oktoberfest

If you live out­side of Canada and you’ve heard of Kitchener-​​Waterloo, it might be because of Research in Motion.

No offense to Kitchener-​​Waterloo, but this Ontario region’s most famous prod­uct is much bet­ter known than …

Every Canadian knows.…Terry Fox
September 9, 2009 – 7:25 am | Comments Off on Every Canadian knows.…Terry Fox
Every Canadian knows.…Terry Fox

When you move to a new coun­try, you need to learn about that country’s heroes. In Canada, one of those larger-​​than-​​life icons is Terry Fox.

Born in Manitoba and raised in British Columbia, Fox …

Taking Labo(u)r Day off
September 7, 2009 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Taking Labo(u)r Day off
Taking Labo(u)r Day off

Today is Labour Day in Canada. Banks, post offices, gov­ern­ment offices, schools, and many busi­nesses across the coun­try are closed today.

Celebrated annu­ally on the first Monday in September, Labour Day is essen­tially the …

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 …

New music in Canada
August 5, 2009 – 8:02 am | Comments Off on New music in Canada
New music in Canada

Want to know what’s new in the Canadian music scene?

Tune in online to CBC Radio 3. In addi­tion to reg­u­lar music shows and pod­casts, the site also has a great “New Music Canada”