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

Toronto Meetups for British and American Expats
October 26, 2012 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Toronto Meetups for British and American Expats
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 8pm. …

InterNations helps connect expats in Canada
June 20, 2011 – 9:00 pm | Comments Off on InterNations helps connect expats in Canada
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 on What’s so special about a « Vancouver Special ? »
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 …