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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 plant-based …

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

Globe & Mail says « American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat »
January 29, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on Globe & Mail says « American ignorance extends to Montreal smoked meat »
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 – …