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Canadian cities to see economic growth in 2010
April 9, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on Canadian cities to see economic growth in 2010
Canadian cities to see economic growth in 2010

Good news for job-hunters, busi­ness own­ers, and investors in Canada:

The economies of all Canada’s major cities are expect­ed to grow in 2010, accord­ing to a new report from the Conference Board of Canada.

This report, …

Speaking Canadian English: Sled vs. Sledge
March 15, 2010 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Speaking Canadian English: Sled vs. Sledge
Speaking Canadian English: Sled vs. Sledge

Yesterday, when I attend­ed the Canada-Sweden sledge hock­ey game dur­ing the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Games, I got to won­der­ing about the word “sledge.”

In the United States, we had a sled, but until I came …

British Columbia jobs and where to find them
March 3, 2010 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on British Columbia jobs and where to find them
British Columbia jobs and where to find them

Are there jobs for new­com­ers to British Columbia? You bet!

During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, the B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development held a series of sem­i­nars on liv­ing, work­ing, study­ing, and …

Getting acquainted with Canadian design
March 1, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on Getting acquainted with Canadian design
Getting acquainted with Canadian design

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics have been a bonan­za for peo­ple who want to learn more about Canada (read more here, here, and here).

And even though the Olympics have closed, some arts and cul­tur­al events …

What the world is saying about Canada
February 24, 2010 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on What the world is saying about Canada
What the world is saying about Canada

With the world’s atten­tion focused on the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, com­men­ta­tors every­where are talk­ing about Canada — Canadian life and cul­ture, how Canada com­pares to the U.S., and more.

Here’s a sam­pling:

Forbes​.com asks: …