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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 : …