Tag Archives: Canadiana

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada. “The date and location of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find … Continue reading

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Terry Fox – A Great Canadian

I was a young bride and studying at the University of Calgary on my way to finishing my education degree.  My husband was going back and forth from Calgary to Comox, B.C. to visit with his mother who was battling … Continue reading

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O Canada

On July 1st, my husband and I are planning to drive his restored 64 Valiant to a Show and Shine in Red Deer.  It is particularly exciting to participate in this year’s car show since my husband made a point … Continue reading

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Only in Canada, eh?

Thought we just needed to laugh at ourselves today!  Enjoy! Only in Canada…can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance. Only in Canada…are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink. Only in Canada…do drugstores … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada. “The date and location of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find a northern … Continue reading

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PennyWare

I received a wonderful surprise in the mail the other day!  My very own personalized “Pennyware” bracelet! I wrote a blog several months back entitled “No More Pennies from Heaven” about the demise of the Canadian penny and it really struck … Continue reading

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Top Reasons to Live in Canada

Happy Canada Day!!!!!!! TOP REASONS TO LIVE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA 1. Vancouver : 1.5 million people and two bridges. You do the math. 2. Your $400,000 Vancouver home is just 5 hours from downtown. 3. You can throw a rock … Continue reading

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Jesus Must be Canadian – Guest Posting by Grady Watson

It’s true. Jesus must be Canadian. One of the things I have learned since I moved to Canada is that folks here never pass up an opportunity to spend time on a beach somewhere. Having spent almost 2 winters here, … Continue reading

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Polar Plunge

Unless you’ve been dead or living in Edmonton, as my friend Jack likes to say, most Canadians (including Edmontonians) have been experiencing first-hand the unbelievably frigid temperatures Old Man Winter has been dishing out to us this past week. Now, I know we … Continue reading

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Hopeful and Optimistic

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.”  Jack Layton (Final letter to Canadians – Aug. 20, 2011) … Continue reading

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