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You Live in Canada When…

You Live in Canada When…

This was an internet list making the rounds some years ago and attributed to Jeff Foxworthy.  I haven’t been able to get confirmation or denial that this is true, although I did find denial about similar lists attributed to Foxworthy. If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there, […]

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Meanwhile in Canada…

Meanwhile in Canada…

  Thank you for sharing these Bettina Antle!

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Mark McMorris Video: Pre- Sochi 2014

Mark McMorris Video: Pre- Sochi 2014

Mark McMorris says, “You gotta always know why… cause the reason you started was so much fun.” In all the competitiveness of the Olympics, I hope the athletes are able to remember why they started and focus on the fun.  Best of luck Canadians!

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Molson Beer Fridge

Molson Beer Fridge

Entertaining commercial by Molson Canadian. I don’t even like beer but would be ecstatic to come upon one of these in another country. Fun idea Molson! We published the spoof too… catch it here.

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All Canadian 12 Days of Christmas

All Canadian 12 Days of Christmas

A fun twist on the 12 Days of Christmas.  Find out more at http://amooseinamapletree.com/.  Have a wonderful holiday – however you choose to celebrate!

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Nova Scotia: Raven Gets a Helping Hand

Nova Scotia: Raven Gets a Helping Hand

Just goes to show that it makes no difference, human or beast, when we need to rely on one another for help, as this raven demonstrates while allowing porcupine quills to be picked from his face. The helping hand is Gertie Cleary, and the camera woman is her daughter, Colleen. Both live in Elmsdale, Nova […]

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Molson Canadian Beer Fridge Spoof by This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Molson Canadian Beer Fridge Spoof by This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Love this spoof by Canada’s comedy show, This Hour Has 22 Minutes. If you haven’t seen the original commercial by Molson Canadian you can check it out here.

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Canada & The United States: Bizarre Borders

Canada & The United States: Bizarre Borders

Ever wondered how the US-Canada border was decided? How about how they manage to police the 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi including Alaska)? C.G.P. Grey has created an interesting video with tidbits of information to appease your curious mind.

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Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek

In June of 2012, the beloved, 28-year host of Jeopardy!—Alex Trebek—had a minor heart attack. Thankfully, it was only mild, and he was soon to return to his hosting duties on the show. Trebek is billed by Wikipedia as a “Canadian-American television personality”. Yet for decades, fans on both sides of the border have simply […]

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The Canadian Railway Story – Part II

The Canadian Railway Story – Part II

[ 0 ] September 26, 2012 |

“Laying down track and building the bridges Bending our old backs til the railroad is done.” Gordon Lightfoot – Canadian Railroad Trilogy In Part I of The Canadian Railway Story, we began an account and a history that stretches from coast-to-coast. It’s one that that has helped establish the Canadian identity in this great land. […]

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