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Canada, Sweet Canada

Canada, Sweet Canada

[ 0 ] August 21, 2013 |

If you’ve lived in Canada long enough, you may already know about many of its sweetest offerings; sweet, in terms of home-grown desserts! Perhaps it was us who got you thinking about things like sugar pie, in the interview Pat did in November, 2011 with Expat Patricia Lenkov. Every region of Canada is known for […]

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Running Around an Airport (or Other Places)

Running Around an Airport (or Other Places)

[ 0 ] June 26, 2013 |

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer, and think it’s wise to keep fit, or someone who made a lifestyle decision to do so early on, walking and jogging are great ways to keep in shape. Every year, in just about every city and town across this great land, there are opportunities to hit the pavement in […]

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French Toast by My Drunk Kitchen

French Toast by My Drunk Kitchen

[ 2 ] May 24, 2013 |

If you haven’t heard of My Drunk Kitchen…. where have you been? I was channeling Hannah Hart while drinking red wine and making coconut macaroons when John Westwater shared this recent My Drunk Kitchen video via facebook… I knew I had to share this French Toast recipe with you.

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Canuck Quotes: Chris Hadfield

Canuck Quotes: Chris Hadfield

[ 0 ] May 23, 2013 |

On his return to Earth, on being asked about a potential interest to run for political office, Hadfield said: “But for me personally, right now, I have no aspirations at all.” In a National Post article, Chris talked about the state of space travel, and people. Here are two of the more interesting things covered […]

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Trivia Eh? Chris Hadfield

Trivia Eh? Chris Hadfield

[ 0 ] May 22, 2013 |

In 2010, NASA announced that Hadfield would be the first Canadian who commanded the International Space Station (Expedition 35, which was launched in December, 2012). In his pre-NASA career, Chris flew over 70 types of aircraft. Flying intercept missions for NORAD, Hadfield was the first CF-18 pilot to intercept a Soviet long-range bomber that was […]

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Ground Control to Major Chris Hadfield

Ground Control to Major Chris Hadfield

[ 0 ] May 20, 2013 |

“But for me personally, right now, I have no aspirations at all.” So stated Chris Hadfield in a mid-May, 2013 interview with The Canadian Press. Don’t worry … it’s not what you think. His answer was in response to whether or not he was interested in entering the Canadian political arena. Phew! Actually, he went […]

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Trivia Eh? Justin Trudeau

Trivia Eh? Justin Trudeau

[ 0 ] April 17, 2013 |

In case anyone was wondering: yes, Justin is the son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Justin’s post-secondary education was completed at McGill University, and the University of British Columbia (where in his early career he taught Math and French). In April of 2013, Trudeau beat out some heavy competition to win the Liberal […]

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Canuck Quotes: Justin Trudeau

Canuck Quotes: Justin Trudeau

[ 4 ] April 16, 2013 |

Invoking his father’s iconic phrase, when the latter was about to invoke the War Measures Act some 40 years earlier, Justin was asked during a plane trip whether he felt he could beat incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the next federal election. Trudeau’s response: “Just watch me.” On education, and investing in Canadians, Justin […]

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The Man who would be Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau

The Man who would be Prime Minister: Justin Trudeau

[ 0 ] April 15, 2013 |

At the relatively young age of 48, Pierre Elliot Trudeau was elected as the Prime Minister of Canada, winning a majority government for the Liberal Party. What was dubbed as “Trudeaumania” swept the country. Less than a year earlier, he had been a relative unknown on the national scene. But months earlier, he won the […]

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Makin’ Canadian Pandas

Makin’ Canadian Pandas

[ 0 ] April 1, 2013 |

Two Giant Panda’s were FedExed to Toronto where they’ll live at the Toronto Zoo for five years before moving to Calgary Zoo for another five years. Officials, including Prime Minister Stephen Harper who was on-hand to welcome them personally, are hoping the two will create the first Canadian Giant Panda on their extended stay. Er […]

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