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A True Canadian

A True Canadian

It’s Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, and a man makes his way to his seat right at center ice. He sits down, noticing that the seat next to him is empty. He leans over and asks his neighbor if someone will be sitting there. “No,” says the neighbor. “The seat is empty.” “This […]

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GOING TO A HOCKEY GAME…

GOING TO A HOCKEY GAME…

Three Canadians and three Americans were traveling to a hockey game. The three Americans each buy tickets and watch as the three Canadians buy only a single ticket. How are the three people going to travel on only one ticket?”, asks an American. Watch and you’ll see,” says a Canadian. They all board the train. […]

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Unfriendly Competition

Unfriendly Competition

A Canadian hockey fan, an American fan and a Swedish fan were all in Saudi Arabia, sharing a smuggled crate of alcohol. All of a sudden Saudi police rushed in and arrested them. The mere possession of alcohol is a severe offence in Saudi Arabia, so for the terrible crime of actually being caught consuming […]

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Canuck Quotes: The Canadian Flag

Canuck Quotes: The Canadian Flag

[ 0 ] January 14, 2011 |

. . all the rules the ordinary flag owner need pay attention to are few and simple. For him is just one flag that can properly be flown; that is the Union Jack. The Red Ensign, called the Canadian Flag, with the Canadian Coat of Arms in the field is proper only afloat. . . […]

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Trivia EH? The Canadian Flag

Trivia EH? The Canadian Flag

[ 2 ] January 12, 2011 |

The Canadian flag was officially inaugurated on February 15, 1965. The Flag of the United States was adopted in 1777. The current flag of the United States was inaugurated in 1959. Since December 18, 1964, the Union Jack is flown in Canada as a symbol of membership in the Commonwealth and allegiance to the Crown. […]

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Cracked Art

Cracked Art

Visual and tactile! Thanks to Jeri for sending me this gem via email!

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Canuck Quotes:  Jean Chrétien

Canuck Quotes: Jean Chrétien

[ 0 ] December 7, 2010 |

“A prime minister has a unique duty to preserve the integrity of the office. It is not about power. It is about responsibility.” Jean Chrétien Prime Minister of Canada 2002 “The art of politics is learning to walk with your back to the wall, your elbows high, and a smile on your face. It’s a […]

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Pinot Grigio Pelee Island Winery

Pinot Grigio Pelee Island Winery

[ 0 ] December 6, 2010 |

The First White Wine Tasting: Video 7 from the FoVA Wine Tasting Event at the Niagara Falls Hilton Lauren Pibworth of Pibworth Professional Services, introduces the wine tasting group to a Pinot Grigio from Pelee Island Winery. She provided the wine education as part of the festivities during the Forum on Virtual Assistance, held in […]

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Canuck Quotes: Alexander Mackenzie

Canuck Quotes: Alexander Mackenzie

“However narrow and inexperienced Mackenzie may be, I imagine he is a thoroughly upright, well-principled, and well-meaning man.” Lord Dufferin Governor General of Canada 1872-1874 “I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin.” Alexander Mackenzie, […]

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Canuck Quotes: Sarah Emma Edmonds

Canuck Quotes: Sarah Emma Edmonds

“My dear comrades, my heart is so full I cannot say what I would to you. Tears are in my eyes, but I shall never, never forget your love and kindness to Frank Thompson. All that I can say is that I am deeply grateful, and may God bless you.” Sarah Emma Edmonds during a […]

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