Perspectives and articles about everyday life in Canada

Honeymooning in Canada

International travellers made 15.9 million trips to Canada in 2010 contributing to Canada’s $29.7-billion tourism industry.   With the Royal Couple’s 2011 first official Royal tour for the newly weds, Canada has gained worldwide attention as the world follows the William … read more

Royal visit full of Canadian iconic images

The royal couple,  William and Kate  who arrived in Canada on June 30 for their  nine-day tour and honeymoon, along with 1,300 accredited local and international journalists,  is a tremendous marketing opportunity for Canada as images after images of the … read more

Canadian Immigrant’s Halloween Surprise

This new Canadian immigrant was delightfully surprised with the Canadian Halloween tradition. She finds the practice amusing and a little wasteful. “Coming from a third world country, I found it hard to waste a pumpkin, when it could be food. When I helped my kindergarten son carved his pumpkin, I wanted to save every pulp and every seed and made them into food.” Read about the amusing experience as viewed from the perspective of a new Canadian immigrant. read more

Canadian Thanksgiving 2009

“Thanksgiving weekend is a time when Canadians everywhere pause for the weekend to celebrate with family, friends and communities. “Many Canadians use the long weekend to catch up with loved ones, take a break from hectic lives and take part in activities that remind them how important those around them truly are. read more