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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

The strength of a nation lies in the homes of its people. The world’s longest undefended border between two sovereign nations Canada and the United States symbolizes the harmony and mutual cooperation of the Canada-US relationship. The Canada-United States border, officially known as the International Boundary, is the longest international …

Canada Day, July 1st

July 1, 1867: The British North America Act, today known as the Constitution Act, 1867, created Canada. No war. Not even a Skirmish. Confederation refers to the process of federal union in which the British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the United Province of Canada formed …

Canada’s National Symbol

The humble beaver Beavers are the second largest rodent in the world and Canada is the second largest country. Beavers are relatively nice and community minded, often sharing their lodges with muskrats, and warning others of danger with a slap of their tale while Canada has the longest undefended border, …

I’m a CANADIAN, eh; Part Deux

No, we are not an unarmed American with health insurance. And, NO, Canada did not burn down the White House during the War of 1812, which was fought with Britain over maritime rights. What is now Canada was not yet a country in 1812, but rather British colonies. You know …

I’m a CANADIAN, eh

Canadians are quirky. We’re the only country I know of that names our currency something out of a cartoon. Our one dollar coin is called a Loonie and our two dollar coin is called a Toonie. The $1 coin ended up being called a Loonie because there is a loon …

Canadian, eh

One of the most commonly asked questions by Americans when visiting Niagara Falls in July is “Why do Canadians celebrate July 4th with us?” So to help our neighbours to the south we Canadians don’t celebrate Independence Day with you on July 4th. We have our own holiday on July 1st. It’s called Canada Day. …

Sense of Community

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labour. If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. – Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 NIV We speak much about “community” in our …

Downsizing

Lea you have captured the sentiment of our generation. Thank you. Posted on June 7, 2019 by Lea Wait Lea Wait, here, feeling overwhelmed by the history of things. Yes. Things. I know people are more valuable than possessions. My heart aches for those who lose everything they own, in fires or …