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I chose Canada because of the wonderful and helpful Canadians I had met along my life's journey so far. They were extremely nice, kind and tolerant of my language difficulties when first coming from India in 1989 and helped me learn to speak and read English very quickly.
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So you’re thinking about creating a website but have no idea where to start. Have no fear: building a website doesn’t have to be a stressful or time-consuming experience. Here are five ways you can create a standout website from the AOL Partner Studio
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In business you hear the term “personal brand” thrown around a lot. It’s a process by which you define how the world sees you. It’s seemingly a straightforward task but often the most important thing a new business owner will do.
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O,Canada, you make us proud. You’re not only the exporter of celebs like Celine Dion and Justin Bieber, you make great websites too.
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That thing you wear on your head during the winter months. What do you call it? How about the colouring tool you used in school? Ask a Canadian and you’ll get a response our global counterparts won’t understand.
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This year is Canada's 150th birthday, and Justin Trudeau does not want you to forget it. Actually, he's counting on you to never, ever forget. Instead of focusing on the economy, or health care initiatives, or explanations for ongoing scandals, we are about to be inundated with Canadiana.
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This Canada Day we are reminded that our country is a nation of immigrants, many of whom took risks similar to yours to create a better life for themselves and their children. And, like you, they came to the right place. I am proud to be Canadian. I am proud to be Polish. And I am proud to live in a country where those two things are actually one and the same.
Now, THIS is how you welcome Canada Day.
Thousands crowded Parliament Hill for one of the biggest July 1 celebrations in the country.
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With Canada Day (or Independence Day for my American friends) just around the corner, I knew I needed to arm you guys with my favorite burger recipe. Being in the middle of the glorious summer weather, Canada Day celebrations always include a BBQ of some sort for us, and who doesn't love a good barbecued burger?!
"My teacher, she gave me book to read, I gave it back and she said thank you.''
Anti-immigrant xenophobia is usually tied to nationalism, and nationalism tends to spike during independence celebrations. So here's something to think about this Canada Day: everyone in this colonized land that is not First Nations or Inuit is an immigrant. I'm fourth generation myself. Three of my four grandparents were born here. My wife's relatives immigrated to North America from Denmark and Scotland. Every single other citizen that is not indigenous immigrated here, too, be it from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, South America or wherever else.
These are the perfect activities for Canada Day.
With most kids out of school and the weather looking lovely, there's no better way to spend time with your family and celebrate the birth of our glorious nation than to attend one of thousands of free events taking place across Canada. We've compiled the best ones here for your planning pleasure.
As you dress your kids for playtime, barbecues and camp this summer, I invite you to consider some new strategies. Does your kids really need closets full of cheap summer items, when a few, carefully chosen quality items would do just as well?
And here are their major achievements.
You might be wondering if calling our new anthem gender equal versus gender neutral is just a matter of semantics. Here's why it's not: using the gender neutral adjective in place of gender equal forces us to wade into the murky and benign waters of political correctness where gender is inconsequential.
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And those who disagree say it's still a great place to live.
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Although the classrooms will be empty for two months, who says the learning has to stop? Taking advantage of holidays, celebrations and festivals presents great opportunities to reinforce teachable moments. And what better summer learning opportunity is there than the biggest birthday party in town on July 1?
You might want to pack extras.
Happy birthday, you beautiful babe!
Simple steps to update your approach to being a certified cool Canuck.
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Red, white and oh so delicious.
The spread of infectious diseases at large events, also known as mass gatherings has become a major concern as a result of numerous outbreaks. The issue has become so great mathematical models have been developed to predict an outbreak depending on the event.
"Canada has always been there to help people who need it."
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Snow, hockey, maple syrup... these activities include all the stereotypical elements of our country!
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Canada Day is coming up, and while it's always fun to head to a huge celebration in a big city, it can also be a good time to get off the beaten (and crowded) path for a more relaxed and local experience. If you're craving a more laid-back Canada Day experience there are many options all over the country.
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Every year, charities reap the benefits of Canadians' generous holiday spirit, seeing a significant bump in December donations. In fact, more than a third of CanadaHelps' annual donations are achieved in this one month alone. While that seasonal generosity is important for charities, there is an unfortunate downside -- as the seasons change and the weather gets warmer, donations tend to dry up, leaving gaps for many organizations. I call this the "summer drought."
We thought we'd seen the most Canadian picture already. We hadn't.