Canada Words

WATCH: Americans Try Their Best To Define Canadian Slang

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Living

Want to speak like a Canadian? First, you have to get the slang down pat. In this latest installation of Americans experiencing Canadian things (th...

Can You Tell These Commonly Misused Words Apart?

Jenna Em | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Let's face it: there are some words that have been put on earth just to trip up the masses with their spellings. Words like receive, perseverance, cemetery, occasionally, grateful, calendar, judgment, separate, and liaison -- are all booby traps of the English language.

If We Call it "Occupied Kashmir," Why Not Call it "Occupied Hong Kong"?

Ranjani Iyer Mohanty | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada
Ranjani Iyer Mohanty

In their TV news reporting, BBC World often says "Indian-occupied Kashmir." And yet, the term "Chinese-occupied Hong Kong" is never heard. Why? "Occ...

Mind, Heart, Body and Words

Joan Sutton | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada
Joan Sutton

It took some of the medical establishment quite a long time to recognize the mind-body connection. Which is surprising when you consider that connecti...

This Kippa Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Rabbi Ben Hecht | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada
Rabbi Ben Hecht

When me and my wife were looking for our seats at a concert, a man approached me, and began to interrogate me on whether I believed in a personal god. To be honest, I did not know how to respond.