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What It Means To Be ‘Canadian’ According To Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada is a government resource that aims to assist visitors and new immigrants to better understand Canadian cultural norms and conversations by outlining the Canadian government’s definitions of what it means to be a Canadian. And in classic fashion,

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Further To Edchup, Canadian Style :)

Remember yesterday we were chatting about Ed Sheeran’s partnership with Heinz Ketchup and the new Edchup? Well here’s more to that, Canadian style 🙂 Life-long Heinz Tomato Ketchup superfan Ed Sheeran is helping to celebrate Heinz’s 150th birthday with the

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Rare Audio Recording Of Dr. James Naismith – The Canadian Born Inventor Of Basketball

All of the attention the Toronto Raptors are getting these days as they via for the NBA Championship against the Golden State Warriors, is also drawing attention to the the Eastern Ontario town of Almonte, the birthplace of Dr. James

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Caesar This Great Book!!

It’s like the perfect trifecta when you think about it. It’s a book…..about a drink…..and it’s Canadian. Hot off the presses, it’s the first of it’s kind, the coffee table book dedicated to our favorite drink…..The Caesar.  50 Years.  50

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Flu Vaccine Found To Be Far More Effective This Year

Canadian researchers say this season’s influenza vaccine appears to have reduced the risk of infection with the dominate circulating flu strain by 72 per cent – far higher than what was seen with last year’s shot. Young children have been

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18 Year-old Canadian Bianca Andreescu Is Stunning The Tennis World!

Less than 24 hours after knocking off world No. 3 Caroline Wozniacki at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, Canadian tennis player Bianca Andreescu has stunned the sports world again by defeating the legendary Venus Williams to reach her

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Steven Page Gets Disciplined

Hot on the heels of his induction in to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame alongside his ex-bandmates in Barenaked Ladies, singer-songwriter Steven Page has announced the forthcoming release of the most forceful musical statement of his solo music career. Discipline:

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First Ever Hollywood Movie Shot Entirely In Canada Has An Ottawa Connection

Very interesting footnote from the Historical Society of Ottawa concerning July 16th… On this day in 1941… A film crew from Warner Brothers, the motion picture studio, arrived in Ottawa to film ‘Captains of the Clouds’, the first ever Hollywood

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The Great One Shows Us His Great House

When I was a little girl, #99 was my guy…..my hockey player…..my hero…..he had it all going on. I was going to marry him and this was a safe marriage for me as it would never happen as my Dad

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Google Honours Canadian Indigenous Runner With A Doodle

A world champion Indigenous Canadian runner is being honoured and remembered with a Google Doodle today, on the anniversary of his birth in 1887. The graphic features Tom Longboat of Ontario’s Grand River First Nation running in one of the

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He’s In The Big Leagues In Our Books

I have known Tom  Cochrane off and on for many years and the man never ceases to amaze me.  I first interviewed him when I was sixteen years old and just starting out in radio.  Many years later, I sat

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Apologizing For Something Isn’t An Admission Of Guilt According To Ontario Law

Canadians have earned a worldwide reputation for polite and apologetic, even when it’s not expected. It seems it’s in our nature to say ‘sorry’, even for everyday oversights like mindlessly stepping in front of someone at a check-out counter. That’s why

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A Double Dose Of Jim Cuddy :)

Not hard to believe how many of us absolutely love Jim Cuddy and when I say “us”, I do include the guys there too.  How can you not really, Jim is just that guy….he sings, he writes, he’s good looking,

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They Say It Comes In Threes

Since Christmas, there has been three of them, sadly.  Canadian deaths of some great talent and character and all due to that dreaded C word of cancer. It all started with my friend actress Heather Menzies Urich who passed away

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