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July 2017

Hockey – Why Canadians LOVE It

Across Canada, November is the month when the truly cold weather begins. On the prairies and in the north, it is not unusual to see snow in October. Our world stays frozen until March or April. So, for half of every year, playing cricket or…

Grammar to GO

by Claudio Muñoz Mike Tiittanen, the author of a new ESL book, Grammar to GO, has a clear goal in mind. “Over the many years I have taught ESL, I have often found the need to create fun activities for my students that would allow them to…

Finance: The Basics on Banking in Canada

By the FCAC As you start your new life in Canada, you will need to find out how to manage your money in this country. One of the first things you should do is to open a bank account. Canadian bank accounts are a safe and convenient place to…

Bank machine fees: do the math!

John Kane is Manager of Communications at the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), a federal government agency that protects your rights as a consumer and gives you information about financial products and services.