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Travel: A Big Country to Explore

By Dale Sproule Canada is the largest country in the world. For someone who comes from another country, it can be hard to imagine how huge it really is. It’s hard to imagine that flying across the country could be every bit as expensive as…

Building a Nation of Foreigners

The path to becoming Canadian is sometimes not as easy as it appears. On the way, you will go through snow-storms, transit delays, confusing conversations and hundreds of Tim Horton’s double-doubles. The settlement process for newcomers not…

Canada: Holiday 101

When you're starting a new life in a new country, holidays are probably not the first thing on your mind. However, welcoming leisure, fun and hobbies into your life will certainly contribute to a healthy work-life balance, and holidays are…

Don’t Be Afraid of the Police

"One of the main struggles we face with policing in Canada is that many people come here from countries where the police are not trusted," says York Regional Police Chief Armand P. La Barge. "They are not seen as an agency you can go to or…

Discover Canada Through its Art

You can learn a lot about a country through its art. That’s why so many people visit the great art galleries of the world when they travel. However, we often overlook the art made in our own backyard. Ontario boasts many galleries…