Tag: Canada

Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

| October 3, 2018 | 11 Comments
Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours #ParksCanada

Paddling Through History with Voyageur Canoe Guided Tours  Did you know that the Rideau Canal is Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage site? There is more to this site than it being known as the world’s longest skating rink. The summer is a great time to venture along this canal and learn its history. Many residents […]

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Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

| September 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada Nestled in the vibrant neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, Laurier House is one of Canada’s National Historic Sites. It was home to two of Canada’s Prime Ministers and contemporaries Sir Wilfred Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. What makes this site a must-visit is that it […]

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9 Ways to Incorporate Canadian Style in Your Home

| August 29, 2018 | 6 Comments
9 Ways to Incorporate Canadian Style in Your Home

When it comes to home styling and decors, Canada sure has a lot to offer and teach the world. The ingenious blend of contemporary and classic home styling and accessories exude in most Canadian homes, which is no surprising as Canadians treasure diversity. Canadians also assimilate nature in home styling. Hockey, coffee, and outdoors are […]

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4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

| July 31, 2018 | 4 Comments
4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

Summer will always be an important part of the Canadian calendar because it provides ample time to spend with your family. If you haven’t gone on a fun family outing or planned anything special for the season yet, you might as well plan exciting and fun summer time in Canada!     Indeed, nothing beats […]

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David and Lori Janeson on Kayaking in Canada

| October 19, 2017 | 14 Comments
David and Lori Janeson on Kayaking in Canada

    David and Lori Janeson on Kayaking in Canada   Much of Canada’s interior harbours an ancient, virtually uninhabited boreal forest riven by an intricate network of marshes, streams, rivers and lakes. It’s the perfect place to explore by kayak. Avid kayaker Lori Janeson, who lives on the shores of Manitoba’s enormous Lake Winnipeg with […]

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Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at #WEdayCanada #MillionHours!

| July 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at #WEdayCanada #MillionHours!

Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at WE Day Canada #MillionHours! Ottawa was the place to be, not only on Canada’s big day, but on July 2, 2017 as well! Messages of inspiration, change, and hope were the messages of the day as WE took over the capital for WE Day Canada. This event was a […]

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Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

| December 19, 2016 | 8 Comments
Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

I can’t quite believe my son is already turning 3 years old, the time has just gone by so very quickly and the old adage that when it comes to raising children “the days are long but the years are short” is so true and just a touch bittersweet. When I asked my little boy how […]

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Fans Unite at Fan Expo Canada™!

| July 28, 2016 | 2 Comments
Fans Unite at Fan Expo Canada™!

How would I describe one of the best weekends of my life in three words? Simple: Fan Expo Canada™.     If your first thought is imagining a comic book convention with thousands of fans, some even going as far as to dress up (also known as cosplay) their favourite fictional characters, then you’re right […]

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Canadian Turkey: Not Only Served On Holidays ~ Recipe & Giveaway CAN 07/25

| June 21, 2016 | 176 Comments
Canadian Turkey: Not Only Served On Holidays ~ Recipe & Giveaway CAN 07/25

When I hear of a meal consisting of turkey, I automatically think about serving it at Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter. Honestly, I don’t know why, it’s not as if a turkey is only available in the supermarkets during those months! It’s time I change my my way of thinking about when to cook and eat a […]

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Star-Studded 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

| June 15, 2016 | 5 Comments
Star-Studded 2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

   2016 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards are Canada’s most prestigious honour in the performing arts. Created in 1992 by the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn (1934-2002), then Governor General of Canada, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards recognize Canada’s most accomplished performing artists.       Each year, Governor […]

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How to Start a Small Business in Canada

| May 10, 2016 | 6 Comments
How to Start a Small Business in Canada

      How to Start a Small Business in Canada     Canada is a great country for entrepreneurship. There’s a thriving business community, government support, and best of all, consumer demand for all sorts of things. If you are sick of your 9 to 5 job at a boring company, perhaps it’s time […]

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Travel the World from Home with DK Canada – Review and Books Giveaway ~ CAN 09/08

| August 6, 2015 | 67 Comments
Travel the World from Home with DK Canada – Review and Books Giveaway ~ CAN 09/08

Though I have not done enough of it in my lifetime, I LOVE traveling! There is something about the thought of getting away to other parts of the country or to exotic locales a world away that makes me want to pack my family’s bags and explore. When this is not possible, I turn to […]

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A Summer Escape for the Family

| July 15, 2015 | 17 Comments
A Summer Escape for the Family

Summer is so ideal to take a break from our busy lives and to embark on a family travel adventure! The options are endless – both nationally and internationally.  When I travel, especially long distance, I am sensitive to motion sickness. Motion sickness is actually a disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion such as from […]

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Canada Day Maple Leaf Cookies Recipe

| June 19, 2015 | 27 Comments
Canada Day Maple Leaf Cookies Recipe

  If you live in Ottawa, there are so many free family activities to enjoy at most of the Capital Region’s national museums and institutions. Many City of Ottawa Museums are also celebrating Canada Day, including one of my favourite, the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. You can take part in vintage carnival games like ring toss, strong […]

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Amazing Afternoon with The Norwegian Women Soccer Team #Ottawa #FIFAWWC2015

| June 9, 2015 | 5 Comments
Amazing Afternoon with The Norwegian Women Soccer Team #Ottawa #FIFAWWC2015

  Canada is hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup with its host cities in Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal, Moncton, and of course, Ottawa. The competition has taken up like a storm with Canada’s diverse cultural communities cheering on their favourite country and teams. My family is a strong supporter of soccer (football), so we got in on […]

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