Browsing: The Saturday Series

The ten post Saturday series: how to immigrate to Canada, how to find a job, interviews with immigrants… and more!

Canadian List of Ten Ontario Trailer
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Canada, the best coun­try on earth? Well, I’d hate to brag… but the truth is, there is plenty to expe­ri­ence here and it’s a great coun­try to live in. The stereo­type of a frozen land North of the USA doesn’t do Canada jus­tice.
No mat­ter whether you are a new­comer or a life­long Cana­dian cit­i­zen, here are ten things to expe­ri­ence in Canada.

Canadian List of Ten Totem in the Byward Market
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Believe it or not, the stereo­typ­i­cal Cana­dian is not a lum­ber­jack, doesn’t live in an igloo some­where up North, and doesn’t always watch hockey.

Okay, the last part may be true. Hockey Night in Canada is prob­a­bly the most pop­u­lar TV pro­gram here.

Canadian List of Ten Hockey Game
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Have you ever heard of curl­ing? Did you know that cricket was pop­u­lar here? Can you name Canada’s offi­cial sum­mer sport?

No?

Looks like you need this 10 Cana­dian sports list!

Canadian List of Ten Bilingual Stop Sign in Ottawa
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Con­trary to pop­u­lar belief, Cana­di­ans don’t speak Cana­dian. Most speak Eng­lish, or French, or even both. But Cana­dian Eng­lish also has words or expres­sions not found, or not widely used, in other vari­ants of Eng­lish. Do you know these ten?

Canadian List of Ten Terry Fox Statue In Front of the Parliament (Ottawa)
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There are great Cana­di­ans in all fields: sports, sci­ence, arts, social sci­ences… Thou­sands of Cana­di­ans from all back­grounds and all ori­gins helped improve this world, one way or another, through the centuries.

Canadian List of Ten Concert Atmosphere
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Wel­come to my new series, the “Cana­dian List of Ten”! Ten weeks, ten posts, ten lists and one hun­dred new Cana­dian things for you, from food to lan­guage, from city to weather.

Today, we will start with music, some­thing I really enjoy (and you may have noticed it given the num­ber of con­certs we went to!).

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