Not feeling well? Don’t have a fancy medical degree? Don’t worry, Canada has your back. Here is a quick how-to guide on what to do if you need to see a doctor.
Monthly Archives: October, 2015
Armed with a credit or debit card, some cash and a giant cart with greasy handles, you can buy whatever you need, whenever you need it. Extended shopping hours, helpful employees, rewards and discounts will make any shopping trip a true pleasure.
Gagan and Shikha, from New Delhi, India, immigrated to Canada in the skilled worker category. They landed in Ottawa two months ago and they share insights about the immigration process, landing, and shopping for chilies and coriander!
In Canada, the social safety net covers a broad spectrum of programs designed to give assistance to citizens outside of what the market provides. However, it is much less generous and comprehensive than in France.
I will leave political analysis to the experts. Meanwhile, in Ottawa…
See Mark, you’re the reason why I’m voting today. Remember the guy you found scary on TV? That’s Stephen Harper. I find him scary too. So today, I’m going to try to make him go away. Like when we chase bad dreams away in your room.
This year, I didn’t even notice fall had started. It was still nice and warm…
I’m paranoid that some journalist reporting on the federal campaign will snap a candid shot of “supporters around the Conservative HQ” or “pedestrian walking by the Conservative candidate campaign office” and that I, the innocent passerby, will be featured in it.
Mark is turning three. Please, don’t say “they grow up so fast.” Some days, they don’t grow up fast enough. Trust me.
If I was supposed to meet up with you sometime this year and if I cancelled because I was sick… well, I wasn’t just making an excuse.
We’ve all experienced a few “what the hell was I thinking” moments, times were you were convinced you could totally make it work, no matter how far stretched the idea was. Or maybe that’s just me.
The federal elections are coming up and I still don’t know who I’m going to vote for. I have become this indecisive voter—a strange position for someone who believes in the democratic system, politics in general, and who chose to become a Canadian citizen to be able to vote.
Today is the National Day of the People’s Republic of China ( 国庆节). So in honour of the Chinese members of the family (namely Feng and… half of Mark?), here are five things you probably didn’t know about Chinese culture!