Paris doesn’t change but Paris must have changed.
I’ve never felt so anxious before a trip to France. Yet, over the years, I boarded Air Canada, Air France and Air Transat flights in various states of mind.
I shouldn’t even have seen the email, simply titled “News,” until the next morning, but I go to bed way too late and when I noticed it was from my mom, I clicked on it.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has a special offer called the Employer Job Offer: International…
Toronto isn’t “just” multicultural—it’s a fascinating blend of people, food and languages, a dream for those who want to experience the best the world can offer.
If you are looking for authenticity, sunny weather, peaceful atmosphere, exceptional hospitality, and amazing food,…
The trip started with me cursing Videotron and us parking a few blocks from a 7/11 where the condo key was supposed to be waiting for us in a lockbox.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is why you can’t rely on your phone in Canada—our service providers suck.
It is a standard Canada Day but to me, it feels special and extra-Canadian. Ten years ago, I was taking the Oath of Citizenship.
Everyone wants to go to Canada. Well, it is said to have the nicest people…
Throughout the school year, shortly before 3 p.m., I would often receive short, cryptic emails from Mark’s school about a “delayed badger” or a “cancelled dog.”
It’s amazing how many prospective clients tell me I “shouldn’t worry about money at this stage” when said stage is after the project was explained and when I have to accept or decline the assignment.
I’ve been to San Pedro Sula, dodgy parts of Rio, Salvador and Porto Alegre, I survived shitty border towns but damn, I’m avoiding Crow Street, Suburbia, Ottawa.
Look at the two pictures I took in my neighbourhood yesterday afternoon. Do you notice anything strange? Anything missing, maybe?
My laptop and a reliable Internet connexion are a necessity in my personal and professional life. Provided I have both, my smartphone isn’t. Am I an oddity?
That’s pretty much life with kids. When you least expect it, you get completely overwhelmed by love and a primal instinct to protect, hug, and kiss them.
In 2018, I re-opened a bank account in France. Problem is, sending money to myself from Canada didn’t go exactly as planned.
Life is punctuated by a series of enlightening, unexpected, and occasionally puzzling before-and-after moments.
Going on a vacation is an excellent way of unwinding. Work can become stressful, and…
Quick exercise—make a list of your friends and acquaintances. Now look at it. How many of them would you feel comfortable asking a favour from?
These days, the time is the only information I can give straight out because I’m always racing against the clock.
Tuesdays are now known as the “six mots” day, a weekly homework writing exercise a native French speaker and skilled translator/copywriter/proofreader is struggling to complete.
Someone finally turned the heat on this weekend. It was lovely, warm, hot, amazing and other adjectives used and reused by everyone here. And this is what happens when it suddenly gets hotter in Ottawa…