How To Survive A Gap Year/University, Writing

Back to School Eats

If you’re anything like me, cooking meals or finding healthy snacks was sometimes difficult during university. It can be hard to balance a busy school schedule with finding time to make yourself meals that aren’t bland and that are good for you. So, for all the students starting up their academic year, I compiled this […]

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Entertainment

Summer Reads

This summer has given me an opportunity to read more, as I’ve only been working part-time. So, I decided to share some of my summer reading picks, some of which are new and some of which are books I decided to revisit. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt. Tuck Everlasting is one of my all time […]

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Photography, Travel

East Coast Tour

Between writing exams and patiently waiting for convocation, my family and I explored the East Coast of Canada. I wanted to share some of the pictures from the trip, as it was the perfect send off after living for four years in Nova Scotia Stop 1: Pictou, Nova Scotia. My family rented an AirBnB for […]

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Writing

Canada of the Future

There are a lot of things I hope for Canada in the future, especially things that I want to see realized in my lifetime. So, let’s dive into some of my hopes and dreams for the Canada of the future. Having travelled to many places across Canada, one of my hopes is that Canada preserves […]

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Writing

Canadian Vocabulary

Canadians may speak English and French, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have slang of our own. Today, I’ll take you through common Canadian words and phrases that you’ll likely hear if you visit the Great White North! Toque: A toque is any warm knitted or wool hat, usually with a pompom if it’s a […]

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Entertainment, Writing

Favourite Canadian TV Shows

I won’t lie, Canadians watch a lot of American television. But, we do have Canadian TV shows that are fantastic and that I would recommend watching. So, without further ado, here are some of my favourite Canadian TV shows! Anne with an E. If you loved reading Anne of Green Gables as a kid, this […]

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Travel, Writing

Places To Visit in Canada

Canada is filled with places that one should visit once during their lifetime. So, I’ve narrowed down some must-see places to add to your itinerary if you’re planning to travel to the Great White North anytime soon. Calgary, Alberta: I’m probably biased, but you should definitely visit my hometown of Calgary. If you’re a fan […]

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Writing

Famous Canadian Figures

There are many famous Canadians, and as a history major, it’s almost impossible to pick only a few. However, I managed to narrow down the list to nine Canadians that I admire. So, without further ado, here are some of my favourite famous Canadians! Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire. Dallaire gained international recognition from being the commander […]

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Writing

Canadian Stereotypes

Ah, good old Canadian stereotypes. I’m here today to go over some of the most common ones and explain whether they’re true or not. So, let’s dive into some common Canadian stereotypes! Canadians say “sorry” a lot. This one tends to be true for most Canadians and it can be for the most minor things. […]

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Writing

My Favourite Canadian Foods

Classifying foods as Canadian can often be hard. After all, we’re a country full of immigrants that have brought dishes unique to our cultures over with us. So, because of that, I’ve decided to share my favourite dishes and/or food products that are made in Canada or enjoyed by many Canadians. Without further ado, here […]

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