Tag Archives: Canada

New Brunswick, Canada! You’re going to hate it! 

If you hate sandy beaches, friendly people, world class seafood and breathtaking natural views; then I am pretty certain you won’t like N.B.! New Brunswick, in my opinion, is one of the most overlooked provinces in Canada. If you are…

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A tribute to my chosen country: Happy Canada Day, Canada!

As I mentioned in my previous blog, Freedom to choose, most of us make decisions that impact our lives all the time. Sometimes our decisions turn out to be inspired, other times not so much so. Sometimes they turn out … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Now A Near-Certainty For Trump After He Does The Impossible And Unites Canada

Originally posted on The Out And Abouter:
Canadians of all political beliefs came together to say they hope that asshole never comes back. Even as the backlash grows against Donald Trump, and his complex new foreign policy of ‘Blame Canada,’…

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Rivers, floods, and the rhythm of spring

Earlier today, I joined the throngs of fellow citizens of our fair city out walking and biking in the spring sunshine. A leisurely stroll or ride along the river and around downtown is always enjoyable on a sunny Sunday, but … Continue reading

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Carnage comes to Toronto

I find it difficult – no, impossible – to write about travel, running, or retirement in the immediate aftermath of the senseless carnage in Toronto on Monday. It was just a week ago that we left Toronto after a pleasant … Continue reading

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Colten

Originally posted on Mizana Gheezhik (Sen. Murray Sinclair):
Today I grieve for my country. I grieve for a family that has not yet seen justice from the moment a handgunned farmer (why does a farmer need such a gun?) pulled…

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Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission: one man’s efforts to make a difference

For readers who are not familiar with Canada, in 2015 the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), established by the federal government, completed 6 years of an extensive and gut-wrenching inquiry into the impact of 120 years of the residential school … Continue reading

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