Archive / 2009

In remembrance of Glenda Brezinsky

I poke through my hometowns newspaper, the Regina Leader Post, every so often. Sometimes as a way to reminisce, other times just to see if I’m missing anything crucial. However while reading today I found some unsettling news. Glenda Brezinsky, the Executive Director of Hosteling International Saskatchewan, passed away last week during her battle with […]

10 Winter Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

Winter is no doubt the harshest season in Canada. The weather can drop below -40 degrees Celsius over night, and stay there for weeks. However, being stuck inside the comfort of your home can cause cabin fever in no time. The need to get outside, to do something fun, is very strong in this culture. […]

Should America Fear Canada?

In a recent article on Huffington Post, they asked “Can Canada be trusted?“. Apparently some e-mails regarding America’s trust in Canada were recently made public. Several of the e-mails cited America’s closest allies might in fact be “bad guys”. Something many Americans, including Bill O’Reilly from CNN, have suspected for a long time. This idea […]

Nova Scotia says ‘Thank You’ to Boston

Located on the east coast of Canada is Nova Scotia, one of Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Every year around Christmas, the province of Nova Scotia sends a massive Christmas tree down to Boston to thank the Bostonian’s who aided in the aftermath of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. The Boston aid arrived the day after the explosion […]