Turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, home made buns and pumpkin pie topped with ice cream. If you’re salivating and thinking Thanksgiving, you’re exactly right. These are the perfect ingredients for your typical Canadian Thanksgiving dinner – and no, we didn’t copy the celebration from our cousins in the United States. It’s our very own. [Read more...]
It’s only been a month since I landed in Vancouver. It’s a special place, and I should know; I’ve been all over the world. I was born in Israel from Argentinean parents who moved me back to Buenos Aires, when I was just 5 years old. I worked in Colombia for 6 months and slowly made my way north to the American east coast before surrounding myself by mountains. Things are a lot different in this wonderful land called Vancouver. [Read more...]
IThe NDP’s leadership race has hardly begun and it’s already promising, at least in its excitement. For now, the race is led by candidate Brian Topp, the only officially registered contender. [Read more...]
Being a teacher is no easy thing. There are long hours, lots of preparation and the endless use of their voice as they guide students through their studies.
Every year a large number of English as a Second Language (ESL) students arrive in Canada to learn, or improve, their English skills with the hopes of securing quality employment back home, or in North America. [Read more...]
Together For Chile, a community organization, aimed at raising funds for rebuilding a school in a region worst-hit by the 2010 Chile earthquake brings the acclaimed Chilean ballet (BAFONA) to Vancouver as part of the company’s first-ever Canadian tour. [Read more...]
Vancouver is two custom agents and 4,452 kms away from Jalisco’s capitol of Guadalajara. We are a city with stores whose only major connection to Mexico is freezers full of tortillas. [Read More...]