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One Week Ago — Humboldt Broncos Tragedy
Apr14

One Week Ago — Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

Friday marked a week since the terrible and inconceivable tragedy that hit the very small community of Humboldt, Saskatchewan. But such was the magnitude and impact of the accident that left 16 of the 29 passengers on board dead and the 13 survivors– some still clinging to their lives– that this tragedy has deeply affected our entire nation, and its emotional devastation will very likely be felt for years to come. The 29...

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The Humboldt Broncos Tragedy– Canada’s Heartbreak Turns into an Outpour of Support
Apr09

The Humboldt Broncos Tragedy– Canada’s Heartbreak Turns into an Outpour of Support

“Over the weekend, as Humboldt, Sask. reeled in the wake of a horrific bus crash that killed 15 members of the town’s Broncos Junior A hockey team, absent the realistic possibility of sending food, tens of thousands of people and organizations from all over the place flooded a GoFundMe account set up to aid the families of the injured and the lost. By late Sunday, more than 60,000 separate donations totalling more than $4.1...

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Miami!
Mar20

Miami!

We had heard so many stories of the high number of Canadians– the popular “Snowbirds” who year after year escape the harsh Canadian winters and flock en masse to the beautiful Florida beaches. For us, not only was the idea of spending a few days under the sun and enjoying the gorgeous Miami beaches very enticing indeed, but we had also heard for decades about the “Calle Ocho” Latin festival and we...

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SchoolBOX — 100 Classrooms and Counting
Jan28

SchoolBOX — 100 Classrooms and Counting

It’s a dream come true in more ways than one: For SchoolBox, the Canadian-based non-profit organization with a mandate of “Making Education Possible” by way of building schools and providing educational materials to poor children in Latin America, this will be a milestone build as this project marks their 100th classroom— a dream that started just 10 years ago with a notebook and a pencil. For the local community of El Caracol their...

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What To Do when Visiting the Toronto Christmas Market
Dec02

What To Do when Visiting the Toronto Christmas Market

We decided to venture out into the city on a balmy late fall night last week to check out the much hyped about Toronto Christmas Market. We’d seen the pictures, heard the stories and we were pumped to see what all the hoopla was about. Needless to say, it being an unseasonal warm night, a few hundred others had the exact same thought and we found ourselves amongst a massive crowd of Christmas revellers. As first-timers, there...

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