Umm sorry, but why do Canadians say sorry all the time?
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Umm sorry, but why do Canadians say sorry all the time?

Sorry guys, I would be saying too many sorries in this article. Oops..sorry! I moved to Canada a couple of years ago to study and trust me when I say that I was taken by surprise by the Canadian habit of apologizing. Um sorry, but can somebody tell me why do Canadians say sorry so much?! Canadians apologize for coming to work early, for squeezing past you in a crowded area, for asking for a napkin in a restaurant, for entering the elevator before you, for feeding you more than they should and sometimes to even themselves! Can you imagine being a Canadian and having to send back a wrong food order at a restaurant?!

Why Do We Celebrate Labour Day in Canada?
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Why Do We Celebrate Labour Day in Canada?

Labour Day is celebrated annually on the first Monday of September. A holiday created to celebrate labourers, it is often recognized as the last holiday of the summer. Labour Day is a statutory holiday in Canada, meaning a day off of work for most people. It is also the last day before school starts, making it a great opportunity for an end-of-summer bash!

How to make your own Pandesal in Canada?
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How to make your own Pandesal in Canada?

One of the biggest challenges we face as international students is missing moms, dads, Tita’s, Tito’s, or Lola’s delicious cooking. We know, you know, exactly what we’re talking about. When we first arrive here in Canada, we want to explore all that Canada has to offer. But sometimes we get a little homesick. But there is always a way to bring you back home, and that is achievable through Filipino food.

Fast Facts About Canada Day
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Fast Facts About Canada Day

Fast Facts About Canada Day  Canada Day is a federal statutory holiday celebrated nation wide in Canada, every July 1st. This celebration is enacted on July 1, 1867 when Canada signed the Constitution Act to mark its “Independence Day” or separation from the British Parliament and becoming its own new, self-governing federation. Canada Day  Families…

Self Care Tips During Pandemic
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Self Care Tips During Pandemic

In Canada we talk a lot about self-care, especially now due to the pandemic. Self-care should be implemented on a daily basis. Making it an  important aspect of our daily lives can have long-term benefits. It is the daily task of caring for yourself and mindfully finding  ways to better your own spiritual, cognitive, physical,…

The Restart of British Columbia: Getting Life Back to Normal?
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The Restart of British Columbia: Getting Life Back to Normal?

Getting back to normal? Last year, this question was a mystery. Starting May 25, the Government of British Columbia has planned 4 phases to restart our social lives, businesses and activities.  Public Health Order (PHO) Guidance *If you or anyone in your social circle feels sick, you must stay home and get tested as soon as possible. Step…

Mothers Day Ideas: Send Love From Canada to the Philippines
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Mothers Day Ideas: Send Love From Canada to the Philippines

They said, everyone you know was once a stranger, (and I said), well, not everyone – there is one person in this world who you know even before you have consciousness – and I am not talking about something philosophic, this is in fact proven scientifically. The only person in your life who was never…

How much is it to study in Canada?
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How much is it to study in Canada?

Education is a timeless investment and is the basic foundation of any successful career. Being educated qualifies you to become a valued contributing member of the society. In general, it is through education (of any kind) with or without credential and title that you gain essential knowledge and competent skills.  Developed countries like Canada have…