Crossing Canada: Immerse Yourself In The Great North

Explore Your Own Backyard

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Oh, Canada. The land of maple syrup, endless conversations about the weather, and apologies. 

Seriously … we apologize for everything, from stepping on someone’s toe to getting bumped into by a moose. In fact, we apologize so much that sometimes it feels like we’re actually apologizing for apologizing.

We’re even experts at finding polite ways to complain about the weather. It’s our way of finding solace in the face of unpredictable weather patterns. It’s also a way for us to bond. The same way we bond over our unbridled love of hockey – though we sometimes do that with a little less politeness. 

As Canadians, we also have an innate passion for rock n roll and music as a whole. Our playlists are a harmonious mix of legendary Canadian acts that have shaped the soundtrack of our lives. And when we hear about the success of Canadian artists, we puff up with national pride, ready to blast their tunes and shout to the world, “Hey, we’ve got the musical talent to rival the best of ’em!” 

But what does it really mean to be Canadian? Is it just about music, manners, and cold winters? 

Not in the slightest … being Canadian is much more than that. 

It’s an art, a state of mind, and an undying love for diversity. It’s about embracing a blend of qualities that make us stand out on the global stage.

Being Canadian is a unique combination of kindness, resilience, and the ability to find joy in the simple pleasures of life. It’s about the pride we take in our diversity and understanding that our differences are what make us stronger. 

So, let’s raise our Tim Hortons cups high and embrace our true Canadian spirit, because being Canadian is an adventure worth cherishing, eh?

23 Magical Places Canadians Are Visiting This Summer

Places to visit across Canada

From coast to coast, Canada has no shortage of unique and wonderful places to visit. If you’re looking to plan your next great adventure … here are 23 magical places that you need to visit in Canada!

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Jaw-Dropping Homes From Across Canada (That You Can Rent!)

Person relaxing - homes to rent in Canada

Looking for inspiration for your next vacation? Here are some of the craziest and most unique homes for you to rent in Canada …

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10 Places Where You’ll Find The Best Poutine In Canada

Best Poutine In Canada

Poutine is a delicious mix of French fries, gravy, and cheese curds that was invented in Quebec in the late 1950s. Though there are different stories about how this dish started, one thing is for sure … poutine is Canada’s favourite dish.

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