It's been 4 long years that we have lived in Germany, and while I will miss my new home incredibly, there is nothing like being back on Canadian soil. I didn't even realize how much I missed Canada until we were visiting in April, to find a house at our new location. There are a handful of quirks, [...]
Even though recreational marijuana is legal in several US states, and will be legal in Canada starting October 17, possession of marijuana is still a criminal offence under US federal law. In 2014, Matthew Harvey made national headlines when he was denied entry, at the age of 37, for having admitted to smoking marijuana when he was 18. [...]
Ottawa, our nation’s capital. Moving to a new country can be scary. But moving back home can be just as nerve-racking. How has my home changed while we have been away? How have we changed while being away? Will we go back to some of the same bad habits we were forced to drop when we first left Canada? [...]
Happy Birthday Canada As Canada turns 150 years old, we are one of the younger developed countries. Canadians around the world are finding their patriotism and celebrating with fellow Canadians and Canadian-wannabes. And who wouldn't want to be Canadian, between the Timmies and the Hockey... I kid. There is plenty more to Canada than those old stereotypes that keep [...]
What are some Christmas Traditions in Canada? This is the hardest question I have ever been asked. What makes our celebrations so unique?
Home of the Habs by Learning Escapes Montreal is one of our family’s favourite cities. We spent a long summer vacation there, when the kids were 3 and 4 years old, and since then we have not only been cherishing memories from that trip but also, occasionally, fantasized about moving there for good! Parc Jean Drapeau and Saint [...]