Everybody knows about our free healthcare, clean and beautiful landscape, and the overall amazing quality of life that come with living in Canada. But what about all the little things that make it great to be a Canuck? Here are 13 often-overlooked reasons it’s awesome to live in Canada.
Everybody knows the telephone was invented in Canada, but how many people know that 95 per cent of the world’s lentils come from Saskatchewan, or that we make more submarines than most countries combined? Check out this list of Canada’s most fascinating exports!
Canada doesn’t always get to play itself in the movies, but when it does, it often threatens to steal the show. From Videodrome to Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, these 10 films celebrate the beauty and bustle of the Great White North.
You might know a lot about your hometown or favourite city, but these surprising facts about Canada will make you look at our beautiful country in a whole new way.
Tim Mohan is an Aboriginal artist whose work was showcased in the April-May 2017 issue of Our Canada. Here, he shares his views on the conflicting emotions that have arisen within many Aboriginal communities regarding Canada’s 150th anniversary.
With 62 nations attending, Expo 67 is considered the most successful World’s Fair of the 20th century. Kathy McAlpine looks back on her brief but thrilling visit—and the treasured memories it created.
Reconnecting with her native land and meeting a long-time pen pal in person for the first time made this trip truly special.
Canadians have a reputation for being polite and easygoing, but that’s only because you’ve never said any of these 10 things in front of them. Here’s how to make any Canadian turn as red as a maple leaf.
Canada has one of the world’s most diverse and fascinating ecosystems. From whale watching in Victoria to exploring the remains of 65 million-year-old dinosaurs in the badlands of Alberta, we take a look at Canada’s 10 most unforgettable natural habitats.
Canada is looking pretty good for 150! But how well do you know our country? Regardless of your knowledge, here are 13 things you might not know.
While Canada is filled with natural wonders, it takes an extra gear for a park, mountain or waterway to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. FlightHub, an online travel agency, is all about promoting Canada’s natural beauty, and reveals its top five destinations Canadians need to see.
Fleeing persecution in the USSR, this Mennonite preacher and his family found freedom on these welcoming shores.
Part of a continuing special tribute to help mark Canada’s 150th anniversary.
What better way to wish our country a happy 150th birthday than to share these patriotic photos snapped by fellow Canadians?
Looking to take a quintessentially Canadian trip or recommend one to a foreign visitor? Here are six of the most exhilarating options from all regions of the country.
The city’s 375th anniversary highlights its diverse neighbourhoods and communities.
The people who live in the Land of the Midnight Sun inspire with their grit and creativity.
Having travelled and lived in many other parts of Canada, home will always be that “little place down by the sea.”
An old diary reveals a firsthand account of one young family’s experience emigrating from England to homestead in Canada in the 1800s.
Whether you’re a nature lover or a city-dweller seeking cultural experiences, there is sure to be a hidden gem on this list that you and your family will love.