Tag: Canadian

Why is Canada in 2nd place on the World Happiness Scale?

Canadians are the second happiest group in the world according to a new study released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The index covers 11 areas: housing, incomes, employment, social relationships, education, the environment, the administration of institutions, health, general satisfaction, security and the balance between work and family. The United States …

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The election in 30 words

IN 30 WORDS: Stephen Harper’s Conservatives have a majority government and Jack Layton’s NDP will be the official opposition. Michael Ignatieff’s Liberals placed 3rd and Ignatieff lost his seat. The Bloc are done. THOUGHTS: When I saw Ignatieff’s speech last night it reminded me of the T-Rex in Meet The Robinsons – “I have a …

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The 244 people that represent Canada

The new group of MP’s we elected last week are quite a diverse lot.. -76 entrepreneurs or business people -44 lawyers -38 teachers -29 politicians -22 broadcasters -20 farmers -7 police officers -4 military officers -3 doctors -1 astronaut 244 people to represent Canada and not one professional hockey player?!

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Top five Flag Day activities

Today is Flag Day in Canada. The Canadian flag was approved for use on this date back in 1965. Here are some suggestions for celebrating the day. In the shower this morning, totally nail O’Canada including the French verse! Go stand outside city hall and flap in the breeze. Wave to someone. Try standing on …

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How to Canadianize an iPad

The Apple iPad was released in the U.S. on the weekend. It won’t be available in Canada for another month. However that didn’t stop lots of Canadian geeks from heading to the U.S. over the weekend to buy one. I guess the one month delay is because they have to Canadianize the iPad before they …

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