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Celebrating Canada Day

We are celebrating Canada Day this weekend. At work we are all wearing red shirts and will be having a barbecue to celebrate in real Canadian style. Although I can’t officially call myself “Canadian” yet, I can say my heart has adopted … Continue reading

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Mind your manners: integrating into Canadian society

Canadians are known around the world for their politeness. As a newcomer in Canada, I have been exposed to this Canadian trait and I’ve found it to be welcoming. Being in Canada means people need to learn the customs and … Continue reading

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Sun and warmth? Yes, please!

Campeche, Mexico, the town I’m from, is a nice city near the beach. Except for a couple of weeks in January, Campeche is warm and sunny all year round. People in Campeche try to avoid being outside in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day in Mexico. It’s a date that I keep close to my heart because it gives me an occasion to remember everything my mom has done for me. She has been an amazing friend and has always … Continue reading

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The journey continues – Life as a newcomer in Canada

After a rather lengthy absence, I’m excited to continue writing about my experiences as a newcomer in Canada. My last post was in December 2011. At that point in time I had been in Canada for a year and nine months. It’s … Continue reading

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