Tag Archives: newcomers

Reverse Culture Shock

I’m very excited as I’ll be leaving for Mexico next weekend. I’ve been lucky to be able to visit my home town every year so far. For those of you that moved to Canada and have gone back to visit … Continue reading

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Tim Horton’s Commercial – Welcome to Canada

This is a heart-warming commercial that I really like. I’m sure a lot of newcomers have been in the shoes of the guy in the video, waiting at an airport to reunite with their families. Enjoy!

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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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Summer is finally here!

It is now officially summer. This is a season a lot of people in Canada patiently (or not so patiently in my case!) wait for. Having been raised in a country where it’s warm all year round, summer is a … Continue reading

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To buy or to rent?

This seems more of a question for a real estate blog; however, it is an issue that affects newcomers. Being new in the country means starting over and the place where you live plays a big part in this process. … 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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