Tag Archives: Canada

Le Jour de l’action de grâce

For many of my American friends, Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday of the year. It seems to be the only holiday that has been largely successful at resisting rampant commercialization. For me, as a Canadian, Thanksgiving was the second Monday … Continue reading

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Explorer toutes les pistes

On April 20, 1534, Jacques Cartier set out from Saint Malo, Brittany at the request of Francis I, on the explorer’s first attempt to find a western passage to Asia. The trip across the ocean was accomplished in 20 days, but Cartier didn’t … Continue reading

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