Canada 150 lasting legacy

Canada’s year-long national celebration is winding down. Highlighted here are a few projects we think will resonate as a Canada 150 lasting legacy. Shining well beyond the final fireworks of 2017 [...]

Distinct Canadianisms

Distinct Canadianisms are unique Canadian expressions created by a mashup of history and languages. In 1967, The Dictionary of Canadianisms was first published for Canada’s centennial. It [...]

trade builds a nation

Trade is fundamental to Canada Even before there was Canada, there was trade. Aboriginal nations traded with each other. Seeking routes to Asia through the arctic, European explorers discovered [...]

Beaver Tales

Animal Symbolism Fierce animals like eagles, elephants and lions have historically been used as symbols both by monarchies and nation states, clans and companies. The Roman empire and Napoleon, [...]

Canadian Toughness

Weathering winter is part of Canadian toughness Blame our weather. Claims of Canadian toughness is part of our identity. We face rugged conditions and awful weather many months of the year. [...]

Fabric of Canada

Canada’s oldest company, The Hudson’s Bay Company, is a substantial part of the history and fabric of Canada. Literally. Founded by grant from King Charles to his cousin, Prince [...]

Canadian Beer and Moose

Moose are associated with Canadian identity and wilderness. In a different way, so is beer. Moose are native to Canada’s boreal forest; the northern tundra and the prairies. Moose share [...]

Canada 150 Maple Leaf Tulip

WHAT: A new Canada 150 Maple Leaf Tulip is introduced by Ottawa’s National Capital Commission. WHY WE LIKE THIS FOR Canada 150: The Canada 150 Maple Leaf tulip is white with red flames. It [...]

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