I learned today from Bryan Gividen on Twitter (@BryanGivi) that ginormous has been used for the first time in a US federal judge’s written opinion, and for the first time in any US judicial opinion not quoting a party. 582 more words
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Frédéric Bérard: French Canada is more than just one province, and is more united than it's been in a long time
There’s a lot more to celebrate on Canada’s 150th birthday than gargantuan rubber ducks. That’s why the National Post asked some of Canada’s most interesting personalities and writers to tell us what they would rather celebrate about Canada on the sesquicentennial — that is, if the government actually gave a duck what they thought. 732 more words
TORONTO — When Howie Mandel played a Boston doctor on the 1980s medical drama “St. Elsewhere” it wasn’t the medical jargon he struggled with — it was his Canadian accent. 863 more words
Want a $13,000 tax break? Attracted by a job involving travel and teamwork?
Soldiers headed to Latvia and other lower-risk missions will soon get the same tax break as those deployed to higher-risk missions, the federal Liberals have announced. 1,050 more words
Inside the Classroom: Students learn in alive and ancient language at Bishop Filevich Ukrainian Bilingual School
Ukrainian culture and heritage play an important role in Saskatchewan’s past, present and future.
Saskatoon’s Bishop Filevich Ukrainian Bilingual School, which allows students to learn in Ukrainian during parts of their school day, plays an important role in helping Ukrainian culture thrive. 81 more words