Canada Living

Canada Named the Most Reputable Country

June 30, 2017 Momsiecle 0

In time for its 150th birthday, Canada is named as the most reputable country in the world. Canada, with 82.8 RepTrak Pulse points ranked on top in the most recent annual survey conducted by the Reputation […]

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Winter Survival Tips

January 13, 2017 Momsiecle 2

This morning, I woke up to Environment Canada’s extreme cold warning for Winnipeg because of the temperatures in the minus 30s and extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 50. Environment Canada issues extreme […]

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Free 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass

December 30, 2016 Momsiecle 0

As part of an initiative brought in by the Liberal government to make parks accessible to Canadians, Catherine McKenna, the minister of the environment and climate change, who’s responsible for overseeing Canada’s parks, had the […]

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What are you thankful for?

October 10, 2016 Momsiecle 1

If there’s one occasion being celebrated in Canada that I appreciate the most, it’s the Thanksgiving day that is usually celebrated on the second Monday in October (in Canada). 2016 was a not so smooth […]

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I got “Peggo” in my Pocket

August 8, 2016 Momsiecle 0

I have previously wrote about the roll out to Winnipeg riders of Peggo, the smart card system for Winnipeg Transit buses.  Today, just like the other transit riders, I got an extra card to put in my […]

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Random Facts about Canada

July 1, 2016 Momsiecle 3

July 1, 2016 is Canada’s 149th birthday. In honor of Canada’s birthday and to recognize another milestone in Canada’s history and its achievements, I thought of putting interesting, fun and random facts about Canada: Canada’s […]

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The New Canada Child Benefit Starts in July 2016

June 2, 2016 Momsiecle 0

On March 22, 2016,  Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his first budget wherein he discussed about the introduction of the new Canada Child Benefit—a simpler, tax-free and more generous one.  The current child benefit system is complicated, consisting […]

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Cultural Access Pass: a gift to new Canadians

February 28, 2016 Cristina 1

The proposed changes in  the Citizenship Bill C-24 announced by Minister John McCallum was a trending topic in Canada even until the weekend…. My family and I became Canadian citizens in  2014, even before all these talks about “Canadian […]