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How Canadians Helped Shape the World of Sports

Some of the world’s most popular sports were invented and shaped by Canadians. Here’s a look:

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The Ultimate Canadian Winter Wardrobe Is At Mark’s

Canadian plaid is a staple of any winter wardrobe and Mark’s has it in spades this year. From gloves and toques to jackets and underwear, check out the proud styles to wear this winter.

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Why Is It Called A Canadian Tuxedo? Because Levi’s, Vancouver, and Bing Crosby.

The fascinating story of how the Canadian tuxedo got its name involves Bing Crosby getting kicked out of a Vancouver hotel and then being recognized by Levi’s.

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The Icefields Parkway Is The Most Scenic Drive In Canada

Yes, the Cabot Trail is pretty spectacular. The Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler is stunning. Those are two beautiful ways to explore Canada, but none compare to the Icefields Parkway. The drive…

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The Saamis Teepee in Medicine Hat Is The Tallest Teepee In The World

Roadside attractions are awesome. Time them right and it’s an interesting place to stop, stretch your legs, have lunch, and add another unique piece of human engineering to your lifelong scavenger hunt. I’ve seen the…

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Winter Weekend Itinerary In Banff For Families

A photo posted by dadcamp (@dadcampgram) on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:08am PST The Rocky Mountains are synonymous with Canada and while they are just a sliver in the vast Canadian landscape, they offer a…

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5 Destinations for Unique Winter Adventures

There’s no reason to postpone your next vacation until the weather warms up again – some of the most remarkable experiences on the planet involve packing a couple extra layers and chasing snow, ice, wind and aurora.

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13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Were Invented By Canadians

From mashed potatoes to the zipper, the Caesar to 5 pin bowling, here’s a list of things you didn’t know were invented by Canadians.

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PK Subban Instagram Video On Ice As Team Canada Gets Gold Medals

Here’s PK Subban Instagram video with Carey Price, Luongo, Crosby, Tavares, as Canada gets gold medals!

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Who Is Stompin’ Tom Connors?

[twitter]Canadian music legend, Stompin’ Tom Connors passed away at the age of 77. Now, as is expected when a 77 year old musician passes away, the internet is asking “Who is Stompin’ Tom Connors?” I’m…

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Hail Caesar, Calgary’s Cocktail!

The Caesar is a uniquely Canadian cocktail. The Caesar was invented in Calgary by Walter Chell. Here’s more about this classic tomato and vodka goodness.

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The Penny Is Dead. Long Live The Penny.

So the penny has been discontinued by the government. Now what? Here are some things you can do with your pennies.

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Why Tony Clement Changed His Twitter Name

[twitter]The day the election was announced, Tony Clement, previously known on Twitter as @TonyClement_MP changed his account to @TonyClementCPC. Tony has made a name as one of the most engaged members on the hill and…

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Why Do Things (still) Cost More In Canada?

[twitter]The Canadian dollar has been trading within a few points of par with the US dollar for about a year now. That’s long enough for companies to go through old inventory, bring in new and…

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Happy Alex Bilodeau Day

[twitter]For many, today is Valentine’s Day. A day reserved to overpay for flowers, scramble for restaurant reservations and rifle through the remnants of cards to show you care on this Hallmark holiday. Let’s put that…

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Canada First To Take Action Against BPA

[twitter]The Globe and Mail has been ALL OVER the BPA story this week. Again today, they have more revelations, and more evidence that BPA is harmful. Bisphenol A… has the ability to alter the activity…

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