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How Well Do You Know Canada?

Did you know that the name Canada came from the Iroquoian word “kanata,” which means village? While the country is widely known for its premium maple syrup and Icewine, its major exports are actually crude...

At Bảo Vệ Collective the Title “To Protect” Takes on Multiple Meanings

Bảo Vệ Collective is a grassroot group born at the height of the pandemic last year. (“Bảo vệ” means “to protect” in Vietnamese). Initially, its main goal was to help members of the Vietnamese community...

Salted Egg Yolk Is the Umami Ingredient You Need

“Does anyone know of a shop in the GTA that sells salted duck egg chips? These are made in Singapore and flying off shelves in Asia. Happy to pay a small ransom for another bag,”...

How Does A Pizza Subscription Service Work?

Last year, as the first lockdown forced Ali Khan Lalani to close General Assembly Pizza’s dining room on King West, Toronto, he had a light-bulb moment. Six months later, the idea materialized. Lalani launched the...

Raising Children Between Cultures

“I started my life in Canada from zero, but now I’m so proud of my family,” Quyen Tu said, “My biggest treasures are my three children.” Tu and her husband came to Canada as refugees in...

How Sahra Nguyen is Elevating Vietnamese Coffee

According to the International Coffee Organization, Vietnam is the second-largest exporter of coffee in the world. Despite that, many Vietnamese farmers’ livelihoods remain precarious. About 97 per cent of the country’s production output is robusta,...

Canadian Potters Unite on The Northern Kiln

Photo courtesy of The Northern Kiln When Rhiane Heslop couldn’t find a way to shop local pottery online during COVID lockdowns, she decided to create one. Leveraging her background in web design and coding, Heslop developed...

An Introduction to Canada’s Liquid Gold

In 2019, Icewine accounted for only 13 per cent of Canada’s export volume but a whopping 58 per cent of its value, according to Wine Growers Canada. Coined as Canadian “liquid gold,” its status as...

Three Easy Vegetable Dishes From Fresh City Farms’ Produce Box

Three Easy Vegetable Dishes From Fresh City Farms’ Produce Box One of the best ways to eat seasonally and locally is through a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box, which allows you to connect directly with the...

Áo Dài’s Timeless Beauty

If you travel on a Vietnam Airlines flight, you’ll most likely see female flight attendants dressed in a turquoise tunic top and white pants. These are a modification of Vietnamese traditional costume: áo dài. Scholars...

Where to Go for Your Salted Egg Yolk Craving?

Blending sweet and savory has always been a well-loved technique by many home cooks and professional chefs alike. From salted caramel sauce to candied bacon and pineapple on pizza, there’s something irresistible about the blurring...

Travel Around the World Through Traditional Medicine with Debby Nguyễn

At the beginning of 2020, 19-year-old Debby Nguyễn was looking for ingredients to make spring rolls in an Asian grocery store in Boston’s Chinatown, when an idea struck her. She wanted to write a book. That...

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Burnout and its Effect on University Students

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the education system forever. Since September 2020, students from elementary to university students have experienced a complete shift in...

U.S Donates 3 Million More COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Vietnam

The U.S. government will send 3 million more doses of the Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam on Thursday, bringing total donations to the...

Calgary’s Downtown Office Vacancy Rate Hits New High of 29.2%

Calgary’s downtown office vacancy rate hit an all-time high in the second quarter of 2021. Commercial real estate firm Avison Young says the office tower...

Mobile Vaccination Clinic Service Launches in Alberta

For rural Albertans having trouble getting their COVID-19 vaccine, a new mobile clinic may be the answer. Alberta Health has partnered with a coalition of...

Air Quality Concerns Rise Due to Smoke from 166 Forest Fires in Northwestern Ontario

Air quality statements have been issued for parts of northwestern Ontario where more than 160 fires were burning Thursday morning. Aviation, Forest Fire and Emergency...

Things to Know When Crossing the U.S. Border

American tourists yearning to visit Canada received welcome news on Monday when the federal government announced it will soon reopen its border to fully...

Two Dose Vaccine May be Offered to Those Previously Infected with COVID-19

Canada’s vaccine advisory committee has recommended a complete two-dose series of an approved COVID-19 vaccines for individuals who have been previously infected with the...

Growth Expected in the Canadian Cannabis Industry Since its Legalization

Since Canada legalized the use of recreational and medical cannabis in 2018, there has been a major boost in the industry. Today Canada and...

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