I’m Canadian, Eh? 016
Random photos and thoughts about Canada.
Our environment, our experiences, and the people we choose to surround us shapes us into who we are. In this series I search the web for thought-provoking images about Canada, the country I grew up in.
Add maple leaves to your list of Canadian foods to eat before you die. That’s right — maple leaves. Picked while green. Pickled and deep-fried. Presented with artisan beets and puffed amaranth bathed in mulled wine vinaigrette. No, this is not a food joke or a headline-grabbing gimmick. It’s quietly happening at Canoe, the much lauded, Canadian-inspired restaurant atop the TD Bank Tower, as part of its Taste Canada series of menus. ~ Toronto Star, October 22, 2014
Thousands of Canadians will have to walk a little further to get their mail starting Monday as Canada Post begins phasing out door-to-door delivery in some communities. Earlier this year, Canada Post sparked a national outcry when it announced that community mailboxes will replace door-to-door service in 11 communities starting this fall. It marks the first phase of a five-year program that will ultimately affect about 5 million addresses. ~ Canada Post cuts door-to-door delivery in Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg, CTV News, October 20, 2014
It’s been said of Canadians that they know how to make love in a canoe without tipping it. If a crime story out of Nova Scotia is any indication, we know how to escape in them, too. A 20-year-old break-and-enter suspect was arrested Wednesday after he took off in a red canoe on the Northwest Arm, according to a Halifax Regional Police news release. ~ Halifax Canoe Escape Still Gets Break-And-Enter Suspect Arrested, Huffington Post Canada, October 29, 2014