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When in Rome, do as the Canadians do.


When I was nine years old my family and I went on a trip to Florida. In the days leading up to the trip I remember begging my parents to go to Disney World which was, in my mind, the only purpose behind the entire state. I’d seen commercials, read about it, heard about it, Disney […]

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A4: In the wild

“I’ve never seen A4 paper in the wild before,” my friend Davenport said, pointing to some papers on my desk. “Huh?” “I mean, we don’t use A4 paper in Canada.” His way of expressing it might have been a little funny, but he’s right, North American standard size paper is usually 8.5 X 11, A4 […]

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