Canada is...

Home of hockey, maple syrup and poutine, Canada is a constant joy to visit. Well known for having friendly and welcoming people Canadians will take you in and make you feel at home. This country is vast and full of nature, it is a fantastic place to live and explore.

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Quick Facts

  • Located in North America
  • Currency is the Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • Capital city is Ottawa
  • Official language is English and French
  • Legal drinking age is 18 or 19 depending on the province.
  • Age to legally buy tobacco is 18 or 19 depending on the province.
  • Electrical plug type A and B, which is two flat pins in a vertical alignment
  • 120 Volt AC outlets at 60 Hz
  • Driving is on the right side of the road
  • 6 time zones spanning 4.5 hours

At a Glance


In a Sentence


Growing up next to the Canadian border, Canada has always been a place and people I can relate to.





My Summer in Toronto

As I was nearing the end of my physical therapy sessions at home, Emma and I talked about me spending summer in Toronto with her.

An Evening with the Dave Matthews Band

Before flying to Toronto for the summer I made sure that my return flight home would be after the Dave Matthews Band concert.

Toronto Waterfront Cycling Trail

If you are in the mood for something to do, grab your bicycle, some friends and get lost by the water on the Toronto Waterfront Cycling Trail!

My First Axe Throwing Experience

My random evening spent axe throwing in Toronto was one of pure fun and hidden carnal enjoyment when I heard the axe thud into the hanging wood target.

Escape the City – Colonel Samuel Smith Park

If you need a break from Toronto’s downtown or your weekly office grind, an escape out to Colonel Samuel Smith Park is a fantastic way to unwind.

Learning to Climb with Boulderz Climbing Center

Learning to climb has always been an interest of mine and needless to say growing up on the flat plains of North Dakota climbing is not a common activity.

An Evening with Trevor Hall

I was stoked to find out that Trevor Hall would be performing during my time in Toronto. So I made sure to make my way down to the Mod Club for his concert.

Best Time to Visit


Canada is full of year round activities, depending on what you are into.

Must See & Do

  • The Rocky Mountains
  • East cost lobster
  • Calgary Stampede
  • Skiing at Whistler
  • Eating Pouting

Travel Tips


The country is vast, there is a lot of wilderness and empty areas, so getting across could be expensive. Having your own transportation is key.

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