Newcomers’ guide to Halloween in Canada

Halloween (October 31) in Canada today is primarily about dressing up and trick-or-treating, but the tradition actually stems from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Celtic festival of Samhain Samhain was celebrated the day before the Celtic new year, Nov. 1, a day that marked the end of summer and the beginning of the winter. […]

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Things to do in Canada in summer: Atlantic Canada

For the final installment of our series of articles, “Things to do in Canada in summer,” let Canadian Immigrant take you on a journey to the place some folks reckon is Canada’s best-kept secret: the Atlantic. Atlantic Canada is divided into four provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador. It is a […]

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Things to do in Canada in summer: the Prairies

In our new series of articles, “Things to do in Canada in summer,” Canadian Immigrant has been giving you tips and ideas on Canadian places you won’t want to miss as you plan your summer vacation. The following article, part three in our series, has the low-down on the Prairies. If you’re a newcomer to Canada, […]

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Things to do in Canada in Summer: Ontario + Quebec attractions

Ontario is the most populated province in Canada, so as you can imagine, there are plenty of things to see and do this summer. Equally, when it comes to Quebec, while most visitors head for the two main cities, Montreal and Quebec City, there is plenty to explore throughout the entire province: historical sites, cultural institutions, […]

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