Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

by Meg Wilson November 10, 2015

For Westeros and for Canada. And we all know what that means. Well, depending where you are; harvest your crops and gather your men or haul all of your ski equipment out of storage. For all of us Canadians, we take great pride and privilege in being home to some world-class slopes. With over 200 ski resorts, including Forbes’ nominated #1 ski resort in the world (spoiler: Whistler), Canada has earned its reputation on the playing field, err, mountain(?).

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NYC to YYZ: Chapter One

NYC to YYZ: Chapter One

by Fellow Canalien November 05, 2015

After a 9 year long distance relationship with my fiancee, I've made the move from NYC to Toronto. This is chapter one of my story. Despite the immigration obstacles, we are just so happy to be together, and in such a wonderfully vibrant city. Thank you Canada!

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Go to Hawaii: Part III

Go to Hawaii: Part III

by Meg Wilson October 28, 2015 1 Comment

Reason #3: To get really high

Want to get really high? Go to Hawaii.

If the rush is worth the risk of tainting your record with a criminal offence, then you can reach some serious heights in Oahu. 

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Go To Hawaii: Part II

Go To Hawaii: Part II

by Meg Wilson October 21, 2015

Reason #2: Jurassic Park

Because who doesn’t want to go to Jurassic Park?! Okay, so the islands aren’t crawling with Velociraptors or a genetically modified super dino (come on) but the landscapes these islands offer up are fit for prehistoric times and will stun you more than any super dino could. But you don’t have to take my word for it, take Universal Studios'. The movies were filmed in Hawaii.

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Go to Hawaii

Go to Hawaii

by Meg Wilson October 14, 2015 1 Comment

Reason #1: THE EATS.

Okay Canaliens, this is an urgent message, not to be taken lightly; Go to Hawaii. Seriously, start packing (follow Syd’s step-by-step guide here) and get your roaming, roving souls there. Graduated and geared up for your gap-year, or at the very least, travel-bender, before you sign your life away on the dotted line? Go to Hawaii. 

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Canalien Presents: A Short History of Thanksgiving

by Devlin Kenny October 11, 2015

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Happy Thanksgiving Canaliens! In honour of Canadian Turkey Day, here's a short history of how this day came to be. Feasts of thanks can be traced all the way back to British explorers in 1578. Basically, they were so ecstatic that they survived the dangerous trek across the Atlantic...

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Enjoy $20 off The Most Delicious New App, And It's Toronto-Made!

by Sydney Binnington October 09, 2015

So I heard about this app through a friend... In one sentence I would describe it as well overdue, and similar to Uber but for FOOD at really sweet restos. They are with 18 restaurants in Montreal and over 70 in Toronto where the app originated.

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11 Ways to Fly Before your Flight: A Step by Step Guide to Airport Check in Domination

11 Ways to Fly Before your Flight: A Step by Step Guide to Airport Check in Domination

by Sydney Binnington October 06, 2015 1 Comment

1. Before You Head to That Airport: 

    DO have PASSPORT, MONEY, HEADPHONES.

    *Second tier importance: Sweater (for in-flight pillow and warmth), carry-on change of clothes (in case they lose your luggage it’s good to have some back-up stuff with you. Include bather if you’re headed somewhere warm) 

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    A Canalien in Vancouver

    A Canalien in Vancouver

    by Devlin Kenny September 30, 2015 3 Comments

    Ever been to Vancouver? As of 24 hours ago I can say that I have!

    As a proud Canadian, I was more than ashamed that I had never spent time in the most well-known west coast city in our country. I had flown there when I was younger on the way to a family ski trip in Kamloops, where MuchMusic’s Snow Job happened to be on and I saw Treble Charger and Shaggy in all their early 2000’s glory, but that's the closest I got. 

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    Who We Are

    by Sydney Binnington September 14, 2015 2 Comments

    Canalien was created by Canadians travelling abroad. They were always proud to represent Canada throughout their travels, and the more miles they travelled, the more Canadians and fans of Canada they met.

    They wanted to start a company to promote the ever-changing Canadian identity. We continue to evolve as a country, and as a people. Our population is constantly diversifying. As are our minds, as we feed our reputation of being avid, open-minded and accepting travellers.

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