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Proverb – Ăn Theo Thuở, Ở Theo Thời

English Literal: Eat according to the times, live according to the time period. English Equivalent: Other times, other manners. During a visual arts course in high school I was introduced to art history, the academic study...

Trăm Nghe Không Bằng Một Thấy

Tương đương với tục ngữ tiếng Anh: A picture is worth a thousand words. Câu tục ngữ trên khuyên con người không nên đặt niềm tin hòan toàn vào một sự việc trước khi tận mắt...

What does it mean to be Canadian?

As we come together to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, it is fitting that we take the time to reflect on what does it mean to be Canadian past and present. Not so long ago when we...

Có Thực Mới Vực Được Đạo

Dịch nghĩa đen: Có ăn mới đến gần với đạo, mới đạt được con đường bạn muốn tới. Thành ngữ tương đồng trong tiếng Anh: “It’s no use preaching to a hungry man” hoặc...

Proverb – Chiều chiều ra đứng ngõ sau, Trông về quê mẹ, ruột đau chín chiều.

Literal Translation: Late in the afternoon stand at the back gate, facing my mother’s country, my heart aches many times.English Equivalent: Home is where the heart is. This month is Asian Heritage Month in Canada...

Proverb – Hồng Nào Mà Chẳng Có Gai

Literal Translation: Which rose has no thorns English Equivalent: Every rose has its thorns The rose is a symbol with a rich and ancient history across cultures and religions. Few people realize that the rose possesses...

Proverb – Nhân Duyên Tiền Định

Literal Translation: Marriage is predestined. English Equivalent: A match made in heaven. In Chinese mythology, the god of marriage and love is named Yue Lao. The mythology of Vietnam is often derived from Chinese myths, and...

The telephone: An invention in Canada that changed the world

The telephone was one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century that changed the world forever.    Today we can simply call someone if our car breaks down or dial 911 if we need help. Thanks to the telephone,...

Celebrating Canada 150

The making of Canada in Charlottetown, PEI 2017 is a very special year as Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st.   Until 1867, there was no country in the world called Canada.   Instead there...

Proverb – Sức Khỏe Là Vàng

Literal Translation: Health is gold.English Equivalent: The greatest wealth is health. - Virgil In East and Southeast Asian culture, as one year ends and another begins, it is important to wish for good health and prosperity....

Proverb of the Month – Của Ít Lòng Nhiều

Literal Translation: A modest gift given with all one’s heartEnglish Equivalent: It’s the thought that counts. The holidays are a joyful season filled with special moments shared with family. Giving gifts to loved ones is a...

Proverb of the Month – Chia Ngọt Sẻ Bùi

Literal Translation: Share sweetness and sorrow.English Equivalent: For better or worse. With American Thanksgiving coming up and the winter holidays fast approaching, the proverb selected for this month is about sharing. The meaning of the proverb...

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Winter is in Full Swing at Canada’s Wonderland

Photo courtesy of Canada’s Wonderland. Have you ever been to Canada’s Wonderland? What about in the winter? It is a different environment and experience with...

Saskatchewan Government Announces Over $4 Million in Funding For Skills Training Programs

The government of Saskatchewan says more funding will be provided for skills training programs in the province. On Monday, the government announced approximately $4.38 million...

Global Maple Shortage Forces Quebec to Release Half Its Strategic Reserve

Quebec produces 73 percent of the world’s maple syrup supply but was hit with a shorter and warmer spring sugaring season, causing output to...

Nova Scotia Offers Pioneering Helpline Exclusively for Men

Nova Scotia has established what is believed to be Canada’s first 24-hour helpline exclusively for men in response to an urgent need that arose...

Canadian Developed Screening Test Aims to Detect Early Stage Cancer Using Blood Samples

The COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in late-stage cancer diagnoses, with restrictions preventing or discouraging many from getting screened early. But a new...

Ottawa to Get Women’s Field Hockey Team Home from South Africa After Omicron Travel Ban

The federal government is working hard to get a Canadian field hockey team stranded in South Africa back home. The situation has arisen as...

B.C. Extends State of Emergency as Third Atmospheric Storm Looms

The B.C. government has extended its state of emergency due to the ongoing flooding until Dec. 14. On Monday, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said...

Omicron Variant Prompts Emergency G7 Health Meeting Including Canada

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos and his counterparts from other G7 countries agreed Monday to closely monitor and share information about the highly mutated Omicron...

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