Tag: Canadian Culture

What is Canada Day?

Do you feel like going to a party, seeing some fireworks, or having fun with your neighbours? Canada Day is a national holiday that commemorates the day that Canada became a country on July 1, 1867. Every July 1st Canadians around the world wear red and white and participate in local events that allow them [...]

Thinking of moving to Calgary? People, culture, and work

Moving to Canada is a big change, wherever you’re from. You have to think about the cost of living, the difference in culture, and likely speaking another language, among other things. Here, we will break down some of the things you should think about before moving to Calgary, so you can decide if Calgary is [...]

What is the Calgary Stampede? (with video)

The "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" is another name for the Calgary Stampede. With amazing performances, live rodeo, delicious new foods, rides, and music, there's something for everyone in your family. Find out how to get to the Calgary Stampede with our helpful guide. CIES Guides are a volunteer-led project made possible through contributions from [...]
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