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What Is Islam?

A few months ago I wrote a post about Buddhism, explaining who Buddha was, how Buddhism came to be and what Buddhists believe. I didn't write it with the idea of converting anybody ...

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Categories: History

Montreal’s Thousand Steeples

For each steeple in Montreal there is a different side to the city. Some say there is a hundred steeples, other say there is a thousand, but to me the story lies not on the rooftop ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Quebec

The Saskatchewan Military Museum

"What is this regiment of which we are so proud? It was born in bastardy. Legitimized, lived a brief exciting life, and was laid to rest in 1945. But its spirit lives on in this a ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina: A Century of Change

At 112 years old, Regina has seen its fair share of changes. While exploring the city for my piece on Tourism Regina and my 8 Places to Visit in Regina, I stumbled upon the Civi ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

The Heritage of the RCMP

"Why did you join the RCMP?" I asked retired officer Ken Fader, who served from 1959 to 1986. Fader worked as a highway patrol officer in Saskatchewan during that time, minus a ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Canada

I'm proudly Canadian, and I accept the fact that a lot of people know very little about my country. A lot of people also seem to think cities like Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver " ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Travel Tips

Buddhism and the West

I don't often hesitate to write blog posts. I just grab a pen, jot down some ideas and whittle away until I have something semi-coherent. But I was hesitant to write this entry. I ...

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Categories: Asia, History

My Travel Bucket List

We all have those magical vacation ideas. It may be vacationing on the beaches in Cuba, climbing the mountains to Machu Picchu or kayaking the Rhine, but we all have those places w ...

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Categories: Dark Tourism, Europe, General, History, Italy, Poland, Ukraine

Welcome To Canada

When people think about North America, they often think of the United States of America. When people think about vacationing in North America, they often think of Florida, Jamai ...

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Categories: Canada, History

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2023!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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