The ‘Burnt Toast’ Canadian Heritage Moment

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Our Most Requested Heritage Moment:

Have you ever smelled freshly-ground coffee beans and then found that no one was making coffee? What’s your first reaction? If you’re like most people, it’s ‘I’m having a seizure!’, or ‘I’m having a stroke!’.

Pretty much every single Canadian knows exactly what you’re talking about when you say you smell ‘burnt toast’. It’s become short-hand for ‘I think I’m having a stroke’ in every day … Read the rest

Heritage Moments #4: Basketball!

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Fact: Canadians invented Basketball!

This is a fun one, and it’s a great piece of trivia to stupefy any of your U.S. friends or loved ones. Seriously, if you ever do any cross-border dating, and I highly recommend it, this one will surprise and astound the date you met on Match.com or whatever dating service is trending with the kids these days. Just don’t tell them that, because you’re Canadian, you used a match.com couponRead the rest