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Who would have thought that sky-diving is more relaxing than sun bathing, or hiking is more peaceful than a day at the spa?
Today is national coffee day! While you sip your decaf, non-fat soy latte, think about the fact that over 80 percent of Canadians drink coffee regularly, according to the Coffee Association of Canada, and in 2008 sales of coffee amounted to 16 percent of non-alcoholic beverage sales in Canada. So this just leaves the question: do you know where your coffee comes from?
What would you do if you were denied your right to study abroad?
Vancouver’s Sol Guy is mixing music, celebrity and social activism to spark real change in the entertainment and non-profit worlds.
If you're moving abroad to work, either independently or because of a transfer within your company, what things are you hoping for in order to be a happy expat?
And the winner is... "Lesson in Compassion Through the Eyes of Children" by Bruce Passmore. Congratulations!
How to address the millions of Canadians who live abroad? Should government policies support our diasporas, integrate them into Canadian society and encourage them to return one day? And should we be concerned about expatriates returning to Canada after their retirement and benefiting from a healthcare system that they haven't paid into sufficiently?

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The Internet just found out that Hangover star Bradley Cooper can speak fluent French.
It's easy to think about studying or volunteering abroad in terms of people from the West going away.
The things that make travel exciting can also be the most trying. Dr. Mark Wise shares his advice on how to even out the bumps.
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