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Bring on the greenery.
The paint roller isn’t as tasty as a Caesar or as flashy as an IMAX, but it’s a household item that’s undoubtedly Canadian.
For the record, Céline has been cool for 30 years. Here are the receipts: Céline had her first hit at age 12. Yes twelve. She was so fantastic that, in a pre-Internet age, her talent crossed the Pacific Ocean into Japan, where she won a prize for a tear-jerking "love song to mom" at the 1982 Yamaha World Popular Song Festival.
As an advocate for connecting teachable moments with special occasions, I recommend selecting gifts for Father's Day that have Canadian flair. It's a great way for the entire family to celebrate dad and commemorate Canada 150 simultaneously.
It's estimated Canadians drank over 400 million Caesars in 2016.
With giving back a key theme of Canada 150, it is the perfect time to reflect on our nation's rich history of charitable giving and, in particular, to shine light on small charities that you probably have never heard of that form the backbone of our country and what makes it great. Here are some interesting stats about small charities:
Make no mistake: Canadians are no pushovers. We were just blessed after WWII.
Start hoarding.
For me, listening to music can have similar effects to a walk in the woods. The following five songs by Canadian artists explore the presence of nature in our daily lives and how important it is to experience and conserve the world outside our windows:
Melanie Joly joined HuffPost Canada for a Q&A.