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What Canadian book, film, or song has impacted you?

Virginia Wolf


Kyo Maclear was probably my gateway into children's picture books, as an adult, and it all started w... Read More

Paddle to the Sea


I have fond memories of watching Bill Mason's iconic NFB film Paddle to the Sea (1966). It's the st... Read More



"Ru" by Kim Thúy: The word “Ru” means lullaby in Vietnamese language. An unfamiliar word, a fa... Read More

Kim's Convenience


Set in Toronto, this book is a play script about a Korean immigrant family, and stories happened in ... Read More

Margaret Atwood


When I was high school, I read The Handmaid's Tale. This started a lifelong love of Margaret Atwood'... Read More

Cottage Country


For the past 25 years my family and I have enjoyed our summer vacations in Northern Ontario. Every ... Read More

Parks Canada


Every year my fiancé Jeff and I drive four hours north to the wonderful and beautiful Tobermo... Read More

Canadian Music


My Dad has a love for Rock and Roll, music by Zeppelin, Guns and Roses, ACDC, Metallica, Black Sabba... Read More

Log Driver's Waltz


I haven't thought about this wonderful short film in decades, but as a kid I used to watch The Log D... Read More