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anonymous  September 24, 2008 11:56 PM

Hi. I'm not Canadian, but I love Canada. I want to move there. I just wonder why the canadian spots or groups are so.. .. inactive Oh well, maybe I'm lucky and here's still someone who likes to talk about Canada

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 July 19, 2007 11:38 AM

Hello to name's Peter Guilliam, I'm Canadian and I've just moved back home after living in Asia for 8 years (I'm a teacher of English as a Second Language). Would like to make some new friends - thank you!  [ send green star]
 May 08, 2007 10:57 AM

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thanks for the welcome!

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 May 04, 2007 8:44 PM

welcome everyone.  Sorry for the slowness these days.  Very busy.  [ send green star]
 April 30, 2007 7:28 PM

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Thanks for the invite!

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Hello, I'm April 06, 2007 8:23 PM

Alison from Kansas.  I see friends here. 

I'm afraid I jumped in without checking the depth a minute ago, and posted an intro on the "please read first" thread. 

Anyway, I'm here now.

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 April 01, 2007 7:16 AM

Hello I am Mehr From Iran. Cradle of civilization and culture land of love , poetry and beauty but nowadays GW Bush call it axis of evil!!!!!!!!!!!

any way in Iran we are in NouRooz holidays.NouRooz on the first day of spring is the Iranian New year .I wish you all happy NouRooz and very happy new year with peace ,health and love.

Love and peace to all


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 September 15, 2006 4:09 PM

Hi I'm Ken from beautiful Barrie Ontario... lolo


I love to sail along the shores of Kempenfelt bay and  lake Simcoe.


One of the local cruise boats passing by..


Thanks for the invite !!

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anonymous introducing... August 27, 2006 6:32 AM

greetings to the hosts and all members,

am new to this group. In short, because it´s Canada. Would be too long to tell. Without wanting to sound  flowery, I´ve loved this country since my childhood, probably I didn´t even know yet, then, where exactly Canada was...I´ve been a couple of times to BC...Vanada is love and peace...Friendly folks out there...Well, with all due respect, and everybody´s got their experience , but there can´t be a place, more friendly ( the natural way ) and more helpful  than " out there " . All folks sociable, always ready for a natter, on the street, in a bar, in the park...

I came across you a while ago, browsing here and there. Love to exchange minds on whatever comes to mind. Love music.

Hope, I´ll post soem time . Bye now, thanks.

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Thank you, Che August 26, 2006 5:29 PM

for the invitation a veeerrrrryyy long time ago.  I've just cleaned out my messages (I'm a bad girl and hardly ever respond to or delete my messages) and found this invitation to the group.

Hello Everyone.

I'm Sheena...I am not Canadian, but I know two (maybe more) here who are lovely people.  Che, and Christian.

Should I leave? 

I know very little about Canada, but wish you all well, and hope the fishermen leave the seals alone dammit.

Be well,


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welcome guys August 16, 2006 11:58 PM

Clare, I'd wait till the Cons of Canada are out of office.


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Hi Everyone August 16, 2006 11:22 PM

I'm here on Vancouver Island, BC.  One of the most beautiful places in Canada.  Right now the weather is perfect, temps around 25 degrees celius, starry nights, perfect for watching the meteor showers, and tons of stuff happening this weekend on the island.  The big VIEX Midisland Fair in Nanaimo, Sandcastles and fireworks in Parksville, Car Shows in Cowichan...boy I'll be busy.  Nice to see some friends here.  I'm off to read all the threads.

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Hi everyone August 12, 2006 5:23 PM

I'm in Seattle but if the psychos who are running the US keep murdering people my family is seriously thinking of moving to BC.  Peace - Clare  [ send green star]
 August 04, 2006 9:16 PM

Hi everyone,

I'm Stacy in Vancouver.  I love Vancouver and I love Canada but I'm so disheartened by how things are going in North America.  We have to get these psychopaths out of office!

Please feel free to check out my new group - Canadians Against Deep Integration.  Everyone is welcome (not just Canadians).

Peace and Blessings to all!

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 August 04, 2006 8:03 PM


It seems that the Canadians group i got kicked out of for not supporting our flag has been able to keep many Canadians from joining here.

So please feel free to invite any of your friends, Canadian or not, to the group.

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 August 04, 2006 6:41 PM

Thanks for inviting me Che! 128_511231_128x128.gif


Let's impeach the president for lying

And leading our country into war

Abusing all the power that we gave him

And shipping all our money out the door

He's the man who hired all the criminals

The White House shadows who hide behind closed doors

And bend the facts to fit with their new stories

Of why we have to send our men to war

Let's impeach the president for spying

On citizens inside their own homes

Breaking every law in the country

By tapping our computers and telephones

What if Al Qaeda blew up the levees

Would New Orleans have been safer that way

Sheltered by our government's protection

Or was someone just not home that day?

Let's impeach the president

For hijacking our religion and using it to get elected

Dividing our country into colors

And still leaving black people neglected

Thank god he's racking down on steroids

Since he sold his old baseball team

There's lot of people looking at big trouble

But of course the president is clean

Thank God

Hey! All the best stuff's . . .can_ani_icon.gif !!!

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Che thanks for the invite August 04, 2006 5:34 PM

Hi everyone

I come from Australia, which is the 51st state of the US of A. {Our dear leader John Howard is 'close buddies' with Bush}

Canada has always held a fascination for me: spectacular landscapes, multi-cultural cities...and the accent is cute!

Hope to visit some day.

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Hi July 24, 2006 4:08 AM

I am a Very Nice Person

But my momma thinks my name is Dorothy

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 July 23, 2006 10:59 PM

River, you're right.

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Hello Everybody July 23, 2006 9:58 PM

Thank you Che for the invitation.  My name obviously is Linda.  I live in the middle of the Sonoran Desert in the capital city of Phoenix.  BUT what nobody really wants anyone to know is that this place in Arizona is actually hell because of the heat.

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anonymous Greetings, All! July 17, 2006 9:09 AM

New here I'm living in southwestern Ontario and I have been 'back' in Canada (after years abroad) for almost seven yeaars.
Love the maple leaf on this groups's homepage btw. I thought 'Oh, a still growing Canada.' Then I thought, 'An environmentally aware Canada'. Then I read that it was simply anit-flags (not anti-Canadian flag, I do understand, but anti the concept of flag idolatry. I hope I've judged that one right cuz I don't want to get slapped!). Anyway, it's great.
Hope to meet you all later.
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 July 12, 2006 10:05 AM

In the Yukon, we get -45 degrees celcius below. (sorry, I have no clue as what that is in farenheights.) in the summer, we get the midnight sun, which means that it doesn't get "dark" at night. (well not on june 21st and days surrounding it anyway.)

The summer season is very short up here. But I love winter's calm and silence... (this silence involves wolves howling and wind blowing.)

In the summer, if one is in the shade, it is not too hot...

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anonymous  July 12, 2006 1:07 AM

Sounds like a climate I could 'live' with.  I am soooo ready to go to bed now....very tired.  This heat sucks it out of a person. Thank you for answering my questions.  I have learned alot about canada in a short amount of time and look forward to learnin MORE.  G'night every body.  Talk with ya soon.  [report anonymous abuse]
 July 12, 2006 12:56 AM

In that case you might like the coast here. Hardly ever warmer than 75 or 80 and cooler than 30 to 35. Hotter in the interior duringthe summer, with temps around 90 and cooler in the winter with temps around 0 to 10.  [ send green star]
anonymous  July 12, 2006 12:53 AM

Nooorthern Canada is the place to be...Coooooler climates is the place for me.....I can't stand the summer in this valley of cement and is suffocating!  [report anonymous abuse]
 July 12, 2006 12:44 AM

You forgot about Alaska. Actually it is very hot and humid in central Canada, similar the north eastern USA. On the Island there is very little if any snow other than in the mountains. BC is similar to Oregon. Hot plateau in the central part with lots of fruit grwoing and desert areas. Great wine country. On the coast similar to the oregon coast. Cascades similar to coast mountains here. Go see my posts with pictures of palms in BC.

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anonymous  July 12, 2006 12:36 AM

Isn't it cooler in Canada then it is in the states?  [report anonymous abuse]
 July 12, 2006 12:34 AM

Was hot on the west coast, now cooler for a few days.  [ send green star]
 July 12, 2006 12:29 AM

whats up now hows there in Canada  [ send green star]
 July 12, 2006 12:24 AM

its hot here even after a rain  [ send green star]
 July 12, 2006 12:20 AM

Hi. How is the weather in Pakistan today?  [ send green star]
HI July 12, 2006 12:17 AM

HI Every body  [ send green star]
 July 12, 2006 12:15 AM

Yes. There are lots of palms on the west coast. They are planting more and more. They need little water, so do well in boulevards. They are a hardy group which can stand freezing as long as it warms up most days. They are on the Island too, even on the west coast in Tofino and Ucluelet. Snow is rare there. Just as rare as 30C degree days.  [ send green star]
 July 12, 2006 12:12 AM

Holly. For everyday situations, yes. Politically and freedom of thinking, no. There is what I would call a subtle difference.  [ send green star]
Sarah July 11, 2006 11:20 PM

Do you mean there's palm trees in Vancouver?  Or am i seeing wrong?

I know that Victoria hardly ever has snow.

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Portland July 11, 2006 11:20 PM

Portland is a very progressive city.  I have been there.  I think the Pacific coast is a lot more tolerant than other parts of the US.

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anonymous Sarah July 11, 2006 11:16 PM

I am from Oregon...are you saying moving to Canada is pretty much the same as living here - in America?  I don't understand.  [report anonymous abuse]
 July 11, 2006 10:55 PM

I call then birds with long necks. We have lots of bald eagles here.  [ send green star]
 July 11, 2006 10:54 PM

I would love to move to Bolivia. I think Argentina would be an interesting country.If you are from Oregon, you would find little change moving to British Columbia. Portland is a city I find has a "canadian" feel to it. 6 month visitors visa will get you into the country for a longer period. That can be renewed several time. If you have a job, or enough money to start a business, you might be able to get in under NAFTA regulations. Our firm has a subsidiary in Oregon so any of our employees could move to the states under NAFTA regs. Same goes the other way. If you are studying at University, apply to one in Canada and get a student visa and stay a few decades. Many do. Especially during active war times. Several in my graduating class were from the States and are not returning anytime soon.

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 July 11, 2006 10:46 PM

we call the Canada Goose  [ send green star]
in Canada July 11, 2006 10:03 PM

 What do they call Canadian Geese in Canada?

In Vietnam the Vietnamese refer to the Vietnam war as the American War. Funny thing, language.
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it is not really legal July 11, 2006 9:31 PM

It is just overlooked.

Again, Quebec is the most tolerant place.  Maybe it's the French influence.

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cake July 11, 2006 9:23 PM

        by the way, isn't making or growing your own 'cake' legal in parts of Canada? Where exactly in Canada?  [ send green star]
was not aware July 11, 2006 9:22 PM

    I don't follow politics much. It depresses me. This is the most political ranting I've done in ages...and it's not even that political. I found exercising clears my mind of exterior bullshit and began exploring the ancient art of transcendentalism and seeking only self satisfaction while shielding out all evil, including politics, some time ago. Sometimes I burst out and go crazy though...but only a mildly, like in chatrooms and hanging on threads....nothing....too..strange. ha  [ send green star]
did you know July 11, 2006 9:15 PM

Our Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, is a cowboy yahoo hillbilly.  Your president calls him "my friend Steve".  What a couple of morons.  [ send green star]
Jeb July 11, 2006 9:08 PM

        If Jeb Bush wins we may move to Canada. But is it really any better there? I feel I've lived among hillbillies in Wisconsin so long and fear Canada. I really can't stand redneck hillbillies who drive red trucks...and did I mention I was hit while driving in my car by a big redneck red truck driving hillbilly. He looked as if he ate sausages daily and chased them with slabs of red meat.  [ send green star]
Welcome Renee July 11, 2006 9:01 PM

In Quebec French is spoken outside Montreal and Montreal is really the only bilingual city in the whole country.

The rest of Canada speaks almost solely English, although they want to think they are officially bilingual.

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anonymous  July 11, 2006 8:57 PM

Hi I hope to visit Canada someday I got to see some pretty sunset pics from there.  Does everyone speak English there or just French?  [report anonymous abuse]
 July 11, 2006 8:47 PM

Denise, nice to see you.

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anonymous Introduction July 11, 2006 8:39 PM

Hello Everyone,

I live in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Holly July 11, 2006 7:24 PM

You would need to apply for a visa.  [ send green star]
Catherine July 11, 2006 7:23 PM

I don't know if Canada is the best choice.  It is a great country and it is rich.  It is less of a ghetto than the US and there isn't that schism between rich and poor that exists in almost every country in the world.

The reason I would tell you to wait before you made your decision is because Steve and George are meeting too often and making too many conservative deals.

But all in all, Canada is a great country.  But taking a look at the new socialist revolution in South America always gives me hope.

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anonymous  July 11, 2006 11:12 AM

I was also thinking about moving to Canada or some other country. I was wondering what a person would need to do become a citizen of Canada.

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hello all July 11, 2006 8:22 AM

i need to leave this country and i was thinking canada is a much better place to be than the states, but i am also thinking about relocating to south america or mexico. any thoughts?

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 July 09, 2006 9:15 PM

I am not Canadian, nor have I ever visited the country, as close to it as I may be. 

However, I know that Che has a good reason for inviting me to this group.  So, I will try to be active as possible, at least on issues that I know a little bit about. (Or pretend to anyway.)

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Hello Canada July 09, 2006 12:02 AM

Thanx, Che, for the invitation..I am honored.. I've never had the pleasure of visiting your country, but I have two lovely friends in Nova Scotia who give me glimpses and I am somewhat familiar with your judicial system.

I'm an old geezer, pretty much of an iconoclast and an unapologetic
believer in a higher power. However, my ecumenical right brain usually keeps me out of trouble when it comes to religious proselytizing or debating. Morals and values, however, are open to debate...along with politics, ideologies, psychology, personalities, gossip...whateva. When I'm
not here, I love my "job" taking care of other old folks, animals, my grandson  and promoting their rights via education and legislation.

Watch it guys, Che can precipitate right brain hyperthought!
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 July 08, 2006 11:39 PM

Oh... I forgot...

When I said "fur coat," I forgot to mention that it never is for fashion that a Crokus wears a fur coat... It is for survival only. 

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 July 08, 2006 11:36 PM

Well for those who do not know me yet, I am Crokus.

I am a Canadian Crokus.

The ones that you find waaaaay up north near the artic circle.

The ones that grow through thick snow,

The ones that have a fur coat.

It shouldn't be to long before you figure me out... (well maybe a little longer, for I might be here only periodicaly in the next few weeks. I have some personal issues to face head on.)

I will end this with the usual....

Freedom, Peace, Love, Respect, Humbleness, Courage, Integrity, Consistency and Unity.

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anonymous  July 08, 2006 10:39 PM

Never been to canada...don't believe in borders. This, to me, does not signify freedom in any way. I am extremely claustorphobic...I have been handcuffed and worked myself out of them and begged the p.o not to put them back on. This was after they shoved me to the ground so hard that I was not able to walk on my ankle for a month. 

I do not like organized religions in any way, shape, or  form. They make me VERY uncomfortable. I believe that we all have minds that we take for granted.  It is easier to have someone to tell us what and how to think rather than think for ourselves.  I am willing to take the hard road and think for myself.

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 July 08, 2006 10:16 PM

Hi, i'm here because i like the pic of Che & a group photo aswell. And yes, i know how this may sound .. but .. it is the truth.


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Che, thank you for the invitation! July 08, 2006 2:11 PM

For those who don't know me.. I'm an American expatriot living in Norway since 1999. Hurrah for Canada! (more later, eh?)  [ send green star]
 July 08, 2006 1:07 PM

everybody  [ send green star]
Che.. July 08, 2006 10:10 AM

Thanks for the invite..I've been a bit inactive of late..hope to get back into things..

For the those that don't know me I am of this year I am retired..54..divorced..I have 2 wonderful sons..grown and married..1 beautiful grandson..I'm from NY..born in Manhatten..and moved to upstate NY about 20 something years ago..and love it here..

I've been to a few places in Canada..along my travels and always enjoyed it..

  hope my stars and testies don't make me a suspect here..not at all sure why it would..but.. I assure you I am no brown nose..


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anonymous  July 08, 2006 9:05 AM

Hello all I am English, I have never had the pleasure of visiting Canada. I look forward to meeting you all  [report anonymous abuse]
Introduction July 08, 2006 9:03 AM

Thanks for the invite, glad to be here. I am not Canadian, but I look forward to participating and besides if Bush and Co get there way we will all be tied into with Mexico included.  I am American by birth but have lived most of my adult life outside of the US, I prefer it that way! I am very politically active and just wanted to say Thanks for the invite and there you have it- a small piece about me!  [ send green star]
please introduce yourselves July 08, 2006 12:00 AM

Hello all.  feel free to tell us a bit about yourselves.  [ send green star]
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