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Five Facts About Remembrance Day

As Canadians across the country prepare for Remembrance Day, here are five facts about the important occasion to share with your friends at home and classmates on campus: Canada celebrates Remembrance Day annually on November 11. At 11 a.m.—11th hour... Continue Reading →

The U.S. Presidential Election

This year's U.S. presidential election has been dominating the media for several months now, all culminating to the final election on November 8th. The United States is a large country that has a global economic impact, this explains why the... Continue Reading →

Fall Break Getaway Guide

In the midst of midterms and final assignments, sometimes you need a weekend away. Western’s Fall Study Break offers undergraduate students the perfect opportunity to explore one of London’s neighboring tourist destinations. Here’s a comprehensive list of cities that make... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Consent

Sexual violence and consent can be topics that are difficult to talk about, but they are important to understand, especially when we consider that 1 in 4 North American women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime, rates of sexual... Continue Reading →

Everything You Need to Know to Survive Canadian Winter

If this is your first time experiencing Canadian winter, or you need a refresher on just what you should be doing when that first snow fall hits the ground, then this post is for you! Note that snow can arrive... Continue Reading →

Explore London

Start your day with breakfast at a quirky café and a walk along the Thames River. Explore the beautiful architecture of St. Paul’s Cathedral and many heritage sites throughout London. Stop to read a book in lush Victoria Park, right... Continue Reading →

Studying Made Easy – Tips and Tricks

Even though it feels like O-Week just ended, it's unfortunately time to put that wristband away and really focus on studying, especially with midterms approaching before you know it. Fear not, with these handy tips and resources you'll get through... Continue Reading →

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Maple Syrup and the Sugar Bush

  It’s sweet, it’s sticky, and it’s quintessentially Canadian. Ever wonder how maple syrup is made? Last month, a few of our international and exchange students had the chance to find out at London’s very own Sugar Bush. While not... Continue Reading →

Income Taxes in Canada- What you Need to Know

Hello, everyone! With the year coming to an end and exams taking up most of your time, the last thing you probably want to be thinking about is your taxes. Unfortunately, it’s tax season in Canada. The tax year runs... Continue Reading →

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