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

Cat's Eye


I first read an excerpt of Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood in Seventeen Magazine of all places. I lov... Read More

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