About Jenn Gill

Jenn is a work-from-home mama, word wizard, and photography enthusiast; living in the Lower Mainland, BC, with her husband and two young daughters. Whether it be online or at the local farmers market, she loves to shop. She's well-known for scouring packaging labels for a business address or "Made in Canada" sticker, and gets giddy at the discovery of new (or new-to-her) Canadian products.

Heart of Our Nation: A three dollar coin to commemorate Canada 150

Heart of Our Nation Earlier this month, The Royal Canadian Mint Released the 2017 $3 Fine Silver Coin – Heart of Our Nation; a souvenir to commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary. The 99.99% pure silver coin was designed by accomplished artist and coin designer, Laurie McGaw, of Guelph, Ontario. The back side of the collectible coin boasts a large maple leaf […]

Have you claimed your free Parks Canada 2017 Discovery Pass?

  Free Parks Canada 2017 Discovery Pass In Celebration of Canada 150, the Parks Canada Agency is offering a free Parks Canada 2017 Discovery pass to anyone who would like one. With this pass, both Canadian and international travellers can enjoy free access to participating national parks, marine conservation areas, and historic sites located all […]

Quiz: Where Should You Live In Canada?

Whether you love to be seaside, mountainside, on a farm, or in a bustling city… Canada truly has something for everyone. Have you ever wondered if there’s a different part of Canada that would better suit your lifestyle and needs? Take the “Where Should You Live in Canada?” quiz to find out which of our beautiful provinces […]

Word Search: Rivers of Alberta

Having trouble viewing the Word Search: Rivers of Alberta puzzle? This Flash game requires the use of a current version of Adobe Flash Player, and may not work on all devices.   

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Canadian Trivia?

How well do you know your Canadian trivia? I thought I would ace this quiz, but as it turns out… I still have a lot to learn. Can you beat my score of 5/12?    You may also be interested in (external links): Time Zones in Canada Official bilingualism of Canada Wayne Gretzky stats and […]

BC Government accepting suggestions for new Stop of Interest signs

Between the 1958 and sometime in the 1990’s, over one hundred Stop of Interest signs were placed near roadways throughout British Columbia to commemorate historic people and places throughout the province. In late 2015 Heritage BC and the BC government reached out to the public for help in locating and assessing the location, content, and condition […]

Historica Canada hosts Here’s My Canada Video Contest

A Canada 150 Signature Initiative hosted by Historica Canada Here’s My Canada is a nation-wide, multilingual video contest with 15 awesome cash, gift card, and tech prizes to be won. In fact, the total value of prizing for this contest is approximately $38,000 CAD! Here’s My Canada Video Contest Prizing Junior Category: First prize – $2,000 gift card […]

Government of Canada’s Canada Day Challenge 2017

Canada Day Challenge 2017 2017 marks the 30th year for the annual Canada Day Challenge, a contest that challenges Canadian youth to explore their vision of Canadian culture and the future; and to express that vision by creating a drawing, photograph, or written piece to submit. Eligibility Criteria The Canada Day Challenge 2017 is open to Canadian citizens, as well […]

Give the gift of time with AspenClean eco-friendly cleaning services

Clean, clean, clean. It seems the effort never ends when it comes to the holidays. And when all the holiday fun and excitement is over, and the adrenaline rush wears off, the last thing we want to worry about is doing more of it. That’s why the number one thing on my Christmas wish list every […]

Toys That Promote Learning For Kids of All Ages

At Learning Toys, there are a ton of amazing fun and educational products for children of all ages. They’ve brought together high quality toys and games from around the globe, and made them simple for us to shop for right here in Canada, from the comfort of our own homes. After thoroughly scouring the site it’s pretty obvious to me that these […]