Related terms[ edit ] Hiking in Argentina. In the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and United Kingdom, hiking means walking outdoors on a trail, or off trail, for recreational purposes. However, in the United Kingdom, the word walking is also used, as well as rambling, while walking in mountainous areas is called hillwalking. In Northern EnglandIncluding the Lake District and Yorkshire Dalesfellwalking describes hill or mountain walks, as fell is the common word for both features there.
A better future by Calvin Pan My parents immigrated to Canada from China at the turn of the millennium. I was born two years later, making me a second generation Canadian. Although they came with little money, they had great enthusiasm for a better future for themselves and their children.
My father felt that if they stayed in China, his children would have little opportunity. Now I have great opportunity because of Canada.
My parents have been Canadian citizens for 14 years as of Canada's th birthday, and they have no regrets of choosing Canada as a new home. My parents chose Canada because the country welcomed immigrants and made life easier for every one of them.
My father and mother knew that the country embraced differences and had a very diverse population. Life was not easy for them in their home country. They looked at the living conditions in Canada, including the education system and health care.
After gathering information, making Canada home was very appealing and they subsequently started the immigration process. Story continues below When they first arrived, they resided in one of the least fortunate and possibly the most dangerous neighbourhoods of Toronto.
But a year later, when financials started improving, they moved to a better area and I grew up there for most of my childhood.
The living environment, which included the clean environment and good employment, was very enjoyable for my parents. Life became better and a brighter future seemed to be in sight. Although I am always reminded of it, I frequently wonder what my life would be like if my parents never immigrated.
The opportunities that I have now may never have existed if my parents stayed. I am very grateful for my parents' decision to move to Canada and the work they have put in to make a better life happen. An internship on Parliament Hill by Daryna Kutsyna Story continues below When I told my parents that I wanted to pursue an internship on Parliament Hill, they were surprised and confused.
In our native country of Ukraine, which we left for good when I was nine years old, politics were reserved for the wealthy and privileged.
A regular citizen had little hope of meeting a Member of Parliament and voicing their concerns, let alone working for one or otherwise getting involved in the political process.
Their hesitation made me doubt my intentions, but eight years of education about the Canadian civic process and the democratic freedoms that Canadians left me hopeful. I called my local Member of Parliament in Richmond Hill and asked if I could volunteer within my riding. Within days, I was invited to help out at an event.
Weeks later, I was coming into the riding office regularly to help out.
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The Byzantine Empire, also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantium, was the continuation of the Roman Empire in its eastern provinces during Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, when its capital city was Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul, which had been founded as Byzantium).It survived the fragmentation and fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD and continued .
Paul Kingsnorth is a writer and poet living in Cumbria, England. He is the author of several books, including the poetry collection Kidland and his fictional debut The Wake, winner of the Gordon Burn Prize and the Bookseller Book of the Year Award.
Kingsnorth is the cofounder and director of the Dark Mountain Project, a network of writers, artists, and thinkers.
Hayden Kennedy, Chris Kalous, Kyle Dempster and Justin Griffin take on Logical Progression (a), a big wall in Mexico’s Copper Canyon.
In the wake of tragedy, . Descriptive Essay: My Camping Trip - We often time took advantage of David and found great amusement out of it. After all, David was only 8 year olds while Alicia and I were 12, so often times we made him the victim of our games and schemes.