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Interwar: The Great Depression

After World War I, Canada faced the Roaring 20s with huge economic growth. Soldiers were back from battlefields, businesses began running up again, and more people entered the workforce. Stable jobs gave workers the confidence to spend their income on… Continue Reading →

Desmos Squirtle Squad

https://www.desmos.com/calculator/rk90vdatnr For my Desmos graphing project, I chose to “draw” the notorious Squirtle Squad from Pokemon. I outline the main, central Squirtle along with the heads of his two buddies. I started off by using circle equations for faces, nostrils, and… Continue Reading →

JAM essay

Annie Yin Humanities 10 TALONS May 9th, 2019 A founding father or family destroyer   Canada’s current prime minister, Justin Trudeau proudly expresses his nation of diversity and equality, opening the country’s doors to immigrants and refugees. As Canadians celebrate… Continue Reading →

House of Dreams: The Life of Lucy Maud Montgomery

In the peaceful, fictional plains of Avonlea, a red-headed orphan captured the hearts of readers from around the globe. Published in 1908, Anne of Green Gables is regarded as a classic Canadian children’s novel, and upon its publication, the author… Continue Reading →

In_Depth #6 | we’re in the Endgame now

It’s crazy how this is the last in-depth post I’ll ever write. Over the past months, I’ve run into a lot of bumps and problems. At the start of this project, I chose musical instrument repair as my in-depth topic… Continue Reading →

Canadian Biography: Lucy Maud Montgomery

“Fiction is the art of transformation. For many writers, including L. M. Montgomery, it allows for happy reconciliations they cannot achieve in real life.” This passage opened my eyes to how literature saved Lucy Maud Montgomery from her depressive episodes…. Continue Reading →

In_Depth #5

Ever since changing my in-depth topic to skateboarding, I’ve been pressured by the short amount of time I have left. There are less than two months until in-depth night so it’s been my goal to practice every day and get… Continue Reading →

Canada: Country, Nation, or Postnationalism?

Canada is a country known for multiculturalism and the many nations we possess. Just because we are diverse, it doesn’t correlate to a loss of a core Canadian identity. Canada is internationally recognized, “[we have] borders, where guards check passports,… Continue Reading →

In-Depth #4

News Flash! My in-depth topic has changed. I have been learning the techniques of musical instrument repair but due to scheduling problems that were hindering meetup times with my mentor, I made the decision to switch to a topic that… Continue Reading →

R&J: Critical Response

Based on our readings so far, do you agree or disagree that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is one of œ‘infatuated children’ engaging in ‘puppy love’” ? Why or why not? Provide at least two pieces of textual evidence. From Romeo… Continue Reading →

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