As Canada prepares to turn 150 I think about how I came to this country. I came from the United States to attend Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. The easy going vibe and more laid back politics felt good, but what really stole my heart was the vastness of this land. I wanted to stay, so planned a course load of the minimum required credits to stretch my student visa for a couple years, but before that ran out I fell in love with a girl from Nova Scotia. I have been here for 22 years now, and between raising a family, growing the Fiveleft brand we try to explore as much of this magical country as we can.
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