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On Jul 30, 2014 No Comments

Part 2 of my adventure in the Amazon with the We Day winners group continues with lots of singing, building, learning about the community and some Spanish language lessons! Day 3 – On the Road to the Amazon After a good night’s sleep in our alpaca blanket-covered beds, we woke up early to begin our […]

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On Jul 25, 2014 No Comments

Three short weeks ago, my colleague Megan and I were lucky enough to join 30 students and educators from across Canada on an EF and Me to We Service Learning Tour to Ecuador and the Amazon. Every year at We Days across Canada, EF gives away a tour to one deserving student, a few of […]

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On Jul 14, 2014 No Comments

June 6, 2014 marked the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and EF brought more than 1,000 students, educators, cadets, commanding officers, and veterans from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario to experience firsthand the cities, battlefields and landmarks that tell the story of the Second World War.  Our groups travelled to Italy, France, Germany, the […]

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On Jul 2, 2014 No Comments

In honour of Canada Day—and the upcoming Fourth of July—we wanted to share some of our favourite EF North American tours. Whether you travel by bus or by plane, our country and the neighbouring U.S. have so much to offer. From seeing Central Park in New York and Château Frontenac in Quebec City to Parliament […]

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On Jun 30, 2014 No Comments

All across Canada, there are extraordinary students who demonstrate a passion for other cultures and a commitment to change. At EF, we recognize these students and their great ideas through our Global Citizen Scholarship program. This year, we asked applicants to share their inspiring, innovative ideas on a topic they’re passionate about. The response was […]

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On Jun 19, 2014 No Comments

Whether you’re an educator embarking on your first student tour or an expert globetrotter taking off on an international adventure, you know the profound effect experiential travel can have. Seeing the world and being immersed in another culture is a life-changing opportunity. We’ve been in the educational travel business for a while–nearly 50 years now–so we […]

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On Jun 12, 2014 No Comments

Whether you’re driving across Canada or heading to the US, every student tour needs a great soundtrack. You’ll have  so much fun discovering everything North America has to offer when you travel by car or by bus, and adding the perfect mix of songs is essential. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate road trip playlist for […]

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On Jun 6, 2014 No Comments

Today, Canadians across the country are commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day, a turning point in the Second World War. Our regiments played a major role on June 6, 1944 when they were tasked with taking Juno Beach, a mission that would be essential to aiding in the liberation of Europe from German forces. Close […]

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