Sean & Shea
Shea Shackelford and Sean Cole are American radio producers, and friends, who moved to Canada at about the same time. (Shea is in Montreal, Quebec. Sean is in Toronto, Ontario.)
After weeks of swapping observations, frustrations, concerns, victories and revelations, they decided to document their adventures as Americanadians.
This is that document.
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Author Archives: Sean
Dear America, So, Rob Ford is now mayor of Toronto, and I think some of my friends up here may soon immigrate to the United States in the trunk of a car. Their Facebook updates are liberally bespangled with F-bombs. … Continue reading
Elevators in Canada have a button that makes you dance.
A caveat to this video: I am not posting it for any sort of politically partisan reasons whatsoever. As a visiting journalist in Canada, I have no pony in the Toronto mayoral race. I am simply posting it to further … Continue reading
On Thursday of this week, Sean was sitting at his desk in Toronto when the following message came over the transom from Shea: “GREAT call with CIC this morning :-)” “YAY!” responded Sean (who is, apparently, a 17-year-old American high … Continue reading
So, Monday morning came and Shea had his phone call with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. That afternoon, he and Sean jumped back on the magical instant messaging Wurlitzer machine to “chat” about the latest developments. * * * Sean: Shea … Continue reading
So, here’s why we… or rather why I haven’t been posting much, of late. As I mentioned, I went to the oil sands in northern Alberta (north of Fort McMurray, to be precise, which is officially part of the tundra … Continue reading
Things that are interesting about Canada… this woman is dancing with a dog.
The buses in Toronto have a special exit for noseless bearded men (or Black Bloc G20 protesters). They also have a special exit for Sarah Jessica Parker.