for Business Professionals
Part of the annual tribute to Canada's national holiday - July 1, Canada Day. Canada was formed on July 1 1867.
These articles first appeared as part of a tribute to Canada Day from the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers. Enjoy these wonderful stories celebrating our great country, Canada. George Torok is a world traveler and a very proud Canadian.
- How to Recognize a Canadian (171 words)
Ten Amusing ways to identify Canadians in a crowded room.
- My Favourite Places in Canada (338 words)
Ten favaourite places of George Torok in Canada
- The Yukon Spirit (462 words)
A look at how the unique weather, culture and geography of the Yukon helps to nurture entrepreneurs.
- Open Sesame, I'm from Canada (354 words)
A first person example of how proclaiming 'I am Canadian' opened doors for a Canadian business person visiting Washington, DC.
- In Canada We Have Freedom (557 words)
A young Canadian's personal account of his first real appreciation of freedom from behind the Iron Curtain in 1975.
- Ten Favourite Canadian Whines (126 words)
Top Ten list of amusing Canadian complaints
- Proud Canadians (755 words)
It's funny that by leaving the country I met many diverse Canadians and learned more about Canada. I visited more than 20 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Pacific. Each time I met with a Canadian there was an instant connection, which often led to trust and friendship.
George Torok is a Canadian Motivational Speaker.