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Pucker Up: Hockey Romance Novels

To my fellow Canadians, think for a minute about what comes to mind when I say ‘hockey boys,’ Do you get a little scared? Me too. Maybe you think of their slang, and the combined accents they all share. Maybe you think of those big Bass Pro hats they wear, or maybe, if you are like thousands of BookTok readers, you think of hockey romance books like ‘Icebreaker’, ‘Behind the Net,’ or dare I say ‘Double Pucked’ *vomiting in my mouth typing this*.
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Now How ‘Bout That

When one gets a concussion, some emotional symptoms tend to follow. There are a few different factors which contribute to this, some can be the injury itself, some external factors and some can be low energy levels in general. When I received my concussion I believe I experienced all three. During this turbulent state I was confronted with a side of myself I was not comfortable with. 
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Student, Abroad: Amsterdam

When we in Canada think of Amsterdam, I would guess that the first three things that come to mind are weed, bikes and tulips. In that order. But the city, and the Netherlands in general, are far more interesting than what you see on a postcard or hear rumor of from your stoner cousin.
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Airplane Mode

As of 2024, aviation is a pretty diverse industry—there is a good mix of women, men and non-binary folks helping people get to where they’re going. In what used to be a fairly male-dominated world, we are seeing many more pilots who are women, and a majority of flight attendants who are women (at least where I work).