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Back To School Essentials

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Back To School Essentials

It’s that time of the year again! Is it just us or did summer fly by!? Even though you might not feel mentally prepared to get the kids (or yourself) ready for school again, we’ve got you covered with cute accessories that’ll make your new routine a little brighter.   Pin Game On PointGive your backpack, jacket and lunch bag a little bit more personality with a cute enamel pin from Paper Hearts Halifax. Whether you're a cat mom, foodie or llama lover, we've got a pin just for you! Check out our newest arrivals and shop the whole collection...

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What is a Whiskeyjack?

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What is a Whiskeyjack?

Whiskeyjack is a nickname for the Canada Jay, which is a bird found in every territory and province within Canada. It's also a friendly and smart bird who chooses not to migrate in the winter, and braves the Canadian cold better than most of us!Photo: Garth McElroy/Vireo The name Whiskeyjack came from the Indigenous for Wisakedjak, who was a known trickster in Anishinaabe legends. Known to be quite clever and friendly, the Canada Jay is the only bird with a name rooted in Indigenous culture, and for the reasons listed above, this species was named by National Geographic as Canada's National...

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