Thanksgiving dishes are traditionally made from food raised in North America. Much of it was first eaten by the First Nations. Read about it at the CBC.
Yams, or sweet potatoes, are not native to North America, but they are also a traditional Thanksgiving food. For simple ways to cook them, read this at ezinearticles.com. For some more ways to cook them, including a soup, read this article at canada.com.
Should people use electronic devices (iPods, mp3 players, etc.) at holiday dinners?
Last year, there was a survey taken about this. Of the Canadian people who answered, 69% said electronics should not be allowed at family holiday dinners. Also, 46% said they should not be allowed during the holidays at all. Read more here at NorthumberlandView.ca.
Some people in Prince Edward Island go out to lunch on Thanksgiving weekend. The money they spend helps teachers go to Kenya. Chef Emily Wells makes the lunches, using only what farmers and gardeners give her. Read more here.
The Weather Network says different parts of Canada could have very different weather for Thanksgiving weekend. If the weather goes on the way they expect, it could be cold on the Prairies and warm in the East. Southern Ontario could also be warm. Read more here.