December 2019 Digital Moose Lounge Newsletter

A newsletter from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.

We are back (maybe a bit later than we wanted to) for another month of all the Canadian news and events in the Bay Area.

This month we have a new blog post and a DML event with live hockey ticket sales!

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Enjoy all the event details below (and always available on our website).

Got some Canadian news to share? Share your news tips on Facebook (@digitalmoose) or Twitter (@fromthemoose).
Canucks take on the Sharks 
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
The Vancouver Canucks will visit San Jose for the final time this regular season for our first of two DML hockey events. This DML package offers a private VIP pre-game happy hour, veranda tickets for the game with dinner and two drinks included.
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Ask a Canadian: America and Religion
Noticing more religious talk at the water cooler after moving to the Bay Area? It’s just one of the many differences between Canada and the United States. However, as board member Hugh Morgan discusses in our latest blog, the presence of religion in the Bay Area is much less than in other places across the US.

Ask A Canadian: America and Religion.

Our Social Impact
A huge extra thank you to everyone who contributed to DML’s philanthropic efforts in 2019. As a group of Canadians who want to make a difference in our local communities, we selected the Second Harvest Food Bank and the Alameda Food Bank as the charities to benefit from our donations collected at our events. With your generosity, we raised over $600 for the Second Harvest Food Bank, surpassing the $500 raised last year, and collected more than 69 pounds of food. The food collected will provide 57 nutritious meals for those in need. For the Alameda Food Bank, we raised over $400 and collected 50 pounds of food. Have a charity you’d like to nominate for DML to benefit in 2020? Let us know at
Complete our Member Survey for a chance to win $100 Gift Card
 We want to hear from you! Help us help you by completing this easy 10-minute survey. We want to learn more about our members and how we can better serve you. The survey closes on January 5th, 2020. After completing the survey, you can be entered to win two tickets for a future DML event or a $100 gift card.
Tell us a DML story to celebrate 20 years!
In September 1999, a small group of Canadians in the Bay Area formed what is the Digital Moose Lounge today. This year, we are celebrating our 20th birthday! We are looking for original members and Board of Directors to help tell the story of DML in celebration. If you were part of the DML from 1999 to 2015 – like Helen, Mike and the Moose in the photo –  please send us an email at

Other upcoming events in the community…

SF Canadian Expat Festive Holiday Drinks Gathering
December 17– The Canadian Expat group will be hosting their annual Festive Holiday Season Drinks gathering at Kells starting at 6pm. You can RSVP for the event through their MeetUp page. (You must be a Canadian Expat MeetUp group member to view the page).
Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna
Multiple Dates – The sensational Canadian act will be calling San Francisco home for a couple of months. Their Amaluna act will be at Oracle Park until early January. The mysterious Island is ruled by goddesses and after a group of young men wash up on the isle from a large storm, it triggers an epic love story. Find your dates and tickets on their website.
Canadian Music in the Bay Area
Multiple Dates – With some recent concert announcements, we have your update of some Canadian acts coming up!
Raptors/ Warriors rematch
March 5th– Looking to plan ahead? The Raptors will be in San Francisco for a rematch against the Golden State Warriors (sadly without the indomitable Kawhi Leonard) after winning last year’s NBA Final. Get your tickets here.

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