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Canada 150 or Canada 15000?

I remember Expo 67. I was five years old, and my parents put me on a leash so that I would not get lost amidst the crowds of people who gathered on Île Sainte-Hélène. I remember seeing some innovative movies … Continue reading

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Ten Canadians

Here’s a list of ten Canadians that I admire. Some might fit into a “Greatest Canadian” list and others not. None of them are perfect, and some unquestionably have their dark sides. But today I’ll focus on the positive. In … Continue reading

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My Ten Top Reasons Why Canada is Great

10. We’re Post-National. Which is to say, we used to worry about what our national identity was. Were we British? Pseudo-Americans? Two nations? Too nice? Too violent (i.e. our passion for hockey)? Too diverse? Now, not so much. We’re a … Continue reading

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