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The Idea of North and Lawren Harris

He was born into a family of industrialists, but he became renowned for art, landscapes, and capturing an idea of ‘The North.’

Lawren Harris was born in 1885 in Brantford, Ontario; he is of the same Harris Family of Massey-Harris (later Massey Ferguson), which at one time was the largest agricultural equipment maker in the British Empire. 812 more words


The Tragically Hip & Canadian Identity: Seven songs that make us patriotic

It’s no secret that as Canadians we are deeply connected to our vast and (let’s face it) beautiful landscape.  Even those who are tied to their desk Monday through Friday find themselves counting down to the time when they’ll be cracking a beer open by the lake, hiking through the woods or laying out under the stars in a big, open field.   490 more words

A walk back in Time

I am going to take everyone on a walk back in time. First off I should say that I live in a wonderful corner of the world. 1,090 more words

Common Ground – Canada’s shared narrative and multiplicity of worldviews

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau knows a thing or two about Worldview Intelligence – even if he has yet to hear the term. He built his candidacy, his leadership and his campaign on it and it is embodied in the title of his autobiography: … 941 more words

Worldview Intelligence

The Constitution of England, 1842

Times and Daily Colonial Advertiser, Montreal 8 August 1842, page 2


The Constitution of England – her institutions – her triumphs in arts and arms – and the fact that for centuries, she was the single free state in Europe – are naturally a source of exaltation to her people.  657 more words


The Canadian Indentity

I am going to give you my take on things.

I am from the Province of Nova Scotia. I have always found it amusing to ask this question. 690 more words

Canadian Identity

24 Sussex Dr - an opportunity?

When it was announced that Justin Trudeau would not be moving into 24 Sussex in order to facilitate a desperately needed renovation to the home, a lot of discussion about the Prime Minister’s official residence ensued. 612 more words