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Do We Have an Inferiority Complex about Great Canadians?

Do We Have an Inferiority Complex about Great Canadians?

By Jack Knox | January 17, 2017

Here’s a question: Why name a federal research ship after a foreigner synonymous with disaster when you could celebrate Canadian achievement instead? 482 more words

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Canadian Stereotypes Debunked

No Hosers Here, eh? Canadian Stereotypes Debunked

Canada is often pictured as a uniformly cold, multicultural, socialist paradise full of beer-swilling ice hockey fans. But a close look at the evidence reveals some very different truths—good and bad—about the Great White North… 296 more words

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Is Canada the World's First 'Postnational' Country?

The Canada Experiment: Is this the World’s First ‘Postnational’ Country?

When Justin Trudeau said ‘there is no core identity, no mainstream in Canada’, he was articulating a uniquely Canadian philosophy that some find bewildering, even reckless – but could represent a radical new model of nationhood… 522 more words

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What are Canadian values and who helped shape them?

There are some questions many Canadians grapple with, at some point, when thinking about identity. Given the diversity of the country and its citizens, it can be difficult to form a conclusive list of nouns and adjectives that adequately illustrate what, exactly, … 425 more words

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Act of Remembrance, Memorial Chapel - Ottawa, 2016

Today I attended the ceremony in the Memorial Chapel.  The Book of Remembrance lists all  those who died in service during the all the wars Canada participated in, and every day a page is turned so that they are honoured at least one day a year.   218 more words

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Passage to Canada, 1960

This letter was written by my mom in September 1960 just after she had immigrated to Canada.  I am not sure who the letter was intended for, as it is a draft, and there is no name after the salutation.   3,289 more words

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Here We Stand

And here we stand, admiring the wreckage. Wondering where to turn, what to do. I know a lot of people who still feel sick to their stomach. 661 more words

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