Tag Archives: Canada Day

On Independence

Today is Canada Day and Sunday is U.S. Independence Day. We generally consider both holidays as the birthdays of the two nations. However, I’ve long thought of the two as conception days instead of birthdays. Because independence was not achieved … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

Whenever Canada appears during my nostalgic mental meanderings, I feel a happy smile stretch across my face. This is because Canada is in my top two countries to live on Earth list. As a U.S. citizen, I’m obliged to pick … Continue reading

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Le Jour de la Confédération

The great North American Confederation lives on.  In fact, there are only a few remaining confederacies in the world. Canada is one of them. To celebrate the formation of the Canadian Confederation, our Canadian friends celebrate Canada Day today.  The … Continue reading

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