The H.M.C.S. Haida had come home. I was seeing Canada for the first time after four years absence.
I'd be willing to give my life to defend this country and its values. I am proud of the True North.
He paused for a second and then said "Canadians died here."
Shortly after our arrival, we found ourselves in the midst of a violent student revolt
I thought that my proudest moments were watching two of our athletes win gold
I had seen suffering, more pain and blood in 180 days than in 25 years in emergency rooms
Canada showed the world what courage is
I was able, four years ago, to go to Vimy and stand almost where he had been
I was inspired to learn about the way thousands of Canadian soldiers went through the streets of Holland
Vimy’s uniqueness is not about the monument; it is a place that draws hearts and minds
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My heart was about to burst with pride at being a Canadian
Patricia Starr Leupen
Canada made a huge show of celebrating 100 years of Confederation
Alas, it has been downhill ever since for Canada
Win or lose, first or last, the passion for Canada never sways in our hom
I will never forget my trip down the mountain in the approaching darkness,
I never, ever considered that I may have to pay for a surgery. I just took it all for granted. The best care in the world was free.