Delegates from other countries only see us as "The Canadians".
We watched in suspense for 3 hours until Canada and the USA were tied
I felt very proud to carry the torch for Canada and also to represent the Aboriginal people of Canada
My kids were on fire as citizens after we returned home!
Imagine being on stage, holding the Olympic torch, hearing the crowd sing 'O Canada'
I was shocked by what I felt as I watched those opening ceremonies
We boarded the flight to Jamaica with our Olympic schedule in hand!
It was day 64 of the Olympic torch relay and the race for the 2012 Winter Olympics was in full swing
When that final goal was scored there was a moment of complete and utter silence in downtown
Each of us in that room was an immigrant or son of an immigrant
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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
To me, watching these athletes win gold symbolized more than redemption of Canada’s sporting reputation
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.