The H.M.C.S. Haida had come home. I was seeing Canada for the first time after four years absence.
There aren't any words to describe the impact that day had on my life.
Thank you Grandpa and Canada for teaching me to never forget.
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
In unison the three of them stood up and saluted me
I was inspired to learn about the way thousands of Canadian soldiers went through the streets of Holland
Tears still well up when I recall this story
With tearful eyes, she divulged that one soldier in particular did come back once
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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.