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Op-Ed Contributors – Our True North – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/01/opinion/01canadaday.html?_r=1 The NYTimes put together some thoughts on Canada from famous Canucks now resident in the US (though that last part is understood in the “famous Canucks”). Malcolm Gladwell comes up with what I think is the funniest, and most Canadian: In history class, in seventh grade (or as we like to say in Canada, […]

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English, Irish, Scots: They’re All One, Genes Suggest – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/05/science/05cnd-brits.html?em&ex=1173502800&en=5939111973945e32&ei=5087%0A Britain and Ireland are so thoroughly divided in their histories that there is no single word to refer to the inhabitants of both islands. Historians teach that they are mostly descended from different peoples: the Irish from the Celts, and the English from the Anglo-Saxons who invaded from northern Europe and drove the Celts […]

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Canada Day – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_Day Canada Day thus differs from Independence Day celebrations in some other countries in that it does not commemorate a militant assertion of political self-determination, but rather recognizes one of the major milestones of the long and peaceful political process which formed the modern nation of Canada. A fact of which I am very proud. […]

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