For as long as I can remember, we have used the word "mosaic" to describe the way people can keep their cultural beliefs and traditions when they come to Canada to live. This is in contrast to our neighbours to the south, who have been referred to as the "melting pot" - a place where you leave your … [Continue reading] Maybe Canada is a melting pot afterall?
A couple of weeks ago I received an email suggesting that CBC had opened the debate about keeping "God" in the Canadian National Anthem, and most of those polled were in favour. My reaction: "Really?!" (But a weary one.) Whether or not this is actually true (and I wasn't able to find it when I … [Continue reading] Oh God!