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“A great day for Canada” .. the common compensations of living in a marginal democracy, at the edge of the wilderness

Mar 7th, 2012 | By | Category: In Brief

“Today,” my wife remarked as we were getting up, “is the original ‘great day for Canada.’” Having acquired much familiarity with our nuclear family legends, I knew what she meant. But I asked the obvious dumb question anyway: “You mean,” I said, “that this is your grandfather’s birthday?” (My knowledge of the legends  does not […]