A Few Things About Canada (Under construction – this page is, but I suppose the country is too…)
Canada is a very large country (geographically), with a relatively small population. It is situated north of the also geographically large United States. I think of Canada’s relationship with the United States as being similar to a youngster who is living in the shadow of an older more powerful sibling. But the older sibling is never going to grow up and move away.
The Beaver is our National Animal. Here is my story about how the Beaver earned this honour – Thank You, Mr. Beaver.
Canada has a Coat of Arms, of course. Which led me to develop my own Coat of Arms, which I write about in My Coat of Arms.
Our National Holiday is July 1. It is called Canada Day. Here is my story about how our family celebrates it – 144 Years and Going Strong.
The Canada Goose – we have a lot of them, and we don’t mind when they head south for the winter – Canada’s Bird Brigade
Another birthday – Canada -145 Years Old
A Federal Election – Politics in Action
Canada and US Taxation – Taxing the Canadians
Finding a Canadian Friend – 52 Friends Plan
The Olympics came to Canada – 2010 Vancouver Olympics
Winter sometimes seems to go on forever – Weather Stories