It wasn’t too long ago Canada was seen as a beacon of doing good work in our world. We brought nations together to discuss ways to solve difficult global conflicts and were suppliers of resources to the world. Ask any veteran about our contributions to the World Wars or any other major conflict our allies faced. We were proud of this role. We even invented the UN peacekeepers!
The Canadian flag was such a proud symbol there were stores in the U.S. dedicated to selling Canadian flags to Americans who wanted to travel the world and not be seen as Americans! We were simply seen as caring people who tried to do good for our families, people, and the world.
I encourage any of you to visit some of the small border towns in The Netherlands, France, or Belgium where our troops liberated families from certain annihilation. You will be a very proud and humble Canadian. I have seen this first hand, and it is amazing to feel the love for Canadians. I will guarantee you can get a free beer in Groningen just for being Canadian!
So, if that is who we were, what has changed? If those vets were our grandparents, have we lost their vision for our country? This third generation Canadian who