Feliz Navidad

To the Editor:

The holiday season is in full swing, so what do we have in Canada that we should be grateful for?

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Freedom: it should be at the top of the list, something others wish for but we experience each day in our young nation.

Diversity: from all over the world, people of different cultures come to Canada to become citizens, and yet are not required to relinquish their identity.

Hope: our young society will continue to build a nation based on the values taught to them by Indigenous, European, African and Latin American newcomers.

We inhabit a relatively new nation and the future is so bright, that as we celebrate the festive season, let us also bear in mind what a privilege we enjoy as Canadians in the 21st century.

Merry Christmas.

Angus Campbell
Thompson

 

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