Happy Canada Day!

Today is the 151st birthday of my country, and I wanted to dedicate this post to her. On this day, we honor my homeland, which is renowned for being diverse, tolerant and accepting of others. A land where men and women are equal under law. Here you can come as you are and keep your traditions. Today, I celebrate being Canadian, especially as I will soon be working abroad for the next year.

Whether you’re at the cottage, watching the fireworks at home, or just celebrating with friends and family, Happy Canada Day! And a special shout-out to all the Canadians currently living/studying/working abroad!

“I am a Canadian,
a free Canadian,
free to speak without fear,
free to worship in my own way,
free to stand for what I think is right,
free to oppose what I believe wrong,
or free to choose those
who shall govern my country.
This heritage of freedom
I pledge to uphold
for myself and all mankind.”

– John Diefenbaker, 13th Prime Minister of Canada


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2 thoughts on “Happy Canada Day!

  1. I’m old enough that I still sometimes think of it as Dominion Day.

    • When you’ve been around that long, it is easy to think of it that way, so I see what you mean!

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