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Doesn’t a national holiday presuppose an independent nation?
On July 1 we are supposed to commemorate, what exactly? Oh yeah, the founding of Canada as a self-governing dominion, but you’d never know it by the name “Canada Day.” The event in question, as every Canadian schoolchild should know, occurred in 1867 when the provinces of Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia formed a confederation to resist the spread of individualistic Yankee republicanism.

The people of British North America, as the area was known at the time, were conservative (in the proper sense of the word), which means they did not look upon government regulation or state economic activity as a godless attack on the sanctity of individual liberty. Thus, “peace, order and good government” not “life, liberty and the pursuit of selfish… er, happiness” became the basis of Canadian parliamentary democracy.

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