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Scintillating sayings about Canada
Wonderful are the things that have been said about Canada. Also contemptuous, insulting, praising, wise, witty, hopeful and hopeless things. Things said by Canadians, and by those who help us “see ourselves as others see us.”Read more... Oh, the thing they says about Canada!
Manifest Destiny, the American doctrine that sought to absorb Canada within its borders, was a big factor in early Canadian-American history, the embers of which were still flickering at least as late as 2000.Read more... Manifest destiny, eh?
The mouse and elephant metaphor, coined by Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, is probably the best-known quotation about the relationship between the two countries that share most of North America, but others have made some pretty sharp observations as well.Read more... Canada and the U.S. elephant