Why does our national magazine spend so much time worrying about our national identity (“America lite: is that our future?” Cover, Nov. 25)? Rest assured, Canadians aren’t like Americans, and the people who can tell you that quickest are Americans.
FROM THE OUTSET it has embodied all the elements of a fine spectator sport: adaptable principles, skilled deception, bullying and emotional blackmail. Little wonder Canadians love their medicare. True, the health-care system we have evolved over the past almost 60 years—the envy of at least some of the world—has provided no small share of little miracles.By ROBERT SHEPPARD8 min
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