Friday, 29 June 2012
Since then, being a Canadian has still meant not being an American. After all, you can be Native-American, African -American, Italian-American, German-American, Mexican-American, and just about anything-American but you can't be Canadian-American. You can be either Canadian or American but not both (those who have legal residency in both countries are called dual citizens). We have a multi ethnic society too; we just don't call people Chinese-Canadians. For example, we would just call that person Joey Chan from Mississauga. That's one of the differences between us and the US.
But instead of identifying ourselves by showing our differences between us and Americans, we try to identify ourselves by those things that are unique to us.
So here's to us, all across this great land,
Happy Canada Day, eh!
PS, check out my patriotic album (oh Canada)on Flickr.