Father Raymond J. De Souza: Welcome to the Socialist States of America

To the extent that Middle America thinks about Canada — which is not very much — it’s the softer, spendthrift, statist neighbour to the north. It’s not unusual to hear us described as socialist, or at least some of our programs. So it would be a surprise to most Americans, and perhaps Canadians too, to realize that the United States could learn something from Canada about how to run a less statist economy.