“…Canada has become, in a relatively short period of time, an exceptional place. We routinely place in the top of rankings and lists compiled by various institutes and think-tanks.
Why it is so important that we acknowledge this on the occasion of Canada 150 is twofold:
First of all, not everyone agrees that there is, more or less, no better place in human history for the average person to live than right here and right now. But, more alarmingly, not everyone believes it is worth preserving.”