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The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Maple Branches

Who talks of my nation?

Listening In

What recent populist victories tell us about Canada

Richard Gwyn

Richard Gwyn wrote a column on national and international affairs for the Toronto Star. He was the author of numerous books, including Nationalism without Walls: The Unbearable Lightness of Being CanadianJohn A: The Man Who Made Us; and Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times.

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Richard Gwyn

Surviving Survivalism

Canada has moved into a new kind of sovereignty; less fretful, more laid-back December 2004
Some time in the last half dozen years, Canadians decided that we had made it as a country. No audible click of consciousness-raising occurred, but by one of the mysterious processes of collective decision making that takes place from time to time in democracies, we simply decided that as a country, a nation-state, a political…