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JAIMIE VERNON – CANADA DOESN’T LOOK A DAY OVER 145

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 29, 2013 by segarini

vernon_1997July 1st is Canada’s 146th birthday. And unlike Amerka’s Independence Day, ours is a true birthday. It was on that day in 1867 that Prime Minister and Scottish whiskey guzzling champ Sir John A. MacDonald spread his legs and shat out a proclamation declaring the Province of Canada Day FireworksCanada (Quebec and Ontario) plus New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to be, henceforth, bastard siblings.  History would record any number of schools named in his honour.

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