Trying to Save the Soul of Canada Author-Activist Maude Barlow Wants Her Nation to Be Distinct from US
Mark Clayton, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
MAUDE BARLOW is momentarily quiet as she ponders the innocuous-sounding question many Canadians seem to dread: "What is it about Canada and its people that makes them different from, say, the United States and Americans?"
It is a question Canadians have been hashing out for decades, but it has become acute as constitutional crisis, Quebec's independence drive, and regional alienation create a need to define Canada's national identity and to understand why 10 provinces - spread across 5,000-mile-wide Canada - should bother to remain united.
"We're going through a very deep, soul-searching period about who we are and what makes us distinct from the United States," …
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Publication information: Article title: Trying to Save the Soul of Canada Author-Activist Maude Barlow Wants Her Nation to Be Distinct from US. Contributors: Mark Clayton, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: September 21, 1992. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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