A View From The USA’s Northern Neighbor

An image of a bridge joing Canada and the USA with both country’s flags flying.
Credit: ctv.ca

I live in Canada, about two and a half hours drive north of Seattle. The USA was founded as an independent nation on July 4th, 1776. Canada came into being on July 1st, 1867 as a member of the British Commonwealth. The USA was formed as a republic; Canada was based on the parliamentary system.

The friendship between the two countries extends back to before 1867 to the time when Canada was an…



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Michael Trigg

Michael Trigg


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