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  • One Country
    June 25, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    One Country

    I have learned that no matter where we go in the world, Canadians are welcomed.   We have a good reputation of being kind, honest, and peace-loving.   In fact, there is a silly joke about how Canadians are so nice that...

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  • What Makes Canada Unique?
    May 30, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Makes Canada Unique?

    It doesn't seem to matter where you go in the world, Canadians are welcomed. We somehow have developed a reputation as being kind, safe, friendly and helpful. But, unfortunately, not many people even in Canada understand how truly blessed we...

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  • Stand On Guard
    June 25, 2019 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Stand On Guard

    When I was a child, we were taught about patriotism. Every morning at school we would stand erect facing the flag at the front of the room while singing O Canada and God Save the Queen, followed by recitation of...

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  • O Canada
    May 26, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    O Canada

    This year I will be celebrating Canada Day in the Maritimes. Air Canada had a wonderful Mother's Day Seat Sale and I just couldn't resist! Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island is known as the birthplace of Canada. From September 1 to...

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  • Fads and Fashion
    May 20, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Fads and Fashion

    Do any of you remember party lines or eight-tracks or home milk delivery by a horse and wagon? All those things were part of everyday life forty or fifty years ago. Times change. Even in the past five or ten...

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  • Proud Canadians
    May 28, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Proud Canadians

    It's easy to complain. Yes, we have a very young Prime Minister who is bound to make mistakes. Most of them do at times. But he's enthusiastic and after all we did vote him in. Or were you one of...

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  • God Keep Our Land
    June 6, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    God Keep Our Land

    Since childhood, I have been advised that it is safer to stay away from discussing politics or religion. There is therefore some risk in writing this one for Canada Day. When I grew up we began each school day with...

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  • Canada Day - God Keep Our Land
    May 29, 2010 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Canada Day - God Keep Our Land

    Recently I decided to visit my sister and her family who live about 800 kilometres from my home. I didn't have to get permission from anyone to make the trip. I was able to fill the tank of my car...

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