We can transform Canada into major international player and remain true to who we are

It is not our inability to think strategically that has made us a client of one global superpower or another throughout our history. Rather, the reverse is true: The fact that Britain and the United States have served as our superpower patrons has removed geopolitics from the Canadian psyche, says Zach Paikin

Canada day celebrations on Parliament Hill. Columnist Zach Paikin asks: 'Would our country’s character be altered if we radically altered our international posture?' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Zach Paikin

PUBLISHED : Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:02 PM

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