Canadians delude themselves if they believe we are the peaceable kingdom
Our failure to grasp the messy and violent side of our history contributes to a collective incomprehension of the present.
A pair rest near the canal entrance to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on July 13. With the apocalyptic interpretation in Quebec of the latest census data about language, Canadians may be sleepwalking into a confrontation without even knowing it, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade