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Chrystia Freeland in the NYTimes

Terrific article in the NYT by Chrystia Freeland, a journalist and Liberal politician who is my MP.  Maybe, as some of the sour comments afterward point out, she’s a little dewy-eyed about Canadian multiculturalism – more power to her. We need a bit of dewy-eyed right about now.

Bilingual Nationhood, Canadian-Style – The New York Time

It’s 5 p.m. Boxing Day, and it’s over. The minute my son went home at 4, I started to take down the tree. By 5, it was outside, the wreath off the door, the Xmas books and CD’s stacked by the stairs ready to be put away for another year. I don’t know why I’m so anxious to get past Xmas – a friend wonders whether it’s my Jewish half. To me, it’s a wonderful but exhausting yearly event and I am relieved when it’s over.

Life resumes.



3 Responses to “Chrystia Freeland in the NYTimes”

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    Know the feeling. Hiding out until January 2 (my favorite day of the year).

  2. beth says:

    Exactly! Glad to meet a kindred spirit.

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