Kevin Sorenson Reports
Canada 150 on Canada Day 2017
This year’s Canada Day theme is Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Canada has 150 years of hard work and accomplishments to celebrate.
Some of Canada’s successes were achieved at a high-cost. Many of our achievements came from Canadians who dedicate their time and effort freely.
Canada became a very strong nation - early in our history. On April 9th this year, we paid homage to the Canadians of our WW I generation and our success at Vimy Ridge. Following the victory at Vimy Ridge, the world recognized the capabilities of Canadians and the large contribution Canada brings to the international community.
From the time of Canada’s earliest years we have been known as rugged hard-workers. We had to build our nation ‘from the ground up’. The promise of prosperity for our children and grandchildren and those to follow was and continues to be, why we are willing to work hard. Many parts of the world marvel at our capabilities in our cold northern climate. They also remark on our friendliness, politeness, humble tone, and famous sense of humour.
Canadians from across the country gather together every July 1st to celebrate with pride what it means to be Canadian. Canada Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the outstanding people, places, and events that are part of our history.
Canada’s men and women in uniform have courageously fought tyranny and evil around the world throughout our history. Canadians have always protected and promoted the values of: freedom, democracy and the rule of law.
Every day, hard-working and generous Canadians from coast to coast to coast contribute to the Canadian experience. Canada’s future is bright, and on July 1st, our Government is proud to celebrate Canada – the best country in the world! Happy Canada 150th and Happy Canada Day! If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns you may write me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call 780-608-4600, toll-free 1-800-665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail Kevin.Sorenson.email@example.com.