Canada Symbols

What This Christmas Star Symbolizes To My Family

Camillo Zacchia, PhD | Posted 12.16.2015 | Canada Living
Camillo Zacchia, PhD

That star has become a family icon. I'm fairly sure that if my house was on fire, the first thing I would try to save would be that star. My wife still cries when she takes that tattered star out of the box.

Canadian Health Care A Point Of Pride

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canadians, it seems, love their universal health care.The monarchy? Not so much.A new national poll commissioned by the Montreal-based Associ...

Should the Canada Goose Be Our National Symbol?

Peter Worthington | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

My choice for a national symbol 30 years ago -- and remains so today -- is the Canada Goose. Critics fret that Canada Geese are a nuisance in parks, that they are messy, and take over areas, like grubby Wall Street occupiers. But the Canada goose has a curious nobility.