Canada Symbols

Spreading Ideas That Transcend Language

Lisa Trudeau | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada Business
Lisa Trudeau

Before alphabets were developed by the earliest civilizations, humans communicated with symbols and signals that have evolved with us over time from to become the universal language we share across the entire human species.

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.