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Heather Mallick's latest column on how new Canadians can learn to like it here falls short. If she really thinks all it takes to make immigrants feel at home in Canada is a conversation with a pharmacist at a Shoppers Drug Mart or getting lost at a Canadian Tire franchise, perhaps she is living in a bubble.
Where once it was left to professional journalists to feed us what we needed to know, we can now choose the news we want to hear, buffet-style, from the internet, where virtually anyone can publish or share anything. Buffets are great, of course, but there's always a temptation to bypass the broccoli and head straight for the brownies.