08/16/2012 08:42 EDT | Updated 08/16/2012 09:34 EDT

Your Ways To #ChangeCanada: The Changes You Would Make To Our Home And Native Land

Earlier this month, we asked you what you would do to change Canada for the better. Your responses (more than 185!) covered a vast range of topics, from environmental concern to animal welfare to university tuition.

Canadians' concern for the country is clear, as hundreds of readers contributed their thoughts -- some of them unique, some of them seconded by others -- on how we can raise the bar in this country.

We've collected some of your tweets and sound suggestions for the nation; here's hoping politicians and other leaders in Canada listen up!

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Editor's note: Some responses were modified for punctuation and brevity.