We Are Canada by Rikia Saddy

We Are Canada

byRikia SaddyIllustratorCameron Mclellan

Paperback | October 15, 2014

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We Are Canada is a short story of Canada that begins at the end of the last ice age and carries through to the present day. It is an eighty-page telling of our history that challenges three Canadian myths: that the French were a conquered people, that our First Nations were innocent bystanders in the formation of our country, and that Canada only had two founding peoples. According to Rikia Saddy, we've been multicultural from the start. An informative, easy read, We Are Canada will change the way you see your country. We can't be divided, and we can't be conquered. We are Canada.

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After a successful business career in Canada, the United States and Europe, Rikia Saddy became engaged in politics and social change, advising candidates and contributing to the conversation about Canada's role in the world. An active participant in Canada 2020, the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs, and the Governor General's Le...

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Title:We Are CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 7 × 4.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Read LeafLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927018307

ISBN - 13:9781927018309

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"A short history with a big heart. A timely reminder of who we are, written to be re-read so we never forget." - Mark Kelley, CBC"We Are Canada is a deceptively simple book with some powerful truths about our country."- Jamie Broadhurst, Raincoast Books"This is a gem of a book, playful, concise, intelligent and hopeful. Rikia manages to dispel some of the more popular myths about our country while presenting a much more accurate and compelling version of Canadian history. With endearing illustrations by Cameron McLellan this deceptively child-like book is suitable for anyone of any age who wants to know more about our country. Bravo." - Brad Fraser, playwright