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Canadian Identity Essay

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Canadian Identity
Canada’s identity has continued to evolve since it was founded. At the beginning of the 20th century, for example, more than 55 per cent of Canadians were of British heritage. As a result, the British influence was very strong. But over the course of the 20th century and into the 21st, various forces that promoted change were at work. These forces changed the way Canadians think of themselves and their country. One positive thing related to Canada’s identity is nationalism. Canadian nationalism promotes unity, independence and the well-being of Canada and Canadians. Thus, insuring Canadians have freedom of speech, religion, thought, and expression amongst other things. Canada also...

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