What we really need is …

Ok so my love of hockey won out over my loathing of the Olympics, and I watched the Olympic Hockey. I have to say that both the women’s and men’s team were Great and both won gold. But should this make me a proud Canadian? My answer is yes and NO. Yes because we have shown the world that we as a nation Rule the Sport. No because how can I be proud of a country that spends $6.5 BILLION on the Olympics when there are people here in Canada that have to make a choice between feeding their family or paying rent. Come on people: is our image as a country defined by how good we are at sports, or should it be defined by how we treat our own citizens?  We have traded our reputation for having the best health care and education system in the world to winning the most gold … [Read more...]