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Much 19thcentury Canadian fiction romanticizes the past, such as William Kirby’s (1817–1906) Golden Dog (1877), with its idealized view of 18thcentury Quebec. Epic novels of the time focused on native lives and cultures, notably Wacousta (1832) by John Richardson (1796–1852). Archibald Stansfield Belaney (1888– Internationally renowned poet and 1938) took on a new songwriter, Leonard Cohen identity as an Ojibway A P O R T R A I T O F C A N A D A 35 in a sparer style that mirrored author Mourning Dove (1888– the starkness of the Group 1936).
Celebration of fur trade history featuring an enormous street party. Winterlude (every weekend) Ottawa. A wide array of activities including iceskating on the Rideau Canal. I N T R O D U C I N G C A N A D A 43 THE HISTORY OF CANADA C anada is known for its wild and beautiful terrain, yet with the help of the aboriginal peoples, European settlers adapted to their new land and built up a prosperous nation. Despite continuing divisions between its English- and French-speaking peoples, Canada has welcomed immigrants from around the globe and is respected as one of the most tolerant countries in the world today.
This resurgence of national pride was felt most strongly in Quebec, where the charismatic and popular politician René Lévesque and his PartiQuébecois won the provincial election in 1976 and made outright separatism respectable. The party now regularly wins local elections and has so far held two referenda on independence. Both times Quebecois said no by the narrowest of margins, but the threat still dominates Canada’s political life. SYMBOLS The Quebec flag has a white cross on a blue background with a white Bourbon lily in persuaded them that the deal each quarter.