Happy O Canada Day (July 1), the 150th birthday of our great friend to the North!
“When the state trusts citizens, citizens trust the state” (Justin Trudeau).
The 26 community centers in Vancouver B.C. could represent a third way beyond the state and the market. The centers have a cushioning and multiplying effect as surrogate counseling and classroom opportunities. Anyone can use the computers for three hours a day and caserolle dinners are only $4. The Canadian spirit, the thankfulness of being protected from cradle to grave, is encountered everywhere. Do we have anything to learn here?
The Sky Train, the Canada line, and the Evergreen line in Vancouver B.C. are computer-operated light rail lines connecting the whole city, magic trains running every four minuters some since 1986.
When will the US recognize and congratulate Canada and Vancity and break out of its insular, exceptional hubris?