ELA A30 Sept 15/16 “Canada is not Canada” – Gord Downie reflects on Canadian myth
In section A3, since you’re all selecting different non-fiction works to read, the “Connecting Text to Text” section on page 1 of the handout won’t apply to you.
Instead, take a moment to read this article of a recent new release by The Tragically Hip frontman/lead singer/ song writer Gord Downie where he makes the comment that “Canada isn’t Canada”.
- In the box given, list a few of his reasons for making that claim.
- Explain what he means by saying “Canada isn’t Canada”.