Justin Trudeau There Is No Core Identity, No Mainstream In Canada

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According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, “There is no core identity, no mainstream in Canada.” A nation’s identity evolves as a result of influential historical events such as war battles. Similarly, the battle of Vimy Ridge, which took place almost a century ago, was a nation-building event which significantly shaped Canada’s identity to what Trudeau describes today. First of all, this symbolic triumph, in which Canadians had managed to take the ridge from the Germans, sparked a sense of pride and confidence within people across Canada. However, it was not merely a victory for the Allies but specifically for Canadians since the French and British both failed in their massive attempts but the Canadian Corps, a comparatively smaller force,

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