Canadian Exceptionalism

How is it that Canada has Trudeau while the United States has Trump? As a tumultuous U.S. presidential campaign ends, this OpenCanada series explores the conditions that have set Canada up to emerge, in 2016, as a bright light on a dark political stage. The series is published as part of UBC’s fall 2016 Lind Initiative in U.S. Studies series. Explore the pieces below:

Canadian Exceptionalism by Stephen Marche.

No Matter Why Canadians are Different, We’re Just Happy We Are by Susan Delacourt.

Mark Canada’s ‘Moment,’ But with More Honest Self-Examination by Luke Savage.

If Anything, We Have Sound Immigration Policy to Thank by John Ibbitson.

Canada is no Exception-Just Look at Its Record on Indigenous Rights by Andray Domise.