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Happy Canada Day, Eh?

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Written by Stephen Rees

June 30, 2007 at 7:31 pm

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  1. I have one of my sons to thank for this article

    AFP – Friday, June 29 09:10 pm

    OTTAWA (AFP) – Two days before Canadians celebrate their nation, a survey published Friday found that more than half of them would not be granted citizenship on the basis of their knowledge of their own country.

    According to the Ipsos Reid poll, 60 percent of Canadians would fail the citizenship exam, a necessary step for immigrants to be granted citizenship.

    However, an “outstanding majority” or 70 percent of newcomers scored a passing grade when administered the same quiz.

    read the rest, see the picture

    Stephen Rees

    July 3, 2007 at 9:54 am

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