Reflections of Canada


Parliamentary Reflections by Norm Prince
Photo: Parliamentary Reflections by Norm Prince. Accompanying the essays are several beautiful photographs that were submitted to our Re-Imaging Canada Photo Contest. The pictures were taken by photographers across Canada from Haida Gwaii to Yellowknife to Bloor Street in Toronto. You can see the pictures in our photo gallery
Book cover photo: 'Smoke and Mirrors' by Nicholas Taffs.

Reflections of Canada: Illuminating our Biggest Possibilities and Challenges at 150+ Years is a collection of provocative essays where Canada’s leading writers, researchers, and public intellectuals peer into the country’s future.

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Reflections of Canada—intelligent, passionate, provocativeis a book with opinions as diverse as Canada. Leading thinkers take a stand on some of the most pressing issues facing Canada as it turns 150. The essays inspire readers to form their own opinions on subjects as big and thorny as health and aging, technological change, arts and culture, climate change and resource use, Aboriginal reconciliation, and multiculturalism. Each piece explores how our understanding of critical issues has changed over the past 150 years, and includes a call to action for how we should grapple with them over the coming decades

A book of lively, respectful debate, Reflections of Canada reaffirms the place for public discussion of major societal questions. 

Reviews and Interviews

New book suggests Canada is at political crossroads on 150th anniversary of Confederation | The Georgia Straight

‘Reflections of Canada’ Offers New Take on 150th Celebrations | The Tyee

Philip Stamp on the Avro Arrow | Cross Country Checkup - CBC

Philippe Tortell on Reflections of Canada | Roundhouse Radio 98.3

Reflections of Canada offers unflinching look at the nation on its 150th anniversary | The Georgia Straight