In the 1960s, Canada began a seismic shift away from the core policies and values upon which the country had been built. A nation of ?makers? transformed itself into a nation of ?takers.? Crowley argues that the time has come for the pendulum to swing back?back to a time when Canadians were less willing to rely on the state for support; when people went where the work was rather than waiting for the work to come to them.
Thought-provoking, meticulously detailed and ultimately polarizing, Fearful Symmetry is required reading for anyone who is interested in where this country began, where it?s been, and where it?s going.