The Canadian Flag is a Symbol of a Safe Haven

By John Sequeira

As a U.S. diplomat abroad, the Canadian flag was a reassuring symbol of a safe haven at which I could count on being welcomed should I ever have needed one. At home, it is a reminder that Canada still stands for tolerance, multiculturalism and sanity in an increasingly illiberal world.

Former U.S. Diplomat, and Former Director of two U.N. Organizations
Vienna, Austria

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