Canadians Moving Into Tough-Love Mode

A more confident, less self-critical outlook means asking more hard questions about Native self-governance, Quebec separatism, and the role of the military

Richard Gwyn
Published: Wednesday, 11/09/2005 12:00 am EST

Evidence is beginning to accumulate that Canadians are going through one of those mysterious attitudinal changes that take place from time to time in all societies The mood of Canadians seems to be increasingly that of tough love, rather than the far more self-critical attitude that prevailed until very recently.

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