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What’s in a name? How Canada’s national birthday as we know it came to be

Many hail July 1 as Canada Day, others may hearken back to when the nation’s birthday was labelled Dominion Day, and some may wish to ignore it altogether, just like those who refused to celebrate the country’s founding for the first dozen years of its existence. No matter the approach, the official celebrations of Canada’s creation are arguably more controversial than...