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This is a big year for Canada. The country was founded 150 years ago in an act of supreme statesmanship. It is the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, where we came of age in a sustained act of courage, heroism and determination. Governments in Canada are now claiming that their recently announced Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) deserves to keep such exalted company and will come into force on July 1, Canada’s 150th birthday.

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