60 Seconds with…Canada 150

Video / June 29, 2017

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Major-General Denis Thompson: What does serving Canada mean to you? It means putting my back into a whole number of tasks over the course of a long career, whether as a cold-warrior, peacekeeper, counterinsurgent, Special Forces member, etc.

United States Navy member: Canadian: Very nice. Very nice people and very beautiful country.

Major-General Tammy Harris: What does serving Canada mean to you? Serving Canada means to me protecting Canadians at home and abroad, and instilling Canadian values internationally.

Jean Rioux: What does serving Canada mean to you? Well, it is ensuring that all Canadians are able to develop their full potential.

Jody Thomas: What’s the best part about being Canadian? The best part about being Canadian is hearing ‘O Canada’ at the Olympics.

United States Navy member: I think of hockey. I think of maple syrup; Toronto, Ottawa.

Jean Rioux: What is the nicest aspect of Canadian citizenship? Well, it is our core values: solidarity and inclusiveness

Major-General Denis Thompson: What’s the best part about being Canadian? Excellent question. It’s not bacon. It’s probably potato chips.

New Zealand Navy member: Well, as a ‘Trekkie’ it's got to be William Shatner.

Master Corporal Darryl McCann: What does serving Canada mean to you? It means everything.

Jody Thomas: What does serving Canada mean to you? It means that you’re doing something that’s more than a job; you’re actually doing something that makes this country a better place to live and it’s already the best place in the world.

Australian Navy member: Friends. Australians and Canadians, there’s simpatico going. I think there's a really good understanding; there’s that cultural history, the cultural background that we share. We've got a lot of things in common. Yeah, friendship is the thing that I think of when I think of Canada.

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