By Randy Richmond,Tom Villemaire

Sure, Canada used to be equipped on goals and difficult paintings, however it was once additionally equipped on failure - mix-ups, error, screw-ups, and boondoggles. Failing at issues, and guffawing approximately them, has lengthy been a attribute of our citizens.

Where else yet in Canada might governments ship farmers to land that couldn’t be farmed? the place else could an issue over the metric process virtually lead to the dying of hundreds and hundreds? Who else yet Canadians might march opposed to non-existent enemies? the place else might lumberjacks be used to safeguard the borders?

Are there politicians larger than ours at spending thousands, opposed to all odds and reliable suggestion, on issues that simply won’t paintings? Is there any country higher at re-electing these politicians it doesn't matter what they do? What different nation should still undertake as its nationwide slogan "If we don’t snort, we’ll cry"?

Here are extra of the issues that appeared like a good suggestion on the time.

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