CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Canadian Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. ON BEING CANADIAN

A Canadian’s Story Pat Fowler

We Stand on Guard for Thee Penny Fedorczenko

The Loonie That Turned to Gold Peter Jordan

The Unity Rally—Canada’s Woodstock Mark Leiren-Young

To Russia with Love Ted Mahovlich

Waiting in Line Katherine Cornell

Meeting the Prime Minister Elisabeth Munsterhjelm

The Autograph Tim O’Driscoll

Hey, It’s Our National Anthem! Pamela Wallin

I Am Canadian! Glen Hunt

Canada Loves New York Senator Jerry S. Grafstein, Q.C.

A Country Called Canada Gary Lautens

2. LIVING YOUR DREAM

Ryan’s Well of Life Susan Hreljac, as told to Darlene Montgomery

Look at Me Now, Dad Faye Dance

The Magic Skates Barbara Underhill and Paul Martini

To The Top Canada! Chris Robertson

Our Olympic Dream Penny and Vicky Vilagos

3. OVERCOMING OBSTACLES

The True Story of Lake Ontario Marilyn Bell Di Lascio

Women Are Persons! Frances Wright

The Legacy of Terry Fox Leslie Scrivener

One Person Can Make a Difference Bob Proctor

Rise Again! Ariel Rogers

Gift of Wings Carl Hiebert

David’s Run Linda Chamberlayne

The Making of a Miracle Alex Domokos

Liberation Day Neil Simpson

4. ON LOVE

One True Love Crystal Wood

Letters of Hope
   Shelley McEwan, as told to her by Gran Martha Lindsay

That Sunday Afternoon Gregory Fouts

My Dad and Little Joe Sigrun Goodman Zatorsky

Big Red Linda Gabris

Hopfstadt’s Cabin William P. Kinsella

When Someone Believes in You Marc André Morel

A Son’s Love J. P. Bailey

Kids Can Free the Children Craig Kielburger

5. ON KINDNESS

Farewell to the Queen of Hearts Sally Armstrong

Walls Mary Lee Moynan

Loretta Manuel Erickson

The Way Home Susan Owen

The Seal Diane C. Nicholson

Guests Who Dropped in from the Sky
    Paul Banks, editor, The Gander Beacon

6. ON FAMILY

The Legacy of Mary Maree Benoit

Love Is a Two-Way Street Carol Sharpe

New Kids on the Block Janet Matthews

With a Little Help from Your Friends Lorrie Goldstein

Four-Legged Guardian Angels Karin Bjerke-Lisle

Christmas Lights Michael Hogan

7. SURVIVING LOSS

Ryan’s Hope Nancy Lee Doige

The Red Sweater Stella Shepard

Tommy’s Tangerine Tree Ruth Hilton Hatfield

The Littlest Angel Brenda Mallory

8. A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE

Motherly Advice Kurt Browning

A Christmas to Remember Ruth Robins-Jeffery

A Change of Heart George Mapson

Monsieur Gaton Jayne Harvey

Finding Your Own Medicine Kahlee Keane

Three Words Jo-Ann Hartford Jaques

The Orange Tabletop Bill Gorman

Peacekeeper’s Coffee Doug Setter

9. SPECIAL CONNECTIONS

Granny’s Rosary Vince Fantauzzi

A Street Kid Named Mike Ernest Kowalchuk

War, in Peace Vern Murphy

The Other Language Jeanette Lynes

10. THIS GREAT LAND

Ogemah John J. Seagrave

The McRae Lake Shrine Steve Magee

Swamped by a Thunderbird Peter Elliott

My Heart Soars Chief Dan George

The Birth of Nunavut Speech given by The Right Honourable
    Roméo LeBlanc

Up from the Farm Wanda James

11. MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Becoming the Man in Motion Rick Hansen

An Unlikely Hero Mary Turner

The Will to Survive Diane C. Nicholson

Into the Night Gary Robert Walsh

A Piece of It All Jann Arden

A Holy Night to Remember Sharon Espeseth

The Hero of Halifax Harbour Darlene Montgomery

The Canadian Shepherds of Korenica Wayne Watson

Thanks for Being Here Natalie MacMaster

In Flanders Fields Colonel John McCrae

O Canada!

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Janet Matthews?

Who Is Raymond Aaron?

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