Unity Is Our Strength

Canadians must be united around core values and a shared historic legacy, and we must not let our nation become a platform for the fights and grievances of foreign lands.

A nation without unity is not really a nation at all. It’s simply a collection of people who happen to share the same territory.

Unfortunately, that is increasingly what Canada is becoming.

Under leaders like Justin Trudeau, we are being pushed closer and closer to becoming a “post-national state,” where any sense of core Canadian values and a common Canadian identity is destroyed, and replaced with identity politics following the slogan “diversity is our strength.”

The problem with that slogan is that it is nothing more than an empty, feel-good phrase without any real substance to it.

The reason it is empty is because there are many forms of diversity, and those who repeat the slogan over and over again never clarify exactly what they are talking about.

For example, Canada welcomes people from around the world into the Canadian family (like my father who was born in Trinidad), and that is one form of diversity.

People also come to Canada from parts of the world with very different histories and values, and that is another form of diversity.

And some people come to this country and bring their old grievances and battles here. That is another form of diversity.

Because diversity is a concept that includes many different things, it is neither inherently good or bad. As a result, it is totally insufficient to be the organizing principle for a nation.

It is however a clever political slogan, because it can be used to call anyone who opposes it a “racist,” and thus try to shut down debate.

Still, a clever and empty political slogan is not enough to build a nation around, and is in fact destructive in the long run.

Unity is our strength

To make Canada a strong nation with the ability to defend our interests and prosper in a challenging world, we must recognize that unity is our strength.

Unity based upon core values, and a shared historical legacy.

Canada is nation built upon a respect for freedom (after all, we are the True North Strong And Free), and that respect for freedom has led our nation to fight for what we value – including a contribution in World War One, and especially World War Two that was far above the size of our country.

While the United States still had slavery, Canada was a refuge for freed slaves.

And, for much of our history Canada has been more successful than other nations when it comes to inviting people from around the world into the Canadian family while insisting that they adopt the values of our country.

We have often been able to welcome a diverse group of people while still insisting on national unity based around shared values.

Now however, that unity is fraying.

Amid relentless chants of “diversity is our strength,” our ‘leaders’ are often too cowardly to assert what is and is not acceptable in our country. They are afraid to explain that barbaric practices are unacceptable, they are afraid to speak out against Canada being used as a platform for foreign fights and grievances, and they pander for votes by acting like they are visiting foreign countries even when they are within Canada, instead of emphasizing the unifying strength of Canadian values.

Not only that, but instead of recognizing that Canada’s contribution to the world has been overwhelmingly positive, they focus only on a few negative parts of our history, destroying national pride and trying to make all Canadians feel guilty for actions that none of us even committed.

It’s a recipe for the weakening, and ultimate destruction of Canada from within.

We can see it in the fact that Jagmeet Singh – someone who seems far more interested in Sikh separatism than in serving Canadians – is the leader of a federal political party while refusing to denounce the Khalistani cause.

We can see it in the fact that so few politicians are standing with Ujjal Dosanjh – an amazing example of someone who came from another country to join the Canadian family and has stood steadfastly for the values and principles of our nation (even at grave risk to his own safety) – while Jagmeet Singh attended an event attacking Dosanjh for speaking out against extremism in Canada and is somehow leading the NDP.

It is fully possible for a nation to be strong and unified while welcoming people from diverse backgrounds, but that can only happen if the nation develops a strong national identity and focuses on unity above all else.

If we fail to do that, Canada will increasingly break apart, and our nation will be lost.

Canada must be one nation, and one people, united around shared goals, shared values, and a shared future.

Unity Is Our Strength.

Spencer Fernando

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20 comments Add yours
  1. Unity is our strength. The Lieberal government will be gone soon, hopefully for good. Trudeau and Wynne will be just a foot note in history as the PM and ON Premier who tried to ruin Canada and failed. Our debt may take a little longer to pay down thanks to these two thieves but we will survive. It may take a while to take out the trash left by these two but I think we’re up to it.

    At the end of it all Wynne will have a special place in hell and Trudeau will finally get his 72 virgins or is that Virgils? Oh well it makes no never mind. LOL!!!


  2. We need a Social Credit economy. Out with greed. Money is a servant and tool. We have been bludgeoned enough. socred.org

  3. “slogan is that it is nothing more than an empty, feel-good phrase without any real substance to it.”……much like turdo and his/her/its paid party who participate in the daily destruction of Canada. There isn’t much left once free speech is bulldozed away! I wonder what prize he/she/it
    and family is promised beyond the almost monthly paid vacations the dictator enjoys???
    fake feminist. terrorists with too much power…..evil tyranny. pray that karma prevails.

  4. Well stated and I would think that the vast majority of Canadians would agree even if some become confused or brainwashed by the words uttered by Trudeau and company.

    A big problem is that Trudeau’s harmful messages are often contradictory or illogical, which can be difficult to sort out leading one to suspend critical thought and allowing these messages to seep into the individuals’ subconscious unfiltered. This is particularly harmful for the younger population who may not have fully developed their critical thinking skills. In this regard, Trudeau and company are conducting a form of mental abuse on the population, particularly younger Canadians whom they claim to be their champions and advocates.

  5. Canada is a wonderful country. Canadians are wonderful people and if the Liberals are not happy here they should resign and leave. I for one am damn sick and tired of this Liberal BS, and all the lies. Had ENOUGH.

  6. Bravo! Well done Spencer. Very thoughtful and written from the heart. Your disappointments and sincere concerns about all Canadians and the direction your country is headed comes through loud and clear. When you decide to throw your hat into the political ring, you will have my vote for sure. Your first campaign speech will be this very piece you have written here today. The country needs a few good men like you.

    1. Ditto that Moe S. Eloquently stated, Spencer! I hope your Patreon is receiving all you deserve. I will contribute first opportunity.

  7. Thank you for this. What is your opinion on Canadian Values? I often wonder why
    two female Canadian Politicians lost their seats because they promoted Canadian Values.
    (one from Quebec & one Federal Minister who ran for the Conservative leadership).
    What am I not understanding here? I do NOT believe that “Diversity is our strength.”

  8. Beautifully said Spencer, this is what Canadians had, what we need back, every politician should have to read and be capable of understanding this before entering any political party. Spencer thank you so much for this very fine writing. I wish all Canadians would agree on this, I do.

  9. Very well said Spencer and right on the money, but for all you hoping Trudeau and gang are out next round, don’t count your chickens just yet. Europe and the UK were a good warm up for George and the boys and what they all learned there along with gobs of money is already being used against us with even more precision ( lets get that nasty free speech taken care of right up front ). He’s bringing in tons of voters voting for him and Merkels’ recent victory unfortunately reinforces that people en masse are slow thinkers. Voting Canadians will have a real challenge in 2019 – it can be done, but the word, by mouth if necessary, must get out there and a large enough voting block must be motivated to kick him out and save our country. Please keep up the good work you are doing Spencer, I know there are measures being taken to supress and vilify the opposing voices. I’m on a tight budget but will support you with what I can give and I encourage all of us to do what we can while we still can.

  10. Such a great article Spencer! The phrase diversity is our strength is so devoid of meaning. It is actually the opposite. Diversity is our weakness. “UNITY IN THE FACE OF DIVERSITY IS WHAT MAKES CANADA STRONG”. The proof is there for the last 40 years. Those who came from other countries and integrated adopting Canadian values have made Canada better and stronger. Those who are fighting the natural flow of Canadian values are making Canada weaker, divided. That is what Trudeau is doing. Nobody would expect that from a leader. Trudeau is not my leader. He is a destroyer of stability, prosperity and unity. His legacy will be very negative in history.

  11. Generally concur. I like the fact we have many different cuisines from around the world, proud we hear different languages (provided they also speak one of our two), and like the connections. But I agree keep your home battles there. Many older Canadians remember in 1967 when Charles de Gaulle said vive libre le Quebec and many rightly were angered at a foreign politician supporting the break up of Canada, therefore we should not be advocating for the break up of any country (although if people in a region vote for independence in a free and fair referendum with a clear question and clear majority then we can be supportive). I fully agree with Ujjal Dosanjh and think he has been a strong voice here despite the fact I didn’t vote for either of the parties he ran under.

    I do think though this a trip by the Liberals hoping to portray the Tories as racist as that is all they have left, so my advice for the Tories would be to ignore the culture wars and focus on the economic challenges we have ahead, something the Liberals have been ignoring. Trudeau is incompetent on economic matters and is using virtue signalling as a distraction.

  12. It will be challenging to watch as Trudeau and his ‘henchpeople’, Butts and Telford, put together their election strategy and narrative. The marketing of Turdo will be smooth’ polished and frequent. He will be flashed on covers of all the hip magaznes, he’ll on hip talk and news shows with smiling, fawning celebrity hosts. There will be plenty of foreign money buying cheering youth crowds, ad space and TV time. Personally, I think @CP_HQ must produce, discuss and circulate the laundry list of lies, idiotic quotes, financial and relationship screwups/embarrassments and the legislative blunders that will negatively impact all Canadians. This story board must be taken to every constituency via every media channel available to create the sense of urgency for a Conservative vote and rejection of Turdo and a 2nd term Liberal government. The Conservative message must show the 18-24 and 25 to 39 year old nen and women of the country can and will benefit under conservative policy and nanagement. A Turdo 2nd term will bring an end to Canada. Plain and simple.

    Seems to me Canada is already done thanks to trudeau and Canadians for ALLOWING AND PAYING FOR THIS WHILE DOING ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO STOP IT!

  14. There was a poll done a while ago and it found the majority of Canadian young people have no allegiance to Canada at all. The people that had the most, were elderly people.

    Doesn’t surprise me.

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