Date: Wednesday, July 11 2001
Topic: International News
"In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart,
Canada stands as a model of how people of different Cultures
can live and work together in Peace, Prosperity, and Mutual Respect."
USA President Bill Clinton in a 1995
House of Commons Address.
For the seventh year in a row, Canada is number 1 in the United Nations
Human Development Index (HDI), which ranks 174 countries in terms of
life expectancy, education and income.