Today, I celebrate a very personal anniversary.
Exactly 30 years ago today, I arrived in Canada.
Exactly 27 years ago today, I became a Canadian citizen.
Since my parents and I refused to swear our oath of allegiance on either the Bible or the Koran, and the bureaucrats did not know what to do, I suggested we swear it on a picture of The Queen. So, that is what we did!
Exactly 3 years ago today, Aqsa Parvez was murdered by her family for the crime of wanting to be a Canadian – just like I became!
Excuse me – I have to go cry…