My Grandfather had a Joey Shrine. An assortment of memorabilia including the Joey Coin that sat on a corner shelf as a perpetual reminder of the man who saved Newfoundland and Labrador from itself. Confederation is a topic of much debate. Although I occasionally like to stoke the fires I do keep my pot luke warm when it comes to all matters of the 1949 vote.
What about your community? Would you say your community has benefited from being Canadian? Do you feel strongly Canadian yourself? Has your views changed from your grandparents views?