The proponents of the ‘cancel culture’ seek to remove statues and memorial stones from our view in an effort to expunge from our collective social memory those people they deem to be ‘blots’ to our history. The positive and valuable contributions to our country made by these men, are portrayed as insignificant compared to their ‘shortcomings’ as judged by today’s standards.
It’s a bit of a reach to say that Canada is somehow contemplated in Daniel Chapter 2. It does not mention Canada or the United States or any of the modern political entities in the world today. But there is something in this chapter that certainly points in their direction.
Dominion Day had been a federal holiday that celebrated the enactment of The British North American Act which united four of Britain’s colonies – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Upper and Lower Canada (which became Ontario and Quebec), into a single country within the British Empire, and named that country The Dominion of Canada.
The story of Canada started in the mind of God, long before the French landed on our shores… that is, if you believe that God is the one who sets up and takes down nations (Daniel 2:21).