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Alex Beam

Canada's holey icon: Our eyes glaze over

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / April 12, 2008

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On the first page of University of Toronto historian Steve Penfold's new book, "The Donut: A Canadian History," actor Eugene Levy proclaims: "If there's one thing that is distinct, that is ours, that Canadians can claim as theirs, I'd say it's donuts." On that same page, a resident of Halifax, Nova Scotia, calls doughnuts "kind of a uniquely Canadian thing." ... (Full article: 709 words)

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