“Our country is better with you in it.”

Our family was saddened to read today ‘Saskatchewan educator and symphony conductor, David Kaplan, dies at 91.’ Dr. Kaplan presided over the Canadian Citizenship swearing in ceremony when Jim finally achieved his citizenship in late 2011. As Jim proudly crossed the stage and held his certificate, Dr. Kaplan leaned in and told him, “Canada is better with you in it.”

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