Nevermind that to include 1812 would logically mean renaming Canada Day British North America Day because that's what Canada was called in 1812, if only by the colonial power. However, one can understand the Conservatives thinking around this as many of their leaning also believe that life begins when the sperm meets the egg, and not nine months later when a living human exits the birth canal. It makes sense that they'd also believe Canada began when
This stuff stops being funny when it is understood as a form of historical revisionism that ignores inconvenient facts and time-lines. It stops being funny when it glorifies the colonial-imperial military history of Canada. This is a form of history which ultimately leads to needless death and disruption of the lives and livelihoods of a great many at the hands of those who find satisfaction in guns and uniforms and the conquest of territories.