In today's society, more than half of all marriages fail for various reasons.
It was an immediate, impressive success: the already-ambitious original print run of 154,000 copies had to be increased to 463,500 copies to meet demand.
released in enhanced digital interactive form in October 2013, represents the latest incarnation of a project with a unique history.
Since the first edition arrived in 1985, Canadians have held a claim few others can make: we have our own national encyclopedia.
The idea of covering all branches of knowledge or aspects of a subject in one body of work dates back to 1728 in England.
However, a bilingual national edition produced by, for and about the people of a single country, charting its events, culture, history and landscape, remains rare.
It would be nice if I gained a friend or two in the process as well! I enjoy hiking, cooking and drawing and being at our log cabin in northern Ontario.