But for anyone who saw — or heard about — her speech at last night's Juno Awards (as newest inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame), you'll know what I'm getting at. Besides paying tribute to so many of her peers — living and deceased — she basically told Canadians it's okay to be you, to let your *freak flag* fly, because that's precisely what Canada allowed her to do as she set out on her road to fame. Just beautiful. Here's a Storify version.

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