Our very own Optimus Prime - Macleans.ca

Our very own Optimus Prime

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On the 142nd anniversary of our country’s birth, the Toronto Star asks an important question: why don’t the kids want to play with John A. Macdonald?

They’re giants who saved Canada, so why aren’t their action figures taking the country by storm? 

Andrew and Sonia Nafekh have made it a crusade to educate Canadians with the action figures of Sir John A. Macdonald, Sir Isaac Brock and Sir Wilfrid Laurier they design and sell. But their company, Nafekh Technologies Inc., has yet to turn a profit on the venture, after years of trying.