I'm surprised to read this. Would you say that Henry Brant 'sucks' as a composer? Or Robert Nathaniel Dett, José Evangelista, Robert Farnon, Jacques Hétu, Colin McPhee, Pierre Mercure, André Prévost, Godfrey Ridout, R Murray Schafer, Harry Somers or Ann Southam? I have heard fine music from all these composers. A little unfair to say all Canadian composers are no good.Canadian composers suck. They rate just behind Guatemala in popularity and quality stakes .
You seem prone to slide into generalisations. What about composers such as:Another mystey to me is the complete disappearance of good national composers in britain between around 1690 to 1890. It was handel or... a different peice by handel. Or the beggars opera.