Posts Tagged ‘ British Columbia ’

Is the old British dominion in Canada still half-alive (sort of) .. as well as historically interesting?

Sep 15th, 2016 | By | Category: In Brief

For those who may be interested, Prince William and Kate and their children from the UK will begin a visit to British Columbia and the Yukon a week this Saturday. As if in anticipation, the National Post — Conrad Black’s old last gasp of the colonized mind in Canada — has published some remarks by […]



First self-governing dominion of the British empire : Further founding moments, 1867–1873

Sep 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Heritage Now

In the early 21st century it is not easy to think constructively about the now largely vanished first self-governing British dominion of Canada. The  northern North American universe from the late 1860s to the early 1960s is both too remote yet still too close at hand. Then there is the late historian Ramsay Cook’s quip […]