Posts Tagged ‘ Canada and British election 2010 ’

What does historic British election and new coalition mean for Canada in 2010?

May 11th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

One hundred years ago today, more or less, was apparently also a historic time in the United Kingdom. On May 6, 1910 (100 years from the date of the British election last week) George V had  become King on the death of his father, Edward VII. Meanwhile an election that took place from 15 January […]

Why are some North Americans so interested in the British election?

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

Back in the 1930s the historian Percy Robinson called Toronto “the citadel of British sentiment in America,” and Ontario “the most British of all the provinces.” He had not spent enough time in Victoria, BC or Halifax, NS — to say nothing of (parts of) Alberta (or Newfoundland, which was not a Canadian province in […]