Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian Navy ’

Sunny Ways : Imperial Preference, New Boom, and Last Best West, 1896–1911

May 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Heritage Now

The late 19th century Canadian liberal nationalist light that failed was Edward Blake —  founder of the early 21st century business law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (aka “Blakes”), with offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Montréal, New York City, London (England), Beijing, and Manama (Bahrain). Blake came from a well-off progressive family of […]



Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadians are back (or will be soon?)

Aug 17th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

Now that the new Harper Conservative majority government (still elected by less than 40% of the Canadian people) has restored the pre-1968 “abject colonial” names of “Royal Canadian Navy” and “Royal Canadian Air Farce,” related new rumours are heating up in Ottawa (aka “the last lumber village before the North Pole”). Sooner than anyone may […]