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 […]