Posts Tagged ‘ Canadian rebellions 1837-38 ’

The beginnings of various regional democracies in what is now Canada, after the War of 1812

Aug 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Heritage Now

The establishment of several regional political cultures of united empire loyalism was one thing going on in the second British North America during the first half of the 19th century. Something of this old imperial and monarchist ideology still has traction in some parts of Canada today. Yet it is no longer at any centre […]



Middle Eastern pro-democracy uprisings ought to remind us of Canada’s Rebellions of 1837-38

May 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Heritage Now

Considering that we admire and support the Middle Eastern rebels fighting to oust corrupt, undemocratic governments, it’s odd that we don’t give greater recognition to the Canadian popular uprisings which tried to achieve the same thing. In the 1830s the governments of Upper and Lower Canada — what are now Ontario and Quebec, respectively —  […]