Posts Tagged ‘ Opinion polls on monarchy in Canada ’

Monarchism’s last gasp as protest against decline of old WASP hegemony in Canada (and Australia etc)

May 17th, 2017 | By Randall White | Category: Canadian Republic

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017. Toronto, Ontario.  This coming Monday we will celebrate locally what is known here in Ontario (and other Canadian provinces) as Victoria Day.  (In Quebec the same holiday is now more sensibly called  Journée nationale des patriotes.) The holiday is nowadays defined as “the last Monday preceding May 25.” And this entrenches [...]



Why does so much of English Canada still yearn for comforts of British empire, even in autumn of 2012?

Sep 25th, 2012 | By Randall White | Category: In Brief

For some Canadians — if opinion polls are to be believed, even for at least a bare majority, coast to coast to coast — the news that “Canada and Britain to run combined embassies” or “Canada, Britain to sign deal to ‘link up’ embassies abroad” or “Canada and Britain to join diplomatic forces” or “Canada, [...]