PART I At Confederation's doorstep, the Fathers of Upper and Lower Canada contended for 72 Resolutions adopted in 1864at Quebec City as the basis of the new country of Canada. In the Legislative Assembly of the Old Province of Canada on Friday, February 7th, 1865, on the subject of the new Confederation, the Hon. Mr. … Continue reading Mistaken Identity: The Founders of Canada Misnamed “EuroCanadians” or “European Canadians” (Part I)
Introduction The Founding Peoples of Canada were not immigrants. They had been born in British North America for several generations. They were the architects and the natural heirs of their own local cultures and form of government. Governor-General's Award-winning historian, J.M.S. Careless, describes the founders of Canada: "Whether ardent Loyalists or indifferent republicans, most of … Continue reading Ethnicity of the Founding Peoples of Canada: Hon. Thomas D’Arcy McGee (1865)
Rousing himself from a long summer’s nap (which dates to July 1st, 1867), the royal feline imperiously surveys all about. He does not like the scent on the air which comes from near and far. At any moment, he will leap from his Sphinx-seat and rush to the defense of Canada, his beloved British North America whose very being and existence are in peril!
Jagmeet Singh is is running for the leadership of the federal New Democratic Party of Canada. Here's what is really behind his campaign, and behind the NDP itself, based on research of the facts and history. (Fuller comment below, after the video transcript.) Love and Courage “Jagmeet Singh for Prime Minister of Canada” Jagmeet Singh … Continue reading Jagmeet Singh for Prime Minister of Canada!
Statistics Canada (#89-645-X) reports the following on population growth of Aboriginal peoples in Canada: "Between 1996 and 2006 the Aboriginal population grew at a much faster rate than the non-Aboriginal population at 45% and 8% respectively. The Métis had the highest growth rate of all Aboriginal identity groups with their population nearly doubling between 1996 … Continue reading Canada 150: Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples are NOT Victims of Genocide: on the Contrary, their Populations are Exploding: Statistics Canada
On February 3rd, 1865, a debate began in the old Legislature of the old Province of Canada (Upper and Lower Canada) on whether to approve the 72 Resolutions adopted by the Delegates at the Quebec Conference of 1864. The 72 Resolutions were a benchmark on which the London Conference built in 1866. They formed the … Continue reading British North America: Built to Last “for Centuries”
Source: "John George Bourinot," by George Stewart, in Les Hommes du Jour [Men of Their Times], 26th Series. Québec, February 1893. French translation by P. M. Sauvalle, re-translated into English by Kathleen Moore. The little province of Nova Scotia has contributed greatly to the political, literary and scientific advancement of Canada, as well as to … Continue reading Portrait of a Great Canadian : Sir John George Bourinot