A Confederation Lion Has Awakened in Downtown Montreal:  Constitutional Cat on the Prowl!

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!

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Canada 150:  Canada’s Aboriginal Peoples are NOT Victims of Genocide:  on the Contrary, their Populations are Exploding:  Statistics 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

Portrait of a Great Canadian :  Sir John George Bourinot

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

Portrait d’un grand Canadien :  (Sir) John George Bourinot

Source: "John George Bourinot," par George Stewart, dans Les Hommes du Jour, 26ième série. Québec, février 1893. Traduction de P. M. Sauvalle. La petite province de la Nouvelle-Écosse a largement contribué à l'avancement politique, littéraire et scientifique du Canada, ainsi qu'à ses progrès dans l'art et dans l'éducation. Elle a donné à la puissance un … Continue reading Portrait d’un grand Canadien :  (Sir) John George Bourinot

Hon. Attorney General John A. Macdonald on Avoiding State Rights in the Division of Powers of Canada

Source:  Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, 3rd Session, 8th Provincial Parliament of Canada, Legislative Council, Monday, March 13, 1865, pp. 1001-1003 / EXCERPT: / 1001 HON. ATTY. GEN. MACDONALD—The war in the United States is a most disastrous, and even barbarous civil war; but the word … Continue reading Hon. Attorney General John A. Macdonald on Avoiding State Rights in the Division of Powers of Canada