Ethnicity of the Founding Peoples of Canada: Hon. Thomas D’Arcy McGee (1865)

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)

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Jagmeet Singh for Prime Minister of Canada! (I’m kidding! It’s a joke!)

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! (I’m kidding! It’s a joke!)

Brief Insight:  How Dates of Colonization and Levels of Rootedness Influence the Constitutional Perceptions of Canada’s Regions

Big Intro For the purpose of my legal studies, I am currently translating an article by Paul Gérin-Lajoie which appeared in a 1951 issue of The Canadian Bar Review. Paul Gérin-Lajoie was a Rhodes Scholar.  He won the Prix David  (Grand Prix de la Province de Québec pour les sciences morales et politiques, 1950) for … Continue reading Brief Insight:  How Dates of Colonization and Levels of Rootedness Influence the Constitutional Perceptions of Canada’s Regions

1861: Constitution of the Society for the Colonization of Lower-Canada

Introduction en français plus bas. In 1861, in Lower Canada (now called Quebec), a Society was established to promote appropriate immigration into Lower Canada. In the "Constitution de la Société de Colonisation du Bas-Canada", Article I describes the goal and territorial scope of the organization; while the four objectives of the group are set forth … Continue reading 1861: Constitution of the Society for the Colonization of Lower-Canada