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

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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

L’Hon. procureur général John A. Macdonald sur la Nécessité d’éviter de faire à chaque Province du futur Canada une Souveraineté Distincte

Source:  Débats parlementaires sur la question de la Confédération des provinces de l’Amérique britannique du Nord : 3e session du Parlement provincial du Canada, Conseil Législatif, lundi le 13 mars 1865, pp 999-1001 / EXTRAIT : / page 999 L'HON. PROC-GÉN. MACDONALD— La guerre qui sévit en ce moment aux États-Unis, est une guerre des plus désastreuses … Continue reading L’Hon. procureur général John A. Macdonald sur la Nécessité d’éviter de faire à chaque Province du futur Canada une Souveraineté Distincte

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

A Canadian Precedent for Paid Repatriation of Excess Immigrants: The Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) program

Introduction Canada is legally an ethnic federation of its own Founding Peoples who constitutionally are entitled to self-government.  Mass immigration and dissimilar immigration violate that right.  Canada can part Red Sea of mass immigration, and turn the tide back! The Assisted Voluntary Return and Repatriation (AVRR) program was a pilot project of the de facto … Continue reading A Canadian Precedent for Paid Repatriation of Excess Immigrants: The Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) program

Aboriginal Canada:  United We Are Strong.  All Aboard The Big Ship, Confederation !

  Aboriginal Canada!  Come aboard the Big Ship, Confederation !  Departing for ports unknown in the unmapped future.  Join us for the cruise of the Millennium!   The Fathers of Confederation in the Debates of 1865 mooted Canada's future Union under the motto "United we are strong".  The illustration of that motto was a bundle of … Continue reading Aboriginal Canada:  United We Are Strong.  All Aboard The Big Ship, Confederation !

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