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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 3h
With Queen Victoria & Queen Elizabeth II, Canada has had a female Head of State for 102 of the 153 years since Confederation in 1867;
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Blake Brown Sep 25
In 1976 MP Mark MacGuigan, a former law dean (& future AG of Canada), objected to importation of US gun rights discourse into Canada: "The theory of the right to bear arms is not a Canadian theory; it is not a British theory; it is an American theory."
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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 Sep 20
In 1940, the Canadian Government offered the Royal Family refuge for the duration of WWII. The plan was to move them into to Hatley Castle in Victoria, BC. However, The King felt it better for morale if he remained in the UK & the Queen said she would not leave his side.
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Rod Giltaca 24h
Stop chasing the wrong people. Gun owners are highly vetted, good Canadians. They deserve just as much respect as anyone else.
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Blake Brown Sep 24
After the Supreme Court of Canada rejected a constitutional challenge to the Firearms Act in 2000, the Edmonton Journal published this political cartoon suggesting that police, the feds, women, and the courts had voted the gun lobby "off the island".
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ben bradley 23h
i rarely tweet about pre-confederation canada, but cant pass up doing so when the historical figures were made of butter. donnacona and jacques cartier meeting on the st lawrence river c.1535, at the 1908 franco-british exhibition in london.
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Keith Grant Sep 23
Having looked at a draft of this survey, I can say that simply filling out the survey is a great prompt for thinking and conversation--even before the results come in with another layer of insight!
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Kristine Alexander Sep 24
How have colonial Western interpretations of Christian theologies have been to normalize violence and rationalize the corporal punishment of children? Looking forward to learning more about this at tonight's webinar/book launch.
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Lindsay Gibson 14h
Making slides for teaching about Canadian commemoration controversies and realize this slide is great for a Controversial Canadian statues Quiz. How many can you name?
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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 Sep 23
Married in 1947, The Queen & Prince Philip will celebrate their 73rd Wedding Anniversary this November.
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Senate of Canada Sep 21
The Usher of the Black Rod has a significant role in the Speech from the Throne. Learn more about what he does during the ceremony:
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Tina Adcock Sep 17
This should be on every environmental historian's reading list. It is not only stunningly beautiful, powerful, and original. In many ways, I think it also exemplifies what decolonial park history--and environmental history--might look like.
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Mairi Cowan Sep 23
Delighted to have contributed a chapter to this book carefully and generously edited by and .
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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 Sep 22
In 1858, to avoid confusion with Colombia in South America & New Caledonia in the Pacific, Queen Victoria joined the Hudson Bay Company’s districts of Columbia & New Caledonia together & named the colony, “British Columbia”.
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LoPInformation Sep 22
in 1988, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney rose in the House of Commons to offer a formal apology to Japanese Canadians for their internment during the Second World War
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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 Sep 24
During World War II at 18-years old Queen Elizabeth II, then a princess, trained in London as a mechanic & military truck driver.
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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 Sep 21
Last week, John Turner, Canada’s 17th Prime Minister died at the age of 91. Did you know that in letters written by the late Princess Margaret (The Queen's sister), she stated that she & a young Turner "nearly married" after meeting in British Columbia in 1958?
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Canadian Crown 🇨🇦 Sep 18
Yousuf Karsh was an Armenian-Canadian photographer from Montreal, Quebec, and a favourite photographer of The Queen. Photographing her as a Princess and later as Queen from 1943 until 1987 - some of the most iconic pictures of The Queen are by Karsh.
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Andrea Eidinger, Ph.D. Sep 19
New blog post! Justice Ruth Ginsburg and Jewish Tradition on Rosh Hashanah
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Canada's History Sep 24
As we mark Canada's History magazine’s centennial, we reflect on the past, but we also want to share our aspirations for the future.
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