British Monarchy

Queen Elizabeth Too Sick To Attend New Year's Day Service

CP | Gregory Katz, The Associated Press | Posted 01.01.2017 | Canada

It was unusual for Elizabeth not to attend the service.

Prince George Throws Royal Tantrum At Air Show

Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Parents

He is two, after all.

Canadians Like The Queen, But Not Her Heir: Survey

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2017 | Canada Politics

64 per cent of Canadians support continuing to recognize Elizabeth as Queen, but only 46 per cent would support recognizing her heir.

Quebec Professors File Appeal Against Monarchy Law Passed By Harper

CP | Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Politics

In 2011, Commonwealth countries agreed to modify the rules so that a woman, if she is the oldest sibling, could become Queen.

Man Renounces Oath To Queen After Becoming Canadian

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada

He handed a judge at the citizenship ceremony a letter explaining his decision.

Soon-To-Be-Canadian Says Oath To Queen Is 'Repulsive'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada

He compared the pledge to to a "hazing'' ritual.

20 Things You Didn't Know About The Queen's Record-Breaking Reign

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Living

Long live the Queen!

Kate Middleton Off To Kent For Her Likely Last Official Outing Before Baby

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Living

The Duchess of Cambridge (who, yes, is still Kate Middleton to us) isn't slowing down for baby number two just yet. Following the release of her em...

Why Morrissey Still Matters

Jon Paul Fiorentino | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Music
Jon Paul Fiorentino

Morrissey (as an artist and public figure) has always had the uncanny ability to charm and repel at the same time. His staunch animal rights activism, his hatred of the throne, his refusal to adhere to any of the tenets of accepted celebrity behaviour have often landed him in hot water. But what's wrong with a little hot water when today's music and music industry is so depressingly tepid?

Media Bites: Just Another Royal Pain In the Butt From Britain

J.J. McCullough | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Over in merry olde England, Prime Minister Cameron (enlightened progressive that he is) has been pushing hard with this idea that princesses with brothers should be allowed to become queen, and that monarchs should be permitted to marry Catholics. Not our problem, right? But ah, here's where you're wrong.

Canadian Citizenship -- What's the Queen Got to Do With It?

Anthony Morgan | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Anthony Morgan

To many individuals and families around the world, Canada is rightfully regarded as a resettlement destination that offers immigrants and new Canadians a range of freedom. Why then, is there a legal obligation for individuals to take a solemn oath of allegiance to faithfully serve the Queen, her heirs and successors in order to gain full access to the democratic protections of Canadian citizenship?

God Save Our Queen!

John Brian Shannon | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada Politics
John Brian Shannon

With respect to those who suggest we henceforth do without the British Monarchy, there wouldn't be a Canada without the British Monarchy. This trumps everything as regards this debate. We have real problems in Canada at the moment -- and the British Monarchy isn't one of them.

The Biggest Story of 2011 for Me? The Year the Media Fell for the Monarchy

J.J. McCullough | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

From the grating, excessive hoopla of the royal wedding to a series of overblown "controversies" about the supposed monarchist drift of the Harper administration, 2011 was the year that proved the Canadian press is still capable of abandoning all journalistic principle whenever royalty makes the headlines.

The Queen: She's Just Like Us! HRH Takes Train With Commoners

The Daily Mail | Posted 12.21.2011 | Canada Living

Clutching her handbag and wrapped up against the chilly weather in headscarf and dark green coat it could have been any elderly lady carefully steppin...

You Go Girl

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada

PERTH, Australia - It's taken 300 years, but the old boys club of royal primogeniture has finally been shelved.Sixteen Commonwealth "realms" that stil...

Harper Backs 'Reasonable Modernization' For Royal Succession

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Call it the William and Kate effect.Less than four months after the royal couple wowed Canadian crowds on a cross-country tour, their visit m...

Stephen Harper's Royal History Lesson

Marko Sijan | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada
Marko Sijan

By digging deeply into our royal roots, we wouldn't achieve the "renewed patriotism" Harper, Poilievre and his other Tory cronies covet. Instead, an honest "renewal of historic memory" would expose the truth that modern Canada, like British North America, is a military power that drives civilization to collapse.

A Chillier Royal Reception Expected In Quebec

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - As riot police clubbed anti-monarchy protesters during the Queen's Quebec visit in 1964, three stunned British journa...

Royal Visit Like 1983 All Over Again

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Tens of thousands of Canadians are expected to flock to see the newest royal couple as their tour kicks off next week,...