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"My solidarity is to Canada and humanity, which is based on justice and decency and being a good citizen of the world, not to an antiquated system of 'royals and royalties, kings, queens, princesses and on."
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We still have a foreign person, a queen living in a castle on another continent -- Victoria's great, great, granddaughter, in fact -- as Canada's head of state. And it's a pretty safe bet that Canada isn't on her mind a whole lot either, if at all. So why do we put up with it? Without question, Canada deserves to have its own head of state, chosen by us and from among our citizens. How have we made it this far without taking the final step to full nationhood? The reason lies with misinformation.
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