ROYAL NAVY

Lamenting the War of 1812

The War of 1812 presentation is a painless history lesson that changed the direction of both Canada and the U.S -- and was completely unnecessary. As one soldier of 1812 laments, it pitted people of the same background against one another. For what? No one is sure.

Is it Time For a Referendum on the Monarchy?

I suspect most Canadians don't mind the monarchy being in the background. However, if the Conservatives keep trying to reinforce our ties to the monarchy, the public will begin to take a closer look at the issue and evaluate what remains of those ties.

Stephen Harper's Royal History Lesson

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.
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Hardly a Hidden Agenda

I am enjoying all the debate that Harper's addition of the word "Royal" to our navy and air force has created. Some suggest that Harper is trying to recast our history so that it is seen from a conservative slant. But there is nothing wrong with knowing and understanding our history and that includes our symbols and traditions.
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Twitter Reacts To Royal Namechange

The Conservatives announced Tuesday that the Canadian air force and navy will, once again, have the word Royal in their names. The units, formerly known as Maritime Command and Air Command, will be kn...
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A Royal Rift In The Ranks?

The federal NDP caucus is split over the Conservative government’s decision to return a royal label to the Canadian navy and air force. As Huffington Post Canada first reported, the Conservative gover...