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Monday, May 01, 2006
Monarchy in Canada not just for Anglo-Saxons

One of the great republican lies about Monarchy in Canada is that it is just a means to preserve an Anglo-Saxon - or exclusively British - political, social, and economic predominance. Since the days of Trudeau, this took on the form of "urban myth" amongst new immigrant communities.

However, there exists a much older tradition that sees the Monarchy as the best guarantor of the rights of the newly minted Canadian, and a superior model for social integration into the society than the American model.

Larry Zolf has recently penned an article that articulates this view very accurately - and quite from the heart.

Please read it here:

Larry Zolf: The Queen at 80

posted by shaftesbury

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