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  Monarchy in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch and head of state.
Today, virtually all of the Queen's Canadian duties are performed by her representatives in Canada, the Governor General and the Lieutenant Governors of the provinces, though occasionally the Queen's authority is appealed to by Canada's partisan political leaders.
Prominent critics of the monarchy such as Citizens for a Canadian Republic point out that the Act of Settlement explicitly excludes Roman Catholics from the throne and the Queen is Supreme Governor of the Church of England, requiring her to be an Anglican.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/m/mo/monarchy_in_canada.html   (2641 words)

  
 Monarchy in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a Commonwealth Realm with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch.
The Constitution Act, 1867 states that the Command-in-Chief of the Canadian Armed Forces is vested in the Queen, but the Letters Patent of 1947 specify that the title and its duties are held and performed by the Governor General of Canada on behalf of the Sovereign.
Tony O'Donohue, a Canadian republican and civic politician, observed that the Act of Settlement 1701 explicitly excludes Roman Catholics from the throne and the Queen is Supreme Governor of the Church of England, requiring her to be an Anglican.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_monarchy   (5633 words)

  
 Arguments for Monarchy - Canadian Monarchist ONLINE
Constitutional monarchy allows the celebration of public social events, such as the marking of collective anniversaries and the bestowal of honours, to be free of the taint of partisan politics.
Canadians participate fully in their Queen's life; they are involved in her activities during home-comings and through the media.
The Queen is the emblem of Canadian citizenship.
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This was an occasion on which the Queen played a significant role in Canadian government, though as the monarch's advisors made clear, she felt bound follow the advice of the prime minister, who was answerable to cabinet, parliament, and the Canadian electorate.
Monarchists argue that having a monarchy, with a Queen of Canada and a governor-general, is one of the key identity differences between the United States and Canada and thus an important way to maintain the country's independence from its southern neighbour, an ongoing theme in Canadian culture and politics.
Citizens for a Canadian Republic in March 2004 proposed measures to avoid constitutional deadlock by advocating a parliamentary reform of the office of the governor general, an office generally expected to be transformed into a presidency should the monarchy end.
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 Queen of Canada - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is a Constitutional Monarchy with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch and head of state.
In recent years however, some Canadians, such as Deputy Prime Minister John Manley have advocated the abolishment of the Canadian monarchy, and the establishment of a republic with head of state as a fully Canadian office.
Arguments against the monarchy claim that its abolition would be a blow for democracy and remove an unnecessary expense for the Canadian taxpayer.
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 Monarchy-Free Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Queen Elizabeth II took the Canadian document seriously; it was said that the Queen even accepted four of the proposals.
The case "could change Canadian history" because of its minute potential to have the Crown declared unconstitutional, said Tom Freda of the group Citizens for a Canadian Republic, who are supporting O'Donohue's case.
A self-governing constitutional monarchy since 1966, Barbados' main obstacle to taking the plunge is the questions surrounding the present role of the British Privy Council which serves as the final appeals court for the nation of 275,000.
www.monarchyfreecanada.org   (2285 words)

  
 Mad Papers, Term papers, Vol.77, Pg.31, 051021
Addresses the question of whether English Canadian art, from 1759 to 1830, was influenced by the military background of the artists.
Because the American and Canadian relationship is uneven to begin with, it has been no surprise that the United States has benefited disproportionately to the agreement.
He discusses how Canadian schools have tried to produce in children a sense of civic duty, a patriotic spirit, and schools that existed to train citizens of Canada.
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 Directory - Regional: North America: Canada: Society and Culture: Politics: Issues: Monarchy
Citizens for a Canadian Republic  · cached · Articles, resources and contact information for this organisation which seeks to abolish the monarchy in Canada and replace the Queen with a Canadian head of state.
Modernizing Canada's Monarchial System  · cached · Professor John Trent of the University of Ottawa is the author of this essay examining the failure of the crown in fulfilling the functions required of a head of state in Canada and advocating the creation of a republican form of government.
Canadian Monarchist Online  · A non-partisan website dedicated in educating the Canadian public about the Canadian monarchy, and to counter republican claims.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=479388   (305 words)

  
 Michael A. Dobbin @ Dobbinnian.com - The Monarchy in Canada
The most notable expressions of this include the profile of Elizabeth II on Canadian coins and bank-notes, the use of the crown to represent authority, the traditions of the government and Parliament, the ongoing use of the Union Jack on the Canadian coat-of-arms and in provincial emblems to name a few.
And yet monarchy was an important enough issue for Australians that they went to the polls on a referendum to decide the issue.
Century, Canadians and Parliament would have all sorts of ideas and recommendations as to who, what or how their new monarch should come to be.
www.dobbinnian.com /writing/monarchy_in_canada.htm   (1815 words)

  
 Mapleleafweb.com: Monarchy in Canada - Canadian History & the Monarchy
While the Canadian colonies could elect representatives, elected officials often had very little power; they were generally responsible to the colonial governor (who in turn was responsible to the British monarch and Parliament).
Although it was a British statute, the BNA Act was drafted entirely by Canadians at the Quebec Conference of 1864; it was passed by the British without amendment.
The process of ‘Canadianizing’ the monarchy began in 1927 with the passing of the Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act by the British Parliament.
www.mapleleafweb.com /features/cultural/monarchy/monarchy-canadian-history.html   (1539 words)

  
 Citizens for a Canadian Republic / History
Canadian settlers as a result of their ordeal would later help mold Canada’s national psyche and assist in perpetuating the
It dies quietly amid outrage at the implications to the monarchy's role.
It would have amended the act of citizenship to better define the responsibilities of Canadian citizenship and delete reference to Queen Elizabeth II and her heirs and successors.
www.canadian-republic.ca /history.html   (4643 words)

  
 Monarchy-Free Canada - Republican Quotations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canadians, who have often led Australia in constitutional change, would do better this time to follow the Australian lead, and adopt a minimal republican state, one that retains the essence of parliamentary government and changes only the way the head of state is chosen.
Instead, replacing the monarchy with a New Zealander who represents the values and vision of the nation we are, and want to be, means leadership rather than installing a simple figurehead.
Hence the remarkable result: the British Monarchy, one of the sociological wonders of the contemporary world, Europe’s greatest living fossil, the enchanted glass of an early modernity which has otherwise vanished from the globe, has received next to no attention from British social theory.
www.monarchyfreecanada.org /quotations.htm   (1703 words)

  
 Canadian Royal Heritage Trust - National Educational Charity
elcome to the Canadian Royal Heritage Trust.  The Trust is a national educational charity, funded by donations, dedicated to preserving and enhancing the royal heritage of Canada.  The Trust is the country’s leading organisation working to expand Canadians’ knowledge of the Crown, and is available to assist students, academics, the media and the general public.
The Canadian Royal Heritage Award is given annually by the Trust to recognise individuals or corporate bodies that have made an outstanding contribution towards preserving, adding to or making known Canada's royal heritage.
Check here for upcoming events, for Trust and royal news, and to view Canadian Royal Heritage, the newsletter of the Trust, which is sent to Friends (donors) in printed form, and is available to the public on this website.
www.crht.ca   (575 words)

  
 Social Sciences Unit - SSTI - Activity: Canadian Monarchy Dialectic Package   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A monarchy is an outdated system of government has no place in a democracy.
Canadian Patriots Alliance - fostering Canadian unity by advocating constitutional reform, the abolition of the monarchy, and a strong equality based federal republic.
This issue is devoted to the subject of the monarchy in the 20th century and provides good background articles, as well as up-to-date information about the monarchy around the world.
www.sasked.gov.sk.ca /branches/lcc/ssti/canadian_monarchy.html   (1609 words)

  
 Education Canada Teacher Web Directory: Monarchy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canadian Monarchist Online - A non-partisan website dedicated in educating the Canadian public about the Canadian monarchy, and to counter republican claims.
Citizens for a Canadian Republic - Articles, resources and contact information for this organisation which seeks to abolish the monarchy in Canada and replace the Queen with a Canadian head of state.
Modernizing Canada's Monarchial System - Professor John Trent of the University of Ottawa is the author of this essay examining the failure of the crown in fulfilling the functions required of a head of state in Canada and advocating the creation of a republican form of government.
dirs.educationcanada.com /cat/479388   (326 words)

  
 The Canadian Royal Heritage Trust Museum (Diefenbaker House)
In this room, with its restored maple floor and pine wainscoting, the story of the Canadian Kingdom is told through pictures, artefacts and accompanying descriptions, which trace the key moments in Canada’s evolution, under the reigns of thirty-three monarchs, from colonial monarchy to independent monarchy.
Coronations and investitures since Canadian Confederation in 1867, and the regalia and artefacts associated with them, are highlighted in this room, which explores the significance to Canada of the ceremonial side of Monarchy.
Viewed as one ascends the stairs to the second floor, is a print, donated by artist Brian Romagnoli, of his original mural painting, which he personally presented to the Queen in 1997 to mark the 500 th anniversary of the Canadian Monarchy.
www.crht.ca /Museum.html   (761 words)

  
 The Monarchist League of Canada: Arguments For The Crown
She is Sovereign of the Order of Canada, Sovereign of the Order of Military Merit, Colonel-in-Chief of numerous units of the Canadian Forces, Honorary Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Patron of many institutions and organisations in various walks of Canadian life.
They readily identify with our Canadian Monarchy which is a living institution of the twentieth century, constantly changing and adapting to our modern way of life.
For Canada at present, the Monarchy involves a small outlay for royal engagements and tours, and the modest Households and expenses of the Governor-General and the provincial Lieutenant-Governors--a figure estimated at about one dollar per person per year.
www.monarchist.ca /why   (2946 words)

  
 Monarchy In Canada Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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The Monarchist League of Canada was formed in 1970 with the principle objective of defending the Canadian Constitutional Monarchy against those who sought to abolish it.
The Canadian Monarchy contributes to Canada a rich tapestry of traditions and ceremonies that have been with us since before Confederation.
The answer is not to throw out the Monarchy and replace it with a meaningless presidency, rather we must maintain our proud traditions, and build upon them to make for ourselves a better future.
www3.telus.net /monarchist/Monarchist-Mandate.htm   (244 words)

  
 Articles - Monarchy in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She is also the Honorary Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.[3]
To do this would make the constitutional principle of Union under the British Crown together with other Commonwealth countries unworkable, would defeat a manifest intention expressed in the preamble of our Constitution, and would have the courts overstep their role in our democratic structure.[7]
Aimers asserts that this wording is not neutral and presents the institution as foreign thus affecting the answers given by respondents.1
www.gaple.com /articles/Canadian_monarchy   (5412 words)

  
 THE LOYALIST'S LAIR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Allegiance to the crown is the highest form of patriotism for Canadians.
Canada has been a monarchy since its inception and should continue to be one.
The only reason Canada exists is because the Northern Colonies (present day Canada) stayed loyal to the Crown during the American Revolution, fought back ten invading American Armies during the War of 1812 (between June 1812 and December 1814) and decided to become a unified country under Queen Victoria at Confederation in 1867.
www.geocities.com /loyal1ca   (236 words)

  
 Queen of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Canada is a Constitutional Monarchy with Queen II of the United Kingdom">Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch and head of state.
Although Queen Elizabeth II is also monarch of the United Kingdom, this doesn't mean that the United Kingdom has any sovereignty over Canada (nor that Canada has any sovereignty over the United Kingdom).
In contrast to Australian republicanism, there isn't much public interest in turning Canada into a republic.
www.city-search.org /qu/queen-of-canada.html   (1062 words)

  
 Ideas and speculations page 16
It could have been no difficult thing in the early and solitary ages of the world, while the chief employment of men was that of attending flocks and herds, for a banditti of ruffians to overrun a country, and lay it under contributions.
The origin of the Government of England, so far as relates to what is called its line of monarchy, being one of the latest, is perhaps the best recorded.
In spite of this mood the November 1999 republican referendum failed, primarily because the republicans were divided whereas the monarchists were united in their opposition to change.
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 Free Term Papers on canadas monarchy
The Governor-General is the Queen of Canadas personal representative in Canada.
The diversity of the Royal Familys origins has a special message for our multicultural society.
For Canada at present, the Monarchy involves a small outlay for royal engagements and tours, and the modest Households and expenses of the Governor-General and the provincial Lieutenant-Governors -- a figure estimated at about one dollar per person per year.
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 Aspects of Can
The Canadian Monarchy: Includes Sovereigns since 1867, Members of the Royal Family, Guidance notes for meeting Members of the Royal Family, Royal Anthem
This section describes some of the symbols that establish the Canadian
Each Canadian province and territory is also outlined, as well as general
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