Republic Now ad campaign is a first, and a grassroots push

May 18, 2016 –Toronto   As Victoria Day approaches, Republic Now announces an ad campaign to help ensure Elizabeth II is the last British monarch to reign over Canada. Republic Now plans to take out ads on public transit that challenge Canada’s habit of plagiarizing Britain’s head of state. It’s the first ad campaign to ever […]

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Union Jack is just the tip of the flagpole

You’ll forgive Syrian refugees who arrived Friday if they’re a little confused about where they’ve landed. Ottawa ordered all federal facilities to fly the British flag on December 11–including at airports. It does so every year to mark the anniversary of the Statute of Westminster, the British act which finally recognized Canadian nationhood in 1931. […]

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Australia’s Governor-General backs an Australian Republic

The Queen’s representative in Australia, Governor-General Quentin Bryce, has declared support for her country becoming a republic in an extraordinary speech which is set to reignite debate about the nation’s ties to Britain. Ms Bryce became the first Governor-General to back an Australian republic – a position which puts her at odds with Prime Minister, […]

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