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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US could beat Canada in featuring historic Canadian resident on new $20 bill

April 21, 2016 –Toronto    The United States promises to feature a historic Canadian resident on its next $20 bill, something Canada, itself, has never done, but which is long overdue. Harriet Tubman, the famous “conductor” on the Underground Railroad and who lived for eight years in St. Catharines, Ontario, will replace Andrew Jackson on the […]

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Happy 50th birthday to Canada’s independent flag … next stop independent head of state … soon!

Sunday, February 15, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of today’s independent Canadian maple leaf flag. The ultimately successful birth of the flag in the 1960s had some precedents in the 1940s and even the 1920s. And in his excellent Canadian flag history the meteorology professor emeritus from beautiful BC, Alistair B. Fraser, notes that “the […]

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Tony O’Donohue on the coming 50th birthday of our Canadian flag

We’re honoured to have former long-term Toronto City Councillor (and sometime mayoral candidate) Tony O’Donohue on our RN/RC Board of Directors. Tony has been a staunch and active Canadian republican for many years. He was the applicant in O’Donohue v. Canada (aka O’Donohue v. the Queen) — a legal challenge to the exclusion of Roman […]

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