Daily Archives: June 30, 2012


From “the infant-monster Confederation” to a Dominion that “thumps you in the heart”: National Unity and the Many Meanings of Canada Day

As cities and towns across the country prepare for fireworks and crowds this weekend, this 145th anniversary of Confederation once again calls into question the meaning of Canada Day and Canadian national identity. Toronto city councilor Doug Ford and his brother, Mayor Rob Ford recently mused on their weekly radio […]