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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Jonathan F. Vance

Jonathan F. Vance is Distinguished University Professor in history at the University of Western Ontario. His latest book is Maple Leaf Empire: Canada, Britain and Two World Wars (Oxford University Press, 2011).

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An Imperial Crisis

Vancouver’s 1914 immigration standoff left many lessons unlearned July–August 2012
Around the time of the First World War, imperial unity was a popular theme for graphic artists. They got a good deal of mileage from decorative groupings of representative imperial soldiers, and even more from families of animals (usually lions) bearing the names of parts of the empire. Granted, one soldier was often placed toward the rear and not all the lion cubs were exactly the same…