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A distinctly Canadian oath – I’ll swear to that - The Globe and Mail
ow can swearing allegiance to a little old lady on another continent mean that? Because, through the Royal Proclamation of 1763, the Quebec Act of 1774, Confederation and the Constitution Act, 1982, we progressively transformed the monarchy into a secular symbol of our democracy and respect for the rule of law. One can swear allegiance to the Queen (as a symbol) and argue for the abolition of the monarchy.
Konrad_Yakabuski  oaths  Canada  Canadian  constitutions  constitutional_monarchies  Confederation 
august 2014 by jerryking
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