Media Releases

2022

May 19, 2022 - As support for monarchy plummets, misinformation on a republic proliferates - CCR comments on recent out-dated and distorted arguments being presented by commentators to shut down any discussion of Canadianizing the head of state.

2021

November 29, 2021 - Barbados evolves while Canada clings to colonialism - CCR congratulates Barbados on its seamless transition from constitutional monarchy to parliamentary republic. However, it laments Canada ceding its leadership in the Commonwealth in seeking post-colonial and post-imperial independence.

July 13, 2021 - An Indigenous governor general is only a first step toward decolonization - In welcoming Mary Simon as the first Indigenous person to be selected as Canada's governor general, CCR believes that if Canada is to seriously address decolonization, we have to stop acting like a colony and deal with why Canada, in the 21st century, still has a British monarch as our head of state.

January 22, 2021 - The governor general: It's time for reform - CCR calls for the government to follow the recommendations of its own 2004 committee report and reform the Office of the Governor General.

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