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'Je me souviens, too'—Eugene Forsey and the British Fact
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Eugene Forsey believed French and British glory were Canada’s glory, writes Christopher Dummitt, with a Burkean anti-revolutionary idea of history and an abiding faith in the impartial and benevolent state. Originally published in The Dorchester Review print edition, Vol. 4, No. 2, Autumn-Winter 2014, pp. 9-12. THERE WAS A TIME, not so long ago, when those who were proud of Canada’s British traditions weren’t only conservatives. Labour activists and socialists, Liberals east and west, once spoke naturally of Canada’s place in the British Empire and Commonwealth. No longer. In 2014 the Harper government was accused of creating a new nationalism by harkening back...