Canadian Military History Gateway
Organization > Library and Archives Canada
Subject > Politics and Society > Domestic Politics and International Relations
A bibliography of French and English resources dealing with Canadian defence policy and military policy. This resource is part of "From Colony to Country: A Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History."
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Octave Crémazie pens a poem using old French-Canadian soldier to personify the hopes and wishes of all French-Canadians at the time of the return of the French navy to Quebec City in 1855. Emperor Napoleon III was renewing commercial relations between Canada and France.
Miniature portrait of Basilique-Benjamin Trottier Desrivières Beaubien, French Canadian lawyer who was involved in the militia. Includes access to descriptive archival record for the artwork.
Portrait en miniature de Joseph BouchetteMiniature portrait of Joseph Bouchette, Surveyor General of Lower Canada. Includes access to descriptive archival record for the artwork.
Prime Minister Borden makes a speech to the House of Commons outlining his government's needs and rationale for introducing compulsory military enlistment on a selective basis.
Bibliography of resources on Canadian involvement in the armed Allied intervention into Bolshevik Russia at the end of the First World War, including information on the Canadian Siberian Expeditionary Force.
Miniature portrait of Captain John Montresor. Between 1758 and 1760, Montresor was present at Louisbourg, the siege of Quebec, and the capitulation of Montreal. Includes access to descriptive archival record for the artwork.
Speech by Prime Minister Robert Borden, in which he outlines his government's rationale for defeating Prussian-German oligarchy and militarism.
Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier's speech before the House of Commons March 13,1900, outlining his government's rationale for supporting Great Britain in the South African War.
Prime Minister Borden, in a speech at the Central Canada Exhibition in September 9, 1918, discusses his wish for a sound policy of maximum use of Canada's abundant natural resources for the post-war reconstruction to come.