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Ottawa, December 4, 2012
Graham Fraser - Commissioner of Official Languages

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Footnote 1

John Ralston Saul, Reflections of a Siamese Twin: Canada at the End of the Twentieth Century, Toronto, Viking, 1997; p. 175.

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Footnote 2

Richard Gwyn, John A.: The Man Who Made Us, The Life and Times of John A. Macdonald, Volume One: 1815–1867, Toronto, Random House Canada, 2007, p. 323.

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Footnote 3

Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British North American Provinces, 3rd session, 8th Provincial Parliament of Canada, Quebec, Hunter, Rose & Co, 1865, pp. 944–945.

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Footnote 4

Matthew Hayday, “Fireworks, Folk-dancing, and Fostering a National Identity: The Politics of Canada Day,” The Canadian Historical Review, vol. 91, no. 2, June 2010, pp. 287–314.

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Footnote 5

Lester B. Pearson, Notes for the Prime Minister’s remarks at the opening of Expo ’67, Montreal, April 27, 1967, Ottawa, Office of the Prime Minister, 1967, p. 3. On-line version ( accessed November 29, 2012.

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Footnote 6

Sarah Jennings, The NAC in a Nutshell,

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