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Canadas Queen: Elizabeth II: A Celebration of Her Majestys Friendship with the People of Canada Patti Tasko

Canadas Queen: Elizabeth II: A Celebration of Her Majestys Friendship with the People of Canada

Patti Tasko

Published January 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780470154441
Hardcover
248 pages
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For more than fifty years, Queen Elizabeth has tirelessly greeted the Canadian public and welcomed the floral bouquets, mementos, and tributes that have been presented to her. She has remarked how she treasures her place in the life of Canada and herMoreFor more than fifty years, Queen Elizabeth has tirelessly greeted the Canadian public and welcomed the floral bouquets, mementos, and tributes that have been presented to her. She has remarked how she treasures her place in the life of Canada and her bond with Canadians everywhere. Queen Elizabeth has travelled to Canada on twenty-two occasions, a remarkable testament to her affection for Canada.In her speech delivered in Vancouver 2002, Queen Elizabeth made the following observations:As we stand on guard in these opening years of the twenty-first century, I see a Canada which is a much respected global player, a major economic force, a valued Commonwealth leader, a great country. It is therefore with special pride that I take this opportunity during my Jubilee year to pay tribute to Canadians everywhere ... It is a privilege to serve you as Queen of Canada to the best of my ability, to play my part in the Canadian identity, to uphold Canadian traditions and heritage, to recognize Canadian excellence and achievement, and to seek to give a sense of continuity in these exciting, ever-changing times in which we are fortunate enough to live.Canadas Queen: Elizabeth II is a testament to Queen Elizabeths reign as Canadas Queen, an enduring pictorial treatment of a remarkable legacy during a formative period of the countrys nationhood.