This week marks the 175th anniversary of the rebellion in the Canada which led to the introduction of responsible government in Canada and to the eventual union of the colonies, which would culminate in 1867 in the confederation of British North America.
Let us all remember this event, and do our part to ensure the legacy of responsible government when we make our choices at the ballot box.
(Toronto Star. Upper Canada rebellion helped pave the way for so-called responsible government. Accessed: December 2, 2012 from http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/1296057–upper-canada-rebellion-helped-pave-the-way-for-so-called-responsible-government)