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Her Majesty's Prime Minister in Canada has announced the issuance of (very belated) battle honours to 21 regiments in recognition of their service in the War of 1812 in repelling Yankee aggression. The units are:

  • The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (RCAC);
  • The Sherbrooke Hussars;
  • The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal);
  • 56th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA;
  • The Royal Canadian Regiment;
  • Royal 22e Régiment;
  • The Canadian Grenadier Guards;
  • The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada;
  • Les Voltigeurs de Québec;
  • The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment);
  • The Princess of Wales Own Regiment;
  • The Lincoln and Welland Regiment;
  • The Brockville Rifles;
  • The Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders;
  • Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent;
  • Le Régiment de la Chaudière;
  • Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal;
  • 1st Battalion, The Royal New Brunswick Regiment;
  • The North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment;
  • The Essex and Kent Scottish;
  • The Royal Newfoundland Regiment.

Full story from the CBC here.

'Monarchy can easily be ‘debunked;' but watch the faces, mark the accents of the debunkers. These are the men whose tap-root in Eden has been cut: whom no rumour of the polyphony, the dance, can reach - men to whom pebbles laid in a row are more beautiful than an arch. Yet even if they desire equality, they cannot reach it. Where men are forbidden to honour a king they honour millionaires, athletes or film-stars instead: even famous prostitutes or gangsters. For spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.' C.S. Lewis God save Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, etc.! Vive le Très haut, très puissant et très excellent Prince, Louis XX, Par la grâce de Dieu, Roi de France et de Navarre, Roi Très-chrétien!

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Better late than never I guess.....
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