Should Canada Cease to be a Monarchy?: Canadian Republic vs. Monarchy Debate
08 Jan, 2010
"Should Canada Cease to be a Monarchy?"
Debate about Canada's status as a Monarchy continues to grow across the country in the wake of Prince Charles' visit to Canada this past fall. This debate concerning the future of Canada's Monarchy featured Tom Freda, National Director of Citizens for a Canadian Republic, and Garry Toffoli, co-publisher of Monarchy Canada Publications. The debate was moderated by the Toronto Debate Society and was followed by questions from the audience.
Tom Freda is a co-founder of Citizens for a Canadian Republic and has been its National Director since 2002. He studied Applied Arts at the Sheridan Institute in Oakville, Ontario and Fine Arts and Political Science at Toronto's Ryerson University.
Garry Toffoli is co-publisher of Monarchy Canada Publications and has written for a number of years on royal and heritage subjects and co-authored Royal Spring, Royal Observations, and the historical chart Canada's Kings and Queens.