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Bill Greenberg covers the scope of Canadian history in his blog on political memorabilia, political collectibles, and rare political books.

Today in History (August)

1 1897 – Sir William Fielding brings in a heavy tariff, but with reciprocal provisions 1946 – Harry Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission 1952 – William Bennett sworn in as British Columbia’s 25th Premier 1972 – Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein have their first Watergate article published 2 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Bob Rae, 21st Ontario Premier, […]


Bill’s 6: Greatest Prime Ministers Canada NEVER Had

The first of my political 6 seemed quite popular with everyone.  And, they’re fun to write.  Sooooo….this week, I’m going to pick the 6 greatest Prime Ministers that Canada never had.  First, the ground rules…It cannot be someone that led a party in an election.  Voters had the option of making them Prime Minister and […]

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Bill’s 6: Biggest Political Bone-Head Moves (Canada)

As promised when I launched the I am introducing a new feature to my blog.  Bill’s 6 will be top 6 lists on a variety of topics.  This week is the first. In putting this list together, I want to point out that I specifically chose not to include areas of public policy.  Governments are […]