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English Canadian

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(Peoples) a Canadian citizen whose first language is English, esp one of English descent
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It is written from the perspective that anglophone Canadians are, and always have been, very much like Americans outside the South, that Canadian leaders have best advanced their country's interests by pursuing good relations in Washington, and that more "often than not .
And in an exchange taken from the Inroads listserv during the campaign, Louis Germain and Gareth Morley engage some of the fundamental questions that francophone Quebecers and anglophone Canadians have struggled with for decades.
Nonetheless, it was a turning point in the North American theater, and the drama of the engagement, involving, as it did, the death of both commanders, Montcalm and Wolfe, has secured it an important place (at various historical moments) in the collective memory of several nations, including those of the British, the Americans, Anglophone Canadians, and the Quebecois.
Although Americanity is more comprehensive than that which emanates from the United States, Anglophone Canadians may be particularly reticent about being enveloped by the United States, as Siemerling and Castreel note in their chapter, and therefore be critical of the ambiguity of "Americanity" itself: is its referent the United States (as seems implicitly to be the case in some articles), or North America (with or without Mexico) or the hemispheres of the Americas (with or without the Caribbean)--which is what I understand the term to mean?
Quebec scholars mostly of political science but also law, philosophy, and other disciplines, offer critical interpretations of Canadian federalism in theory and practice; the 17 essays were originally published in French in 2006 and were so praised that anglophone Canadians wanted to read them.
According to Aoun, although "the people of Quebec bad-mouthed their English-speaking neighbors all the time; they all admitted that Anglophone Canadians followed a very democratic system," which was very helpful to Canada.
There are some good reasons why this particular novel was so well known among English speakers at the turn of the century and so significant for anglophone Canadians especially, although these reasons have yet to be fully explored.
61) Using the available technology, anglophone Canadians developed imaginative ways of disseminating images that simultaneously memorialized Scott as a martyr while discrediting the Metis leader.
Anglophone Canadians of Anglo-Saxon descent are now only a minority in the total Anglophone-Canadian national majority, resulting from a long history of immigrant integration.
In this sense, Stebbins accomplishes his goal of demystifying what he qualifies as the "The French Enigma" for a vast majority of Anglophone Canadians who lack knowledge and/or interest about the linguistic, cultural, and social realities of the country's Francophone populations.
I am told that there are two million anglophone Canadians who use French on a daily basis.
Anglophone Canadians, quaking in their boots about Quebec's Francophone nationalist and separatist movements, were eager to be alarmed.