Please email the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence today!
They are hearing witnesses on whether to reinstate the Royal Designation to the Canadian navy, and Honourable Senators are split on the issue.
Here is the list of Committee Senators:
Chair: Wallin, Pamela
Deputy Chair: Dallaire, Roméo
Please click on the members' name to review the biography.
Dallaire, Roméo Lib. - (Gulf - Quebec)
Day, Joseph A. Lib. - (Saint John-Kennebecasis - New Brunswick)
Manning, Fabian C - (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Mitchell, Grant Lib. - (Alberta)
Patterson, Dennis Glen C - (Nunavut - Nunavut Territory)
Pépin, Lucie Lib. - (Shawinegan - Quebec)
Plett, Donald Neil C - (Landmark - Manitoba)
Segal, Hugh C - (Kingston-Frontenac-Leeds - Ontario)
Wallin, Pamela C - (Saskatchewan)
The Leader of the Government in the Senate, or, in the absence of that Leader, the Deputy Leader of the Government, and the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, or, in the absence of that Leader, the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, are members ex officio in addition to the number of appointed members, of the Committee of Selection and all select committees of the Senate.
LeBreton, Marjory (or Comeau, Gerald J. ) Ex-officio - C
Cowan, James S. (or Tardif, Claudette ) Ex-officio - Lib.
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Return of the RCN? Canada's naval forces could soon be called RCN
Admirals vs Sailors: The sailors want it, but the admirals don't
Admiral McFadden: E-mail lands naval officer in hot water
Christopher McCreery: No permission from the Queen required
An Elegant Name: Dr. Holloway on the elegance of R.C.N.
A Royal Name Game: Navy says it didn't shut down RCN campaign
CN is a Railway: Senate debates whether Canada belongs in the Navy
Senator Rompkey: The absurd testimony of Senator Rompkey
Commander Thain: Testimony puts Admiral McFadden on defensive
Opposing Admiral 1: Don't Rock the Boat says Admiral McFadden
Opposing Admiral 2: The unfortunate testimony of Admiral Summers
Opposing Admiral 3: The unfortunate testimony of Admiral Buck
Opposing Admiral 4: The unfortunate testimony of Admiral Mifflin
Hellyer Happy: Mr. Milner happy with the Hellyer Legacy
Cliff Chadderton: Canada's most prominent veteran supports us!
Rompkey's Motion: Half exemplary, half unfortunate
Centennial Flag: Dr. Holloway on a Flag that Falls Flat
Senate Debates Motion to Change the Navy's Name
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
The Petition moves along...
April 30: Sent draft petition to The Dominion Institute to seek their sponsorship
April 28: Sent draft petition to Captain(N) Pickingford, Project Manager, Canadian Navy Centennial Project
April 27: Sent petition to Blaine Barker of the Royal Canadian Naval Association and Bob Nixon of the Naval Officer's Association of Canada and Peter Dawe, Executive Director of the RMC Club
April 26: The Monarchist League of Canada members are supportive
April 25: Interesting - even heated - debate over at the Navy, Army, Air Force Forum, where the "Yeas" have it by a two-thirds majority.