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Reciprocity — Réciprocité

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(Unlimited reciprocity)
THE AMERICAN: I like it better than you.
JEAN BAPTISTE: With a diet like this my dog will die.
Le charivari, Montréal, 28 February 1891

John Innes, The Prairie Illustrated, Calgary, 11 March 1891




"When the workers of Canada wake up they will find that Protection is only one among the several economic fangs fastened in their "corpus vile" by the little group of railroad men, bankers, lumbermen and manufacturing monopolists who own their country."
                                                        J. A. Hobson, Canada Today, 1906 




"We are preparing to annex Canada . . . I am for it [reciprocity] because I hope to see the day when the American flag will float over every square foot of the British North America possessions clear to the pole! They [Canadians] are people of our blood. They speak our language. Their institutions are much like ours . . . I do not have any doubt whatever that the day is not far distant when Great Britain will see all of hear North American possessions become part of this Republic. That is the way things are tending now."
                     James Clark, Speaker of the House of Representatives,  14 February 1911


J. S. Pughe, Puck, New York, 2 March 1911, Library of Congress LC-DIG-ppmsca-25827

[THE INTERRUPTED CEREMONY, CLERGYMEN TAFT: Into this common-sense estate of reciprocity these two persons present come now to be joined. If any man can show just cause why they may not lawfully be joined together, let him now sp / CHORUS OF SELF-PROTECTED MONOPOLIES: We object!]
Keppler, The interrupted ceremony, Puck, New York, 8 March 1911, Library of Congress LC-DIG-ppmsca-27717







Library and Archives Canada, Acc.No. R1300-1 



"No Truck nor Trade with the Yankees!"
              Conservative Party slogan, 1911

"We must decide whether the spirit of Canadianism or of Continentalism is to prevail on the northern half of this continent."
                                                                                             Robert Borden



Émile Renouf, The Helping Hand












Vote Liberal. LAC e010784435, 1930