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Canada would not be the first Commonwealth country to consider a break with the motherland

By Sheila Copps       

And if Canada decided to go the route of monarchical abolition, we would face the same question. If not the monarchy, how would we structure a republic?

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, pictured in Ottawa in 2010 during a royal visit. The Hill Times file photograph

OTTAWA—Every few years, the idea of abolishing the monarchy dominates Canadian discourse.

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