Canadians may not enjoy a platinum celebration this month, but the monarchy is here to stay
The federal decision not to strike a medal was a lost political opportunity. In every riding in the country, there are individuals and organizations who would appreciate receiving recognition by way of a royal honour.
Queen Elizabeth, pictured Nov. 12, 2015. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee should be a time of celebration. After 70 years as monarch, Queen Elizabeth is much admired and beloved, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons