Baring Brothers: the Real Fathers of Confederation?

28 06 2017

July 1st, the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Canadian federation, is rapidly approaching. In an interview yesterday with CBC Radio 1 Halifax’s Mainstreet Show, Shirley Tillotson of Dalhousie University was presented readers with an overview of why the London merchant bank called Baring Brothers was the “real” father of Confederation. Profesor Tillotson mentioned my research and that of Tom Naylor.



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