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Hand of the Week: Hellmuth Stunts on River, Crashes Hard. Who is Go0se, Kirk v. Please try the best alternative which is available for your location: Close and visit page. In world affairs, Borden played a crucial role according to McMillan in transforming the British Empire into a partnership of equal states, the Commonwealth of Nations , a term that was first discussed at an Imperial Conference in London during the war.
Borden also introduced the first Canadian income tax under Income War Tax Act of , which at the time was meant to be temporary, but was never repealed. Convinced that Canada had become a nation on the battlefields of Europe, Borden demanded that it have a separate seat at the Paris Peace Conference. This was initially opposed not only by Britain but also by the United States, who perceived such a delegation as an extra British vote. Borden responded by pointing out that since Canada had lost a far larger proportion of its men compared to the U.
Despite this, Borden boycotted the opening ceremony, protesting at the precedence given to the prime minister of the much smaller Newfoundland over him. Not only did Borden's persistence allow him to represent Canada in Paris as a nation, it also ensured that each of the dominions could sign the Treaty of Versailles in its own right, and receive a separate membership in the League of Nations. During the conference Borden tried to act as an intermediary between the United States and other members of the British Empire delegation , particularly Australia and New Zealand over the issue of Mandates.
At Borden's insistence, the treaty was ratified by the Canadian Parliament. Borden was the last Prime Minister to be knighted after the House of Commons indicated its desire for the discontinuation of the granting of any future titles to Canadians in with the adoption of the Nickle Resolution. In Borden approved the use of troops to put down the Winnipeg general strike , which was feared to be the result of Bolshevik agitation from the Soviet Union. Sir Robert Borden retired from office in He was the Society's first Honorary President between and Nevertheless, Borden would go on to represent Canada once more on the international stage when he attended the Washington Naval Conference in and signed the resulting arms reduction treaty on Canada's behalf.
At the time of his death, Borden stood as president of two financial institutions: Borden died on June 10, , in Ottawa and is buried in the Beechwood Cemetery marked by a simple stone cross. She served as president of the Local Council of Women of Halifax , until her resignation in Borden chose the following jurists to sit as justices of the Supreme Court of Canada:.
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