Canadians? Bah, We’re Colonians.

February 19, 2008 at 12:10 am 4 comments

Here are some names that were actually suggested for the country we now know as Canada.  These were recommended at the time of Confederation when four provinces–Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia–agreed to consolidate into a single political entity.  Thanks goodness Canada won out.

Britannica

Aquilonia

Borealia

Colonia

Hochelaga

Laurentia

Norland

Superior

Tuponia

Transatlantia

Victorialand

Ursulia

Vesperia.

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. paulmct  |  February 20, 2008 at 5:20 am

    Bring on the Republic of Canada.

    Reply
  • 2. daranee  |  February 22, 2008 at 5:03 am

    I’m quite fond of Norland myself.

    Reply
  • 3. equaltojake  |  February 23, 2008 at 5:24 pm

    What no Canuckistan? Personally I think Borealia is very beautiful.

    Reply
  • 4. C. Fraser  |  February 27, 2008 at 1:27 am

    Canuckistan….perhaps Pat Roberts legacy? Some of the names weren’t too bad…Canada is just so particular though, and, really, very ‘Canadian’ in it’s way.

    Reply

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