I discussed the impact of Prince Philip’s death on the royal family and the expanding public role of his son Prince Charles and grandson Prince William with Adela Suliman at NBC News.
My article in the Ottawa Citizen discusses Prince Philip’s role in modernizing the monarchy over the course of his more than seventy year marriage to Queen Elizabeth II. Click here to read “Prince Philip and the Modernization of the Monarchy” in the Ottawa Citizen
I also discussed Prince Philip’s relationship with Canada in a Global News Toronto interview in the Royal Suite of the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Click here to watch “Looking back at Prince Philip’s enduring connection to Toronto, Ontario, and Canada” at Global News
I was interviewed by the Globe and Mail about Prince Philip’s life and legacy. Click here to read “Canada remembers Prince Philip for his ‘humour … devotion to duty’” in The Globe and Mail
I was interview by the Toronto Star about Prince Philip’s supportive role in his marriage. Click here to read “For all his flaws, Prince Philip showed men you can put a powerful wife first” in the Toronto Star
I wrote a tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021) for Reader’s Digest Canada.
I have also been discussing Prince Philip’s life and legacy on Canadian television:
For more of my thoughts on Prince Philip’s long life and lasting legacy, here some of my interviews with Janet Davison at CBC News
I discussed royal history with Maria Puente from USA Today including royal scandals of the House of Hanover in the 18th century and how the royal family has reinvented its public image in past centuries.
I discussed the monarchy in Canada with John Ibbitson at The Globe and Mail including constitutional monarchy as a system of government and the reputations of individual members of the royal family.
I discussed the history of Canada and the monarchy with Alex McKeen at the Toronto Star including the political significance of the 1939 Royal Tour of Canada by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the relationship between news about the royal family and broader social issues, and changing Canadian attitudes regarding the place of the monarchy in Canada in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Earlier this week, I discussed Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview on Alberta at Noon with Judy Aldous on CBC Radio. Click here to listen to “Canada and the Monarchy” on Alberta at Noon.
My latest article in Reader’s Digest Canada discusses little known facts about the royal wedding of 1981 including the backup wedding dress for Lady Diana Spencer, the special chair commissioned for one of the wedding guests, and the concerns that both Prince Charles and Lady Diana expressed before the ceremony.
I discussed royal finances with Ariel Shapiro and Deniz Cam at Forbes Magazine.
I also discussed responses to Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview in Canada and the relationship between the monarchy and Commonwealth with Charlie Mitchell in The Times
I discussed Prince Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview with Ginella Massa on CBC’s Canada Tonight on March 8 including possible responses from Buckingham Palace and Prince Harry’s relationship with the rest of the royal family.
Click here to watch The Fallout over Meghan Markle’s Explosive Oprah Interview (CBC Canada Tonight)
I discussed the impact of Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview on perceptions of the monarchy in Canada with Cassandra Szklarski at the Canadian Press.