My article in the Ottawa Citizen: Prince Philip and the modernization of the monarchy

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

My article in Reader’s Digest Canada: Remembering Prince Philip: The Life and Times of a Royal Consort

I wrote a tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021) for Reader’s Digest Canada.

Click here to read Remembering Prince Philip: The Life and Times of a Royal Consort at Reader’s Digest Canada

I have also been discussing Prince Philip’s life and legacy on Canadian television:

Click here to watch my conversation with Suhana Meharchand on the CBC News Network about Prince Philip’s life and legacy.

Click here to watch my conversation with Todd Vanderheyden on CTV News about Prince Philip’s early life and marriage

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

Family dysfunction: Prince Philip’s early life

Why Prince Philip was more than a ‘strength and stay’ for the Queen

No stranger to Canada: Prince Philip’s visits over the years

Globe and Mail Interview: So you want to break free of the Royal Family?

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.

Click here to read “So you want to break free of the Royal Family?” at The Globe and Mail

Toronto Star Interview: Canadians have long been split on the monarchy. Public sentiment may be starting to change

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.

Click here to read “Canadians have long been split on the monarchy. Public sentiment may be starting to change” in the Toronto Star.

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.

Forbes Interview: Inside ‘The Firm’: How The Royal Family’s $28 Billion Money Machine Really Works

I discussed royal finances with Ariel Shapiro and Deniz Cam at Forbes Magazine.

Click here to read “Inside ‘The Firm’: How The Royal Family’s $28 Billion Money Machine Really Works” in 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

Click here to read “Calls in former colonies to drop Queen as head of state after Harry and Meghan interview” in The Times

CBC Canada Tonight Interview: The Fallout of Meghan’s Explosive Oprah Interview

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 also discussed royal history with Kim Hjelmgaard at USA Today

Canadian Press Interview: Harry and Meghan interview invites fresh scrutiny over Canada’s royal ties

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.

Click here to read “Harry and Meghan interview invites fresh scrutiny over Canada’s royal ties” by the Canadian Press

North Americana Podcast Interview: The 1939 Royal Tour of Canada and the USA

I discussed King George VI’s and Queen Elizabeth’s 1939 tour of Canada and the United States with Liz Beatty for latest episode of the North Americana podcast: “How a King, a President, a Railway Empire and a Hotdog Helped Save the Free World.”

Click here to listen to “How a King, a President, a Railway Empire and a Hotdog Helped Save the Free World” on the North Americana website. (My quotes are in the last third of the program).

Toronto Star Interview: When it comes to the British royal family, Canadians prefer the Netflix version

I discussed The Crown series on Netflix with Susan Delacourt at the Toronto Star, focusing on the uneven coverage of Commonwealth history and the complete absence of Canadian royal tours from the series.

Click here to read “When it comes to the British royal family, Canadians prefer the Netflix version” in The Toronto Star

The interview also appears in the St. Catharines Standard

New Reader’s Digest Canada Article: 10 of the Most Memorable Royal Tours of Canada

My new online article for Readers Digest Canada is about 10 Memorable Royal Tours of Canada from the past 100 Years. Although there have not been any Canadian royal tours portrayed in the Netflix series The Crown, the royal family has spent a lot of time in Canada over the past century.

Click here to read 10 of the Most Memorable Royal Tours of Canada at Reader’s Digest Canada