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Replica of British North American Act, 1867

Title

Replica of British North American Act, 1867

Subject

Canada
History
Confederation
British North America Act (1867)
Freedom of Religion

Description

Above, is an exact replica of the BNA Act, sent to Canada by the British government, in honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday. The BNA Act was a symbolic piece of Canadian History, especially one of religious significance, as it protected freedom of religion (at least for Christians) in the new country.

Creator

Photographer: Rod, MacIvor
Ottawa Citizen

Source

Rod, MacIvor/Ottawa Citizen/Files. "BNA Act". Online: www.ottawacitizen.com. Postmedia Network Inc., 30 Dec. 2012

Publisher

Ottawa Citizen, online: www.ottawacitizen.com
Postmedia Network Inc.

Date

30 December, 2012

Rights

(c) Rod, MacIvor
(c) Ottawa Citizen
Postmedia Network Inc.,

Relation

Randy Boswell, "When Canada turns 150: Time to get the BNA Act into Canadian hands, former archivist says" PostMedia News (December 30, 2012), online: http://www.canada.com/when+canada+turns+time+into+canadian+hands+former+archivist+says/7758110/story.html

Format

image file/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photograph
Still image

Original Format

Photograph

Files

replca of bna act.jpg

Citation

Photographer: Rod, MacIvor and Ottawa Citizen, “Replica of British North American Act, 1867,” Exhibits, accessed July 23, 2024, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2347.