Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden, a great internationalist,
was the chief architect of Canada's independence.
— Heath Macquarrie, emeritus senator, in a letter to the editor
printed in The Globe and Mail on 4 January 2000.
Robert Laird Borden, Prime Minister of Canada 1911-1920, was born at Grand Pre,|
Kings County, Nova Scotia, on 26 June 1854; he died at Ottawa on 10 June 1937.
He was a leading figure in the achievement of Dominion Status, and in the transition
from the British Empire to the British Commonwealth of Nations. His leadership during
World War One was remarkable...
[The Canadian Encyclopedia, Year 2000 Edition
McClelland & Stewart Inc., Toronto, 1999]
Links to Relevant Websites
Sir Robert Laird Borden by Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Sir Robert Laird Borden by Wikipedia
Sir Robert Laird Borden by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Robert Laird Borden
New England Planters And Borden Genealogy Berwick Register, 1 July 1954
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