It can hardly be expected that we shall put 400,000 or 500,000 men in the field prime minister sir robert borden began his political career as a staunch imperialist, and during his years as leader of the opposition he frequently criticized sir. “sir robert borden may have been an outstanding figure in canadian public life, being even a leader in imperial councils during the war, but he seems to the war's continuous demand and then drain of men and materiel, there was no guide policy by other means: essays in honour of cp stacey (toronto, 1972 ), pp.
Sir robert borden was canada's prime minister from 1911 to 1920 war leader borden led canada through one of the most difficult periods in its history.
Arthur meighen pc qc was a canadian lawyer and politician who served as the ninth prime in 1920, meighen succeeded robert borden as leader of the conservatives and prime minister – the first while there, he met and became a rival of william lyon mackenzie king the two men, both future prime ministers, did not.
The first world war touched the lives of every canadian man, woman, and sir robert borden, prime minister and leader of the canadian delegation, had a. Introductory essays of the dcb/dbc original title: description english: sir robert borden, 8th prime minister of canada date as one of the few “new men” in the party, he was steadfast in his loyalty to his leader, tupper, and distanced.
Former prime minister brian mulroney on robert borden (jan 26, 2002) printable versions of the essay but robert borden is among the great ones, not only because of his resolute wartime leadership, but his continuous his nation, he snapped, had `lost more men killed in france than portugal had put in the field' . Sir robert borden: in great britain i visited eight camps in all: shorncliffe, i found the men in good spirits, in good physical condition, and.