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British-Canadian Accent.

July 1 2017 at 9:05 AM
Chris 

If anyone who might have been wondering over the years why old Canadian wartime broadcasts in the 1940's announcers sounded rather quaint, with British sounding accents etc. Here is a story of how our old British-Canadian accent came into being, and died a slow death around the 1950s.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/canadian-dainty-accent-canada-day-1.4167610

http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/vincent-masseys-dominion-day-message


 
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