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Former Governor General Dame Catherine h...

By Syed Mujeeb In a statement, Dame Catherine’s family said she passed away peacefully this evening, after a long illness – at home with her family around her. She was 90 years old. “Our beloved Cath passed away peacefully tonight, October 31, after a long illness: at home with her family around her, just as […]

Former Governor General Dame Catherine T...

Former Governor General Dame Catherine Tizard has passed away after a “long and distinguished life”. Tizard was Governor General of New Zealand from 1990 to 1996 and has died at the age of 90. His death was confirmed in a statement from his family on Sunday evening. “Our beloved Cath passed away peacefully this evening, […]

First poppy presented to the Governor Ge...

The Royal Canadian Legion Virtual Drop of Poppies on Parliament Hill (CNW Group / The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command) OTTAWA – The first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2021 National Poppy Campaign was presented today to Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary May Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada. Due to the […]

HT TODAY: October 25, 1954 – Political c

Karachi: Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammed Ali reconstituted his cabinet tonight as the whole country was under state of emergency declared by Governor General Ghulam Mohammed due to the collapse of the constitutional apparatus. In the hours following the arrival of Mr. Mohammed Ali by a specially chartered plane, the Governor General discussed with him the […]

Reactions to the attack on the new Irani...

Tabriz Attorney General Babak Mahbub Alilu has issued an urgent order to investigate the attack on Abedin Khorram. “The identity of the assailant has been determined and the matter is being investigated,” he noted.Meanwhile, the East Azerbaijan Ashura Corps of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps issued a statement calling on the responsible bodies to take […]

SBP governor’s statement is a cruel joke

ISLAMABAD: The central leader of the PPP, Senator Mian Raza Rabbani, called the statement of the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on the depreciation of the rupee as a “cruel joke” with the Pakistani people. Expressing his concerns about the depreciation of the rupee against the dollar, he called on the government […]

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason, Barb...

Barbados Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason, 72, is set to become the country’s first-ever female president as she prepares to become a republic, removing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. The statement was made yesterday by Speaker of the House Arthur Holder after all but one member – opposition Senator Caswell Franklyn – cast their ballots. […]

New Zealand’s first indigenous governor

Dame Cindy Kiro was sworn in as New Zealand’s governor general in parliament in Wellington on Thursday, becoming the first indigenous Maori woman to occupy a largely ceremonial role. The Governor General performs a number of constitutional functions in the former British colony, including the official signing of bills and chairing many public ceremonies. They […]

New Zealand takes oath for first indigen...

WELLINGTON, Oct.21 (Reuters) – New Zealand’s first indigenous Maori woman to be appointed Governor General, Dame Cindy Kiro, was officially sworn in in Parliament in Wellington on Thursday, pledging to reach out to migrants and marginalized citizens . Addressing a small audience at the swearing-in ceremony, Dame Cindy said she was proud of her dual […]

Grise Fiord memorialist awarded literary...

Larry Audlaluk’s account of his family’s forced move to Grise Fiord shortlisted in non-fiction category Most writers, even the most seasoned, will never be considered for a Governor General’s Literary Award. For a beginner author, this is even rarer. That’s why Larry Audlaluk, nominated for his memoir What I remember, what I know: the life […]

RAIC Call for Submissions for the Govern...

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) and the Canada Council for the Arts invite architects to participate in the 2022 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture competition. Awarded every two years, the 12 medals recognize and celebrate exceptional design in projects recently built, large or small, by Canadian architects. The medals are among the most […]

Governor General to travel to Germany fo...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced that the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary May Simon, will visit Germany from October 17 to 21, 2021. She will pay a State visit to Berlin and Frankfurt, and represent Canada at the 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair. In Berlin, the Governor General’s program will […]

Governor General visits centenary Jerry ...

FREEPORT, GREATER BAHAMA – Governor General of the Bahamas Sir Cornelius A. Smith visited Jerry Capron, 107, at his home on Sunday to commemorate this milestone. Sir Cornelius presented Capron with a fruit basket and a letter in recognition of the special occasion. Additionally, he said, Queen Elizabeth II will also write a letter and […]