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Governor’s Statement November 29 Capsize

By Dana Malcolm Editor-in-chief #TurksandCaicos, November 30, 2021 – “I want to be clear from the start; this bill will in no way have an impact on families or individuals who wish to enjoy the beaches of the Turks and Caicos Islands. This was Prime Minister Washington Misick’s response to the public outcry over the […]

The Governor General of Barbados will as...

On Monday, Barbados will become the first country in nearly three decades to leave the Commonwealth of Nations, in line with Parliament’s September decision to introduce a constitutional amendment that repeals the 1966 rule, when the Caribbean country ceased to be a British colony, but maintained dependence on the Crown. After being chosen by Parliament […]

Ryan Reynolds receives 2021 Governor Gen...

OTTAWA – Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds is the recipient of the 2021 National Arts Center Award. The award, which is part of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards, recognizes work of extraordinary nature and significance in the performing arts by an artist or company during the last year of performance. Recipients are selected by the […]

Governor General emphasizes ‘lifelong jo

“We cannot hide from these findings. They open deep wounds, ”she said in French. At the same time, she said there was hope. “Reconciliation is not a one-off act and has no end date. It is a lifelong journey of healing, respect and understanding, ”she said. Simon, who was born in Kangiqsualujjuaq, in the Nunavik […]

Governor General and federal party leade...

OTTAWA –The Governor General, the Prime Minister and other Canadian leaders issued statements Thursday recognizing the courage of the women and men who have served and continue to serve the country. Governor General Mary Simon, who attends Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial alongside other dignitaries, said the day is a time of […]

Governor General Welcomes New Heads of M...

OTTAWA, ON, November 3, 2021 / CNW / – Today, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary May Simon, Governor General of Canada, welcomed three new heads of mission to Canada during a formal presentation ceremony at Rideau Hall. Upon arrival in Canada, new heads of mission must present their credentials to the Governor General before […]

Children’s book shortlisted for Governor

Brittany Luby hopes her children’s book – which was shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award – will inspire young people to connect with loved ones and the natural world around them. Mii maanda ezhi-gkendmaanh: This is how I know, written by Luby and illustrated by Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley, tells the story of an […]

Media Advisory – Governor General to Wel

OTTAWA, ON, November 1, 2021 / CNW / – Members of the media are invited to Rideau Hall to cover the presentation of the credentials of three new Heads of Mission to Canada. During the ceremony, the following new Heads of Mission will present their credentials to the Governor General: Her Excellency Immaculate Nduku Musili […]

Statement by Governor General Dame Cindy...

Monday, November 1, 2021, 6:47 a.m.Press release: Government Palace October 31, 2021 The Governor General, the Right Honorable Dame Cindy Kiro and Dr. Richard Davies were saddened by the news of the death of Dame Cath Tizard. “Dame Cath will always hold a special place in our history as the first woman to be appointed […]