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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 […]

Tantoo Cardinal receives Governor Genera...

Created in 1992, the awards are presented annually to “Canadians whose achievements have inspired and enriched the cultural life of our country” Tantoo Cardinal has appeared in over 120 film and television projects throughout her 48-year career. She has won numerous awards for her performances and is an Earle Gray recipient, Member of the Order […]

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 […]

Ryan Reynolds receives the Governor Gene...

On Friday, actor Ryan Reynolds received the Governor General’s Award from Governor General Mary Simon. The 45-year-old actor from Vancouver is known for his roles in ‘Deadpool’, ‘Green Lantern’ and ‘The Proposal’ among many others. Reynolds tweeted the news on Saturday morning saying he was a wreck after the award. The tweet also featured a […]

Curfew decreed by the Governor General

The Governor General, His Excellency, Sir David Vunagi has declared a curfew for the city of Honiara from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily from November 26 until revoked. The curfew is necessary for the preservation of public safety under the Public Safety Preservation Act due to the current security situation. During the period, only […]

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 […]

British Columbia Wins Two 2021 Governor ...

Breadcrumb Links local arts Books Tolu Oloruntoba and Julie Flett are two of 14 Canadians to have received one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious literary awards Publication date : November 18, 2021 • November 22, 2021 • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Tolu Oloruntoba of Surrey received the 2021 Governor General’s […]

Inuit author Norma Dunning wins $25,000 ...

A mother of boys, Norma Dunning says she likes to think of her books as her “daughters”, even using the pronouns “she” and “she” to refer to her works. One of her daughters, “Tainna: The Unseen Ones,” gave the Inuk writer something to be proud of, as the 2021 winner of the Governor General’s Literary […]

Vietnamese Ambassador presents documents...

Posted on November 16, 2021 Posted on November 16, 2021 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Le Viet Duyen presented letters of credence to Governor General Dame Susan Dougan on Wednesday, October 10 via the online platform Zoom. According to a statement from the foreign ministry of that country, Le Viet […]

Red Deer Instructor Finalist for Governo...

Red Deer Polytechnic teacher Jenna Butler is a finalist for the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction for her book Reverie: a year of bees. Butler said she uses storytelling to examine bees, natural ecology and climate change. Her book also ended up being a personal account of trauma recovery. Butler said she carried […]

Governor General’s arrival interrupts Re

The delayed arrival of Governor General Mary Simon at the national Remembrance Day service in Ottawa broke a moment of silence for fallen Canadian heroes. Live footage from the ceremony shows Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other officials quietly observing two minutes of silence for veterans at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Before the […]

Two Edmonton women named finalists for G...

Breadcrumb Links Local arts Celebrity Books Author of the article: Justin bell Release date : November 10, 2021 • November 10, 2021 • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation Norma Dunning with her book, Tainna: The Unseen Ones, Short Stories, which is a finalist for this year’s Governor General’s Literary Awards. Photo of […]

Inuit Governor General of Canada sends m...

MONTREAL – November 7 is International Inuit Day and Governor General of Canada Mary Simon sent a message to Canadians on the occasion to talk about her journey to becoming the country’s first Indigenous Governor General, as well as struggles and resilience of its people. “I am a proud Inuk, born in Nunavik, Quebec, in […]

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 […]

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 […]