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Governor General Urges Young Canadians t...

Governor General Mary Simon today urged young Canadians to learn from the sacrifices veterans and fallen soldiers have made in the past. Simon participated in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony in Ottawa, where she laid a wreath on the National War Memorial near Parliament Hill and saluted Canadian veterans and service members as they marched […]

The Governor-General has a busy schedule...

Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro made a big impression on her whirlwind two-day trip to South Canterbury. As part of his first visit to the region in the role she played in MayKiro demonstrated his ability with the poi, visited school children from the Arohenua Māori school and recently resettled Syrian families, and toured the […]

Illinois Prison Higher Education Task Fo...

Final Report Encourages State to Take Legislative Action Illinois is set to implement a legislative action plan that will significantly improve prison higher education (HEP) after the completion of an assessment and analysis by the Higher Education in Prison Task Force. higher education in Illinois prison. The working group was created by Joint House Resolution […]

His Majesty the King Congratulates Gover...

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to the Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda, Rodney Williams, on the occasion of his country’s National Day. In this message, the Sovereign expresses His warm congratulations to Williams and His sincere wishes for progress and prosperity to the people of Antigua and Barbuda. HM […]

Governor General Mary Simon’s coat of ar

Governor General Mary Simon unveiled her new coat of arms, described as a reflection of her Inuit culture and her “deep connection to the North”. Rideau Hall made the announcement Fridayindicating that the coat of arms reflects Simon’s life story, highlighting not only his ties to the North, but also “his love of family, as […]

Governor General Mary Simon unveils coat...

Governor General Mary Simon unveiled her new coat of arms, described as a reflection of her Inuit culture and her “deep connection to the North”. Rideau Hall made the announcement Fridayindicating that the coat of arms reflects Simon’s life story, highlighting not only his ties to the North, but also “his love of family, as […]

Governor General removes Inuk Johnny Iss...

Governor General Mary Simon stripped Johnny Issaluk, an Inuit actor and athlete, of the Order of Canada. Issaluk, who is from Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, was named to Canada’s highest civil order in 2019. In 2020, he apologized after Inuk filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril released allegations about social networks that he had “caressed” her without permission at […]

2022 Governor General’s Awards in Media

The works and installations of the winners presented at the National Gallery of Canada To see from October 13, 2022at January 29, 2023 OTTAWA (ON), October 13, 2022 /CNW/ – The National Gallery of Canada (NGC), in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, exhibits the works and installations of the winners of the […]

British Columbia writers named to Govern...

Breadcrumb Links Entertainment Books The 14 winners will be announced on November 16. Falkland’s novel All the Quiet Places by Brian Thomas Isaac is shortlisted for the 2022 Governor General’s Literary Awards. Photo by McClelland & Stewart Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases […]

Governor General to Travel to Iceland fo...

OTTAWA (ON), October 11, 2022 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauannounced today that the Governor General of CanadaHer Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, will travel to Reykjavík, Icelandof October 12 to 15, 2022where she will attend the Arctic Circle Assembly and deliver a keynote address. During His Excellency’s visit to Icelandwho comes like […]

Saint Lucia Governor General Revokes App...

Saint Lucia Premier Phillip J. Pierre said he asked the Governor General to revoke the Senate appointment of attorney Stanley Felix, after he appeared in court on charges of perverting the course of justice. In a brief statement, Pierre said he had been informed that Félix, the president of the Senate, “was formally charged by […]

Saint Lucia – Governor General Revokes A

posted on October 7, 2022 posted on October 7, 2022 Saint Lucia Premier Phillip J. Pierre said on Friday he had asked the Governor General to revoke the Senate appointment of attorney Stanley Felix, after he appeared in court on charges of perverting the course of justice. . In a brief statement, Pierre said he […]

Governor General Says Education Key to R...

Governor General Mary Simon says her hope for Canada is to have a nation where all young people can be free from judgment. Simon was speaking to high school students at Mosaic Day in Regina on Thursday, a day before the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. “Education is the key to reconciliation. We need […]

Message from the Governor General of Can...

OTTAWA, ON, September 30, 2022 /CNW/ – Today is an important day, not just for Indigenous peoples, but for all Canadians. National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a day to reflect and remember that when we recognize the truth, listen to each other and work together, we can build a more prosperous country where […]

Veteran-owned businesses will be recogni...

As an initiative of the Prince’s Trust Australia Enterprise programme, the ceremony will be hosted by the Chairman of the Enterprise Advisory Council for Veterans, His Excellency the Honorable David Hurley AC DSC (Retired), Governor General of Australia; and President of Prince’s Trust Australia, the Honorable Julie Bishop. CBA Small Business Banking Executive Director Clare […]

Governor General Mary Simon will visit J...

Governor General Mary Simon is set to visit the James Smith Cree Nation to share her condolences with families affected by the Saskatchewan stabbings on Wednesday, according to an email from the Governor General’s Secretary’s Office Tuesday evening. The knife attacks in Saskatchewan, which occurred over Labor Day weekend this year, are considered one of […]

Recalling the Governor General | The Sp...

A recent piece in The Australian concerned a proposal that in the 1970s then Prince Charles (now King Charles III) could become Governor General of Australia. Paul Kelly made the following observation regarding Sir John Kerr’s sacking of Gough Whitlam: Kerr always knew the prime minister had the constitutional power to impeach him. Certainly, Kerr […]

Wellington beef, $230 flowers: More deta...

Breadcrumb Links New Canadian politics Canada Invoices recently obtained from catering and ground handling providers in Ottawa, the UK and the Middle East reveal that the excursion actually cost taxpayers $99,362. Publication date : Sep 23, 2022 • 2 hours ago • 4 minute read • 171 comments Governor General Mary Simon arrives in Dubai […]

PM Justin Trudeau and Governor General M...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that he and Their Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser will travel to the United Kingdom on September 16 to attend Her Majesty’s State Funeral Queen Elizabeth II, which will take place in London on September 19, 2022. The Prime Minister […]

The Governor General and the Prime Minis...

Following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Office of the Governor General has ordered the book of condolences to be opened on September 9 in the foyer of the Bahamas Senate. Prime Minister Hon. Philip E. Davis, KC, MP, signed the book immediately after His Excellency the Governor General, the Right Hon. […]

Today in Canadian Political History: Gov...

Queen Elizabeth made history on this date in 2015 when she surpassed Queen Victoria’s service record as a monarch. At Rideau Hall, then-Governor General David Johnston enthusiastically marked the day and Her Majesty’s special achievement. “The reign of Her Majesty the Queen of Canada has reached 23,226 days, 17 hours and 23 minutes,” the GG […]

Queen’s death: Governor-General reveals

Australia’s Governor-General spoke about the early morning phone call he “desperately” didn’t want to receive, telling him that Queen Elizabeth II had died. A brooding David Hurley, dressed in a black suit and tie, addressed the nation on Friday night and described the dreaded call that came from Buckingham Palace at 1.38am Adelaide time. “I […]

Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro on Quee...

Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro said the late Queen had provided a “sense of continuity and stability” to New Zealand. Dame Cindy Kiro speaks to the media following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver Dame Cindy Kiro spoke at a press conference this morning. Watch the Governor General’s speech here: […]

Five Calgarians to receive Governor Gene...

Breadcrumb Links Local News Albertans are among 47 Canadians honored by the Governor General on Friday Publication date : Sep 07, 2022 • September 7, 2022 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation (FILES) In this file photo taken November 23, 2021, Governor General Mary Simon delivers the Speech from the Throne in the […]

A few questions about the Governor Gener...

It’s the story of a story that no one else seems to consider a story. When the story is about the Governor General’s rather odd support of an $18 million charity, on the heels of the Governor General’s rather odd silence at the time of Scott Morrison’s rather odd collection of secret ministerial jobs, well […]

The office of governor general is no lon...

While Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has downplayed the role of Scott Morrison named Australia’s Governor General David Hurley’s role in the multiple ministries saga, there are clear signs that the role played by ‘Her Majesty’s Representative in the Commonwealth’ was problematic. As the recently published documents regarding the revelation of the appointments, Morrison has been […]

Morrison Inquiry Risks Confusing Governo...

How does Prime Minister Albanese frame the Morrison inquiry without confusing the governor general, asks a political columnist MICHELLE GRATTAN. Solicitor General Stephen Donaghue perfectly summed up Scott Morrison’s political misdemeanor by having himself secretly appointed to all of these departments. Michelle Graton. Morrison, by not revealing what he had done, undermined Westminster’s system of […]

Trevor Mallard resigns: President inform...

Trevor Mallard has been appointed as New Zealand’s next ambassador to Ireland and will step down as chairman on Wednesday. In a statement, the president’s office said Mallard “has notified the Governor General of his resignation effective from 1:45 p.m. tomorrow (Wednesday).” “The Governor General has accepted the resignation.” Mallard tweeted the response he received […]

Looks like nothing can save the Governor...

Your Say gives readers a chance to say Crikey what they think of the stories we have published. Today you point your arrows at the governor general and the one who would be king. Grant Wood writes: Personally, I don’t think… the position should be questioned, but it’s probably not something Labor will pursue as […]

Former Prime Minister and Governor-Gener...

Former Liberal-National Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Governor General David Hurley, a former army chief, both made defiant statements yesterday defending their joint actions in 2020 and 2021 by secretly installing Morrison in at least five portfolios key ministers in response to the ruling class fears the growing social unrest triggered by the global COVID-19 […]

Governor-General responds to reports Mor...

The Office of the Governor General’s Official Secretary has released a statement regarding reports that former Prime Minister Scott Morrison secretly swore himself into three cabinet posts while in government. “The Governor-General, following normal procedure and acting on the advice of the government of the day, has appointed former Prime Minister Morrison to administer portfolios […]

Australian President and Governor-Genera...

Policy | Ukraine (PAP) mb/mrb/ej August 01, 2022 Duda told a press conference after the talks that he thanked Hurley for Australia’s help to Ukraine in their defensive war against Russia. Radek Pietruszka/PAP Ukraine, China and bilateral relations dominated Monday’s talks between Polish President Andrzej Duda and visiting Australian Governor-General David Hurley. Duda told a […]

Papua New Guinea’s Governor-General trie

Papua New Guinea Governor-General Sir Bob Dadae intervened last week to prevent the country’s national elections from failing. Widely disrupted polls and violence marred voting in this drawn-out election. Dadae granted two additional weeks until August 12 to allow the vote count to be completed. Sir Bob Dadae [Source: Wikimedia Commons] There had been warnings […]

Governor General’s statement regarding H

QUEBEC, July 25, 2022 /CNW/ – Quebec–Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadatoday released the following statement regarding His Holiness Pope Francis’ apology to Maskwacis, alberta: “Today survivors, their families and communities across the country heard His Holiness Pope Francis apologize, expressing words of deep sadness, regret and horror for the […]

Brock staffer shares experience in Canad...

Although Janet Westbury’s stay in Canada’s North lasted for years, she still felt amazed at the magnitude of her long-awaited trip. The Experiential Education Coordinator at Brock’s Faculty of Applied Health Sciences recently participated in the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, which had been postponed from 2020 and aimed to broaden attendees’ perspectives on work, […]

Letter to Canadians from the Governor Ge...

OTTAWA (ON), July 19, 2022 /CNW/ – Dear Canadians, it has now been a year since I became from Canada 30e Governor General, the first Aboriginal person to hold this office. No doubt, my predecessors would share the observation that the first year as Governor General is devoted to better understanding the nature of the […]

Governing Mortgage Lenders: Who Does It?

Purchasing a home is one of many Americans’ most significant purchases. Few people can afford to buy a home outright. Finding a lender like PaydayChampion who believes an individual is deserving of a loan is the first step toward realizing the dream of homeownership. Mortgages play a critical role in the financial system. They can […]

Quebecers File Lawsuit Against Governor ...

Mary Simon is sworn in as Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General during a ceremony in the Senate Chamber in Ottawa on July 26, 2021.BLAIR GABLE/X02562 A group of Quebecers have filed a legal challenge to Mary Simon’s nomination as governor general on the grounds that her inability to speak French violates constitutional requirements for official […]

Elders Reg and Rose Crowshoe Honored by ...

Their shared words and wisdom paved the way for reconciliation for students, staff and faculty at the University of Calgary, and now two Piikani Elders are being honored for their efforts by the Governor General of Canada. On Wednesday, Governor General Mary Simon announced that Elder Reg Crowshoe and Elder Rosemary Crowshoe are both appointed […]

Governor General announces new appointme...

OTTAWA (ON), June 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaannounced 85 new appointments to the Order of Canada and 4 promotions within the Order. New appointees include 1 Companion (CC), 13 Officers (OC) and 71 Members (CM). In addition, 3 people were promoted from officer to […]

Governor General admits announcement was...

The Governor General has apologized for providing testimony for a construction company that has completed renovations to his private home. The Queen’s representative in Australia has admitted he “made a mistake” by agreeing to give a testimonial for a construction company which was posted on Instagram. Governor General David Hurley and his wife Linda Hurley […]

The Governor General serves the Whānau a

Thursday, June 23, 2022, 12:55 p.m.Press release: Kitchen Soup Compassion A warm welcome greeted the Governor General of New Zealand, Dame Cindy Kiro, as she visited the Compassion Soup Kitchen on Saturday June 18. As a volunteer with whānau guests who came for a hot meal, the Governor General’s visit coincided with the celebration of […]

Message from the Governor General on Nat...

OTTAWA, ON, June 21, 2022 /CNW/ – I would like to wish all Canadians a wonderful and thoughtful National Indigenous Peoples Day. Over the past year, I have had the pleasure of visiting Indigenous peoples where they live and work, where culture thrives, and where their contributions to every part of our society are celebrated. […]

Governor General’s meals actually cost $

Breadcrumb Links New National Canadian politics Canada The tab included “three dinners, three breakfasts, two lunches and various snacks for the 29 passengers plus 17 crew members, including flight crew and security personnel.” Publication date : June 17, 2022 • June 17, 2022 • 2 minute read • 196 comments In this file photo taken […]

Statement from the Governor General on t...

Rideau Hall released a statement saying Governor General Mary Simon “shares the public’s concern” over a $93,000 catering bill that her delegation racked up on a government plane while on a work trip to Middle East. Rideau Hall spokeswoman Natalie Babin Dufresne said in a statement shared with Radio-Canada News on June 16 that the […]

Governor General and entourage rack up $...

Governor General Mary Simon and her guests racked up a catering bill of nearly $100,000 while flying to and from the Middle East from March 16-24. According to a question on the order paper asked by Tory MP Michael Barrett, Simon and his 29 guests, who traveled to London, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait […]

Leni Ven receives the Governor General’s

Leni Ven, an undergraduate student who recently graduated with a degree in Data Science from the Cheriton School of Computer Science, received the Governor General’s Silver Medal. The award recognizes a graduate student from the Faculty of Mathematics with the highest overall average. Ven achieved the highest GPA of all students who graduated in Spring […]

Ex-Governor General to Help Lead Dilwort...

House Speaker Trevor Mallard dodged questions about his handling of the parliamentary protest earlier this year. Mallard appeared before a select committee yesterday, ostensibly to answer questions about Parliament’s budget for 2022. But, as the two RNZ and news center detailed, he was mainly questioned by opposition MPs about his decisions regarding the anti-mandate occupation. […]

Ex-Governor General to Help Lead Dilwort...

House Speaker Trevor Mallard dodged questions about his handling of the parliamentary protest earlier this year. Mallard appeared before a select committee yesterday, ostensibly to answer questions about Parliament’s budget for 2022. But, as the two RNZ and news center detailed, he was mainly questioned by opposition MPs about his decisions regarding the anti-mandate occupation. […]

Dilworth School: Former Governor General...

Former Governor General Dame Silvia Cartwright will lead the inquiry into historical sexual abuse at Dilworth School in Auckland. The former High Court and District Court judge was recently admitted to the Order of New Zealand. She will be accompanied by human rights lawyer Frances Joychild QC. A statement from Dilworth School says the pair […]

Governor General and Air Canada CEO Trig...

Canada’s official languages ​​commissioner said Tuesday that his office received a “tidal wave” of complaints last year, sparked by the appointment of a governor general who is not fluent in French and a speech in English only spoken by the CEO of Air Canada. The office received 5,409 complaints in the 2021-2022 period, compared to […]

Governor General and Air Canada CEO spar...

Canada’s official languages ​​commissioner said Tuesday that his office received a “tidal wave” of complaints last year, sparked by the appointment of a governor general who is not fluent in French and a speech in English only spoken by the CEO of Air Canada. The office received 5,409 complaints in the 2021-2022 period, compared to […]

Governor General and Air Canada CEO spar...

OTTAWA – Canada’s official languages ​​commissioner said Tuesday that his office received a “tidal wave” of complaints last year, sparked by the appointment of a governor general who is not fluent in French and a speech in English only given by the CEO of Air Canada. The office received 5,409 complaints in the 2021-2022 period, […]

Kounalakis goes to the general election ...

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The Associated Press projects the incumbent Eleni Kounalakis (D) will move on to the race for Lieutenant Governor General of California. Kounalakis’ opponent is still unknown, but Republican candidate Angela Underwood Jacobs was the second candidate to vote at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Kounalakis, with 52.4% of the vote, and Jacobs […]

Governor General, CEO of Air Canada link...

Ottawa- Canada’s official languages ​​commissioner said Tuesday that his office received a “tidal wave” of complaints last year, sparked by the appointment of a governor general who is not fluent in French and a speech in English only spoken by the CEO of Air Canada. The office received 5,409 complaints in the 2021-22 period, compared […]

The 2022 Governor General’s Medals show

2022 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture Recipient: Tom Patterson Theatre, Stratford, Ont., by Hariri Pontarini Architects.SCOTT NORSWORTHY In Old Town Galt, Ontario, a beautiful contemporary building unexpectedly landed on Main Street a few years ago. Glass pavilions flank a stony 1890s post office, defining a new library branch that combines children’s books, creative spaces, and […]

Message from the Governor General and Co...

OTTAWA (ON), June 5, 2022 /CNW/ – As Governor General and Commander-in-Chief, I congratulate everyone who marks Canadian Armed Forces Day. It has been a year of change and challenge for members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Together, you face hard truths and continue to tackle important issues facing the CAF. A CAF that […]

Australia’s Governor-General slammed for

Australia’s Governor-General David Hurley has come under fire for his ‘disrespectful’ comments about the queen on her platinum jubilee by 2 GB Ben Fordham. It comes after Hurley, Her Majesty’s Australian representative, was asked about the possibility of our country becoming a republic while in the UK for Jubilee celebrations. Australian Governor-General David Hurley has […]

Governor General David Hurley slammed fo...

Governor General David Hurley has come under fire for comments he made about the Queen while representing Australia at her Platinum Jubilee. Mr Hurley was asked about the possibility of Australia becoming a republic, with his subsequent response raising eyebrows after mentioning the Queen’s possible death. “I think right now people are focusing on the […]

Australia’s Governor-General announces ‘

Could Australia become a republic? Governor-General says ‘discussion’ to abandon monarchy will take place after Queen dies as Anthony Albanese names island after Her Majesty Governor General David Hurley has indicated that Australians could change GG suggested Australians have republic talks after Queen’s death ‘When she leaves…there’s a new discussion in Australia,’ Mr Hurley said […]

The Governor General’s Foot Guards celeb

An iconic national institution celebrated in Ottawa on Saturday with the Governor General’s Foot Guards marking their 150th anniversary with a “Freedom of the City” parade. It was a proud moment for member Xavier Marriot, who wore the traditional scarlet red jackets and bearskin hat. “I knew since I was 14 that I wanted to […]

Governor General to Attend Platinum Jubi...

OTTAWA (ON), June 2, 2022 /CNW/ – Their Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaand M. Whit Fraser will go to London, United Kingdomof June 2 to 6, 2022, participate in Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. “Whit and I are delighted to mark a milestone in the life and reign […]

Statement of Congratulations from the Go...

Thursday, June 2, 2022, 11:45 a.m.Press release: government house As the New Zealand representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of New Zealand, and on behalf of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, I am delighted to extend my best wishes to Her Majesty as we celebrate the platinum jubilee of his reign. Few […]

Visit of the Governor General to the UK ...

Tuesday, May 31, 2022, 9:56 a.m.Press release: government house On February 6 this year, Her Majesty The Queen, Head of State of New Zealand, became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Kingdoms and the Commonwealth. On June 1, the […]

David Foster arrives with his wife Katha...

David Foster, 72, is supported by stunning wife Katharine McPhee, 38, as he wins the lifetime artistic achievement award at the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards in Ontario By Ashleigh Gray for Dailymail.Com Published: 3:20 a.m. EDT, May 29, 2022 | Updated: 4:21 a.m. EDT, May 29, 2022 David Foster and Katharine McPhee were a […]

Tomson Highway at 70: Music, Writing and...

Breadcrumb Links local arts Entertainment After four decades of work that includes award-winning plays and books, there’s no sign the Cree author and playwright is slowing down. Aboriginal playwright Tomson Highway will receive a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for lifetime achievement. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are […]

Speech delivered by the Governor General...

KAMLOOPS, B.C., May 23, 2022 /CNW/ – I am honored to be with you today and recognize that we are gathered on the territory of the Secwépemc Nation, specifically the territory of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc. I also open my heart to the survivors who are with us today, as well as to the families […]

India is a “friendly” country, ready to

NNA | Updated: May 21, 2022 04:43 STI Kingstown [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines]May 21 (ANI): The Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Susan Dougan, has declared that India is a friendly nation and willing to cooperate with her country. “India is friendly and willing to cooperate with us as a nation and […]

Premier Horgan greets Governor General M...

Press release Victoria Friday, May 20, 2022 1:35 p.m. Prime Minister John Horgan welcomed Their Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser, on their first official visit to British Columbia. “It is an honor to welcome Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General to our province on behalf of all […]

The Governor General will participate in...

OTTAWA (ON), May 16, 2022 /CNW/ – Their Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaand M. Whit Fraser will participate in several elements of the Royal Tour of Canada of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The Royal Tour is one of many ways Canada celebrates […]

Governor General’s History Awards: Winni

Two Winnipeg teachers and a Manitoba-born judge are among the recipients of this year’s Governor General’s History Awards. The awards are the highest honors in Canadian history and recognize excellence in five categories, including community programming and popular media. Winnipeg teachers Jacqueline Cleave of Laura Secord School and Kelly Hiebert of Westwood Collegiate are among […]

Alberta teacher’s “Keeping Tobacco Sacre

Content of the article An Alberta teacher has received national recognition for an educational initiative that gives students a hands-on appreciation of tobacco in Indigenous ceremonies. Content of the article Michel Blades Bird, a teacher at Elk Island Public Schools, is one of six recipients of the 2021 Governor General’s History Awards for Excellence in […]

The Governor General uses her trip to Nu...

Governor General Mary Simon says she wants to see Indigenous communities take back the power they held before colonization Governor General Mary Simon wasted no time this week on her first trip to Nunavik in three years, using the visit to encourage leaders to advance self-government negotiations. Simon, originally from Kuujjuaq and former president of […]

Minister Ien Calls for Nominations for G...

OTTAWA (ON), May 12, 2022 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is strongly committed to achieving gender equality. It is essential to recognize the contributions of the people who play a key role in this effort, as their work can inspire others to make a difference in our country and in the world. The Honorable […]

Governor General expected to be among su...

It was in 2011 that Paul Lacerte, a member of the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation in British Columbia, launched the Moose Hide campaign with his teenage daughter Raven. The father-daughter duo started the nonprofit with the goal of raising awareness and hopefully reducing violence against Indigenous women and children. Campaign officials distribute square moosehide lapel […]

Media Advisory – Her Excellency the Gove

TORONTO, May 11, 2022 /CNW/ – The Queen’s York Rangers Regimental Council Media are invited to watch Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canadapresent a new Handlebar to the Queen’s York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (RCAC) at Fort York National Historic Site on the 14th May 2022. The Honorable […]

The Governor General should be warmly we...

KUUJJUAQ, Que. – The usual excitement at the end of the school year in Nunavik reaches a new level, as hundreds of students prepare to present special projects to the country’s first Indigenous Governor General. Mary Simon’s tour of the Nunavik region of northern Quebec this week marks the first time she has made an […]

Nunavik prepares a warm welcome as Gover...

The usual excitement at the end of the school year in Nunavik reaches a new level, as hundreds of students prepare to present special projects to the country’s first Indigenous Governor General. Mary Simon’s tour of the Nunavik region of northern Quebec this week marks the first time she has made an official visit to […]

Governor General Mary Simon should be wa...

Governor General Mary Simon in the Senate in Ottawa on November 23, 2021.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press The usual excitement at the end of the school year in Nunavik reaches a new level, as hundreds of students prepare to present special projects to the country’s first Indigenous Governor General. Mary Simon’s tour of the Nunavik region […]

News from Nunavik: The Governor General ...

KUUJJUAQ, Que. – The usual excitement at the end of the school year in Nunavik reaches a new level, as hundreds of students prepare to present special projects to the country’s first Indigenous Governor General. Mary Simon’s tour of the Nunavik region of northern Quebec this week marks the first time she has made an […]

Governor General of St. Kitts rejects Pr...

Governor-General of Sr. Kitts and Nevis Sir Tapley Seaton has rejected a demand by six lawmakers for Prime Minister Timothy Harris to be impeached as the split in the ruling coalition’s Team Unity government takes another turn. Deputy Premier Shawn Richards said a joint statement would be released later Thursday by the six elected representatives […]

Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro plans t...

ROYALS May 5, 2022 11:45 p.m.2 minute read The Queen speaks with Dame Cindy Kiro, who will be sworn in as Governor General on Thursday. Video / @RoyalFamily Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro is likely to meet the Queen and Royal Family in person at the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations next month. Kiro revealed to […]

Indigenous leaders slam Legault for crit...

Indigenous leaders accuse Quebec’s premier of “belittling” Canada’s first Inuk governor general by publicly attacking her French skills after their meeting on Wednesday. During a press briefing following Governor General Mary Simon’s first official visit to Quebec, Premier François Legault told reporters Thursday morning that while his appointment last summer is a “positive” step towards […]

Legault says his meeting with Governor G...

Links to the breadcrumb Quebec Local News The prime minister said Simon still had work to do learning to speak French, as their meeting left the Parti Québécois in turmoil. Publication date : May 05, 2022 • May 5, 2022 • 3 minute read • 117 comments Governor General Mary Simon meets with Quebec Premier […]

Churches deliver over twenty thousand si...

Today, the churches fulfilled their promise to deliver more than the required number of signatures to the Governor General. These signatures come from thousands of Belizeans, who want to participate in a referendum on the legalization of marijuana. Dale McDougall has the following report. Bishop Alvin Benguche, Senator: “For us at this time, we have […]

Churches deliver 20,000 petition signatu...

May 3, 2022 Churches deliver 20,000 petition signatures to Governor General In what is considered a historic gesture by the religious community, the Council of Churches and the National Evangelical Association of Belize today delivered twenty thousand one hundred and eight signatures to Governor General Froyla Tzalam in an effort to trigger a referendum on […]

Six teams recognized for their inspiring...

OTTAWA (ON), April 26, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, the Rideau Hall Foundation (RHF) announced the winners of the seventh annual Governor General’s Awards for Innovation (GGIA). These awards recognize and celebrate outstanding and transformational Canadian innovations that create positive impact in Canada and inspire the next generation of innovators. The winners of the 2022 Governor […]

Speech by the Governor General at the Na...

Monday, April 25, 2022, 5:27 p.m.Press release: government house “Me haehaetia koia te rau i peke i te matangi? Should we cut the leaf withered by the wind? This was said by Pomare in the early 1820s when he learned that Hongi Hika had returned to Te Totara pa and defeated its people, although peace […]

Governor General’s ANZAC Day Dawn Speech

Monday, April 25, 2022, 6:23 a.m.Press release: government house He tao huata e taea te karo, Il tao na Aitua, e kore. “The spear thrust can be parried; never that of Death” Ata atamarie e koutou I te atatu. I thank the Honorable Grant Robertson, Deputy Prime Minister His Excellency Hardiner Sidhu, High Commissioner for […]

Prince Charles and Governor General Dame...

“In 1916, a year after the landings at Gallipoli, my great-grandfather, King George V, wrote of the early ANZACs: ‘They gave their lives for a supreme cause in valiant camaraderie’. “One hundred and six years later, gallant camaraderie remains a hallmark of the men and women in uniform of New Zealand and Australia. “So as […]

The Prime Minister will officially welco...

The Prime Minister will officially welcome the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, David Hurley Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, David Hurley and his wife Linda Hurley. [Image: Fijian Government] Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and his wife Mary Bainimarama will officially welcome and receive Commonwealth of Australia Governor General David Hurley and […]

St. Kitts lawmakers write to Governor Ge...

Governor-General Sir Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton said on Thursday he was awaiting a ‘formal legal opinion’ before acting on an ‘undated’ letter sent to him by seven government lawmakers saying they did not had no confidence in the Prime Minister, Dr Timothy Harris. In his letter to lawmakers, including Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards and […]

Government Leaders Write to Governor Gen...

Governor-General Sir Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton said on Thursday he was awaiting a ‘formal legal opinion’ before acting on an ‘undated’ letter sent to him by seven government lawmakers saying they would not had no confidence in the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris. In his letter to lawmakers, including Deputy […]

Governor General’s Literary Award-winnin

Steven Heighton, Ontario’s award-winning writer of musical poetry and widely published works of fiction and non-fiction, has died at the age of 60. His publisher House of Anansi confirmed his death in an email to Radio-Canada Books. “We received the news of Steven Heighton’s passing with great sadness and send our deepest condolences to his […]

Message from the Governor General on the...

OTTAWA (ON), April 17, 2022 /CNW/ – This year we mark the 40and anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. On April 17, 1982Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II proclaimed the Constitution Act 1982who repatriated the Constitution of Canada. It is one of our country’s greatest achievements. For the first time in the history […]

Governor General discharged from hospita...

GOVERNOR General Sir Cornelius A Smith. (Photo: Donavan McIntosh/Tribune Staff) GOVERNOR-General Sir Cornelius A Smith has been released from Doctors Hospital and is now “resting comfortably” at home, according to a statement from his office. Sir Cornelius, 85, was discharged from hospital yesterday, nearly a week after being admitted to the facility after feeling unwell […]

Governor General Mary Simon named Patron...

OTTAWA (ON), April 12, 2022 /CNW/ – The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) is honored to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, agreed to become Patron of the Society. In doing so, His Excellency maintains a tradition of viceregal patronage that dates back to 1929 with the Society’s […]

Australian election announcement expecte...

Governor General David Hurley represents Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain and her permission is needed to dissolve parliament and order a general election. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited the country’s Governor-General at his residence in the capital Canberra on Sunday, TV stations showed, as local media reported he was set to call an election […]

Governor General to speak at the Tom Cou...

Her Excellency, the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada. This year’s Tom Courchene School of Political Studies Distinguished Speaker Series will feature Her Excellency, the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada. The topic of discussion, “Through Northern Eyes: Our Collective Responsibility,” will focus on Canada’s Arctic. Her Excellency has gained national […]

Governor General’s Message Following Pop

OTTAWA (ON), April 1, 2022 /CNW/ – This is a historic and emotional day for Indigenous peoples Canada. I am grateful for the words of His Holiness Pope Francis, who took to heart what he heard this week. These are a meaningful apology that we have been waiting for for a long time. Today, I […]

Media Advisory – The Governor General wi

OTTAWA (ON), March 30, 2022 /CNW/ – Their Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaand M. Whit Fraser will pay an official visit to Ontario from March 31 to April 1, 2022. During this visit, Their Excellencies will meet with the Honorable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontariothe Honorable Doug Ford, Premier […]

How Kate Middleton was warmly welcomed b...

Kate Middleton was given a warm welcome by the Governor General’s wife to Jamaica last night despite her husband indicating that Jamaica would abolish the monarchy. The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, joined her husband Prince William, 39, for a reception in Kingston last night, where she was greeted by Lady Patricia Allen, the wife of […]

Governor General wraps up successful vis...

OTTAWA (ON), March 23, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, Their Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaand M. Whit Fraser made working visits to United Arab Emirates (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), Qatar and Kuwait. At a time of global turmoil, the visit highlighted the value and necessity of diplomacy and global cooperation. While meeting […]

Governor General Mary Simon requested a ...

Governor General Mary Simon speaks at an event to mark International Inuit Day and to rename a park in honor of late Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook in Ottawa on November 7, 2021.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General, months after being appointed to the position, asked government officials to describe what departments were […]

Canada’s First Indigenous Governor Gener

By Stephanie Taylor THE CANADIAN PRESS Governor General Mary Simon OTTAWA – Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General, months after being appointed to the position, asked government officials to describe what departments were doing to enable First Nations to move away from the Indian Act. Mary Simon, an Inuk leader, diplomat and negotiator, was sworn in […]

Queen Elizabeth hosts the Governor Gener...

Andrew Wright | March 16, 2022 Queen Elizabeth II, pictured above at a reception in the ballroom of Sandringham House in February, met the Governor General of Canada, Mary Simon, at Windsor Castle on Tuesday. Photo: Joe Giddens/Pool/AFP The Queen has a soft spot for Canada. Just over a week after hosting Prime Minister Justin […]

Charles and Camilla let royal fans gush ...

The Governor General of Canada met the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall in person on Tuesday at Clarence House, just a week after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also held an audience with the Queen. The Queen hosted Ms Simon and her husband, Whit Fraser, for afternoon tea at Windsor Castle. A photograph posted by a […]

Queen takes afternoon tea with the Gover...

J he Queen hosted the Governor General of Canada for afternoon tea – the day after she was absent from the Commonwealth Day service. The monarch, 95, performed the official engagement in person, welcoming Mary Simon to her Windsor Castle home on Tuesday. In the Oak Room, the Queen, who is also Canada’s monarch, was […]

The Governor General will travel to the ...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, will travel to the Middle East for working visits from March 17 to 23, 2022. The Governor General will visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Kuwait. In each of these three countries, she will […]

Message from the Governor General on Com...

OTTAWA (ON), March 14, 2022 /CNW/ – As we mark Commonwealth Day, Canadians are united in delivering a common future, a future that is built on our shared global values. Democracy. Equality. Peace. Such things are achieved – and protected – only through cooperation and perseverance. We have all been through so much in the […]

Visit of the Governor General to the Mid...

OTTAWA, ON, March 14, 2022 /CNW/ – At the request of the Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of CanadaTheir Excellencies the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaand M. Whit Fraser will pay a working visit to United Arab Emirates (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), Qatar and Kuwaitof March 17 to 23, 2022. The tour […]

Message from the Governor General on the...

OTTAWA (ON), March 13, 2022 /CNW/ – The 2022 Paralympic Winter Games are drawing to a close and, on behalf of all Canadians, Whit and I would like to congratulate all the athletes on their tremendous success. We would also like to thank their coaches, trainers, volunteers, family and friends, all who have supported these […]

It’s time to take away the rights of the

Julie Payette must have the impression of having won the lottery. Although she shamefully resigned as Governor General in the middle allegations of creating a toxic workplace, she is still entitled to the Cadillac of all pension plans, thanks to all of us taxpayers. First, there is retirement. To $150,000 per year is generous enough […]

Three Quebecers among the winners of the...

Three Quebec artists are among the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Jocelyn Robert, an interdisciplinary artist from Quebec City, has been recognized for her key role in the development of future generations of Quebec artists. Robert works in visual arts, music, audio art, digital art, performance, installation, video and […]

Canada’s Governor General did not reques

CLAIM: The Governor General of Canada “said she needed 958,000 emails to remove” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from office. FACTS: The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General said “no such registry or process exists.” Social media users have been circulating an erroneous claim in recent days suggesting Trudeau will be removed if enough […]

Governor General says Canada “has been c

As a young girl in Nunavik in the 1950s, Mary Simon and her friends chatted happily on their way to elementary school, just like the other children. But, unlike most of the other children, they fell silent when they reached the playground. Inuit languages ​​were banned at the federal day school in Kuujjuaq in northern […]

Music legend David Foster wins Governor ...

If you’ve ever listened to Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez or Whitney Houston, then you’ve had the pleasure of hearing the producing talents of David Foster. But the 72-year-old is also a pianist and songwriter, and now he’s working on a musical. On Wednesday, Foster — who grew up in Victoria, British Columbia — was revealed […]

2022 GOVERNOR GENERAL’S PERFORMING ARTS

Fernando Dansereau, CM. – Screenwriter, director and producer of cinema and television Fernand Dansereau is a pioneer of Quebec cinema and television. Highly respected within the industry, he has written, produced or directed landmark works that have been acclaimed by his colleagues and the public; he has moved thousands of viewers with TV series like […]

The Governor General’s office reminds Ca

Governor General Mary Simon’s office tells Canadians they cannot dissolve the federal government simply by contacting her office. Rideau Hall posted what it called the “important message” Tuesday night on Twitter. “The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is aware that misinformation encouraging citizens to contact the Governor General or our office to […]

Governor General’s Message on the Occasi

OTTAWA (ON), February 20, 2022 /CNW/ – As the 2022 Winter Olympics draw to a close, Whit and I would like to congratulate all of the athletes for an outstanding performance. We would also like to express our gratitude to the coaches, trainers, volunteers, family, friends and everyone else who supported these talented Canadians. No […]