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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Man killed in Nanaimo store wins Governo...

Breadcrumb Links News Local News criminality Eric Kutzner, 79, was a champion for people with disabilities in Creston and senior housing in Nanaimo, his family said in a statement. Author of the article: Jeff Bell • Victoria Times columnist Eric Kutzner, who was killed in a Nanaimo cafe on Saturday morning, was a champion for […]

Governor General Mary Simon tests positi...

Breadcrumb Links News Simon says she will continue to self-isolate and take some time to rest for the next few days. Author of the article: In this file photo taken on November 23, 2021, Governor General Mary Simon delivers the Speech from the Throne in the Senate of Canada in Ottawa. Photo by BLAIR GABLE/POOL […]

Governor General tests positive for COVI...

Governor General Mary Simon delivers the Speech from the Throne in the Senate in Ottawa on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. The Governor General has tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld OTTAWA – The Governor General of Canada has tested positive for COVID-19. Governor General Mary Simon said in a statement […]

Governor General Mary Simon tests positi...

Governor General Mary Simon has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement posted on her office’s official Twitter account. Simon said she had mild symptoms but would take some time to rest for the next few days. She had been self-isolating after her husband, Whit Fraser, tested positive on Tuesday. “As Whit and I […]

Transcript of the Governor General’s vid

OTTAWA (ON), February 6, 2022 /CNW/ – This year we mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. grow in Northern Quebec, my grandmother showed us pictures of The Queen. Her Majesty was revered in the Arctic because the relationship between the Crown and Indigenous peoples is considered sacred. For the past 70 years, Her Majesty has been […]

Prime Minister’s speech on Waitangi Day:

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern used her Waitangi Day speech to call on people to come together and overcome the challenges facing the country now and in the future. A pre-recorded speech by Ardern was played as part of today’s Waitangi Day commemorations. Due to the pandemic, the Waitangi Trust has shifted the focus of this […]

Governor-General’s office flooded with p

Breadcrumb Links News Canadian politics Protesters’ appeal campaign is useless ‘because there is no way the Governor-General could ever acquiesce to any of their demands’: expert Publication date : February 04, 2022 • 1 day ago • 3 minute read • 772 comments File photo: The doors of Rideau Hall have been closed during the […]

Australian Governor General and Ambassad...

Al Ain: David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, and Heidi Venamore, Australian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, visited the campus of the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain as part of a program of events celebrating Australia’s National Day. The delegation also learned about the history […]

NEWS ALERT: Governor General’s Gold Meda

Lord Willingdon awarded 40 Governor General’s Gold Medals in 1928. The Canadian Numismatic Dealers Association (CAND) distributed this “mail theft notice” to its members this afternoon. The statement said a gold medal from the Governor General of Willingdon had been removed from a parcel, […]

Reconciliation is top priority for new G...

The ringing of a long-awaited call from the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, connected to the warm voice of Her Excellency, the Right Honorable Mary May Simon, immediately thaws out on a freezing January afternoon in Ottawa. Sworn in on July 21, 2021, Simon is Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General and the […]

UAE: Mohamed bin Zayed receives Governor...

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, received David Hurley, Governor General of Australia on Monday. During the meeting, held in Qasr Al Shati, Sheikh Mohamed and Hurley reviewed bilateral relations between the UAE […]

Prime Minister and Governor General in i...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in self-isolation until Tuesday and underwent a Covid-19 test today after being considered a close contact of a positive Covid-19 case. Jacinda Ardern (left) received her booster shot on January 17, 2022. Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi Ardern and Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro were on flight NZ8273 from Kerikeri […]

New Zealand Prime Minister and Governor-...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is self-isolating after flying on a plane with a flight attendant, who tested positive for Omicron. File photo by David Rowland/EPA-EFE January 29 (UPI) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Governor General Dame Cindy Kiro were in isolation on Saturday after close contact with someone infected with […]

Message from the Governor General on the...

OTTAWA (ON), January 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Five years ago, a heinous attack shook the city of Quebec, an attack motivated by hatred. Six followers of the Islamic Cultural Center were killed and 19 others were injured. The Muslim community – and all of Canada – mourned this terrible loss. Today we remember the victims […]

Message from the Governor General on the...

OTTAWA (ON), January 27, 2022 /CNW/ – Walk down the street in your community and you will see from Canada the diversity. You will meet people of different religions, backgrounds and languages. Each person has a story, their own journey that brought them to this country, to this street, to this precise moment. During the […]

Governor General David Hurley contracts ...

A total of 20 deaths have been recorded in New South Wales and Victoria, with new cases of COVID-19 across the country, with the highly infectious variant of Omicron reaching nearly 95,000. Late Sunday, Government House confirmed that Governor General David Hurley tested positive for COVID-19. “His Excellency is only experiencing mild symptoms,” said a […]

Governor General David Hurley tests posi...

Governor General David Hurley has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in segregation at his Sydney residence. A Government House statement said General Hurley “was only experiencing mild symptoms.” Governor General David Hurley has tested positive for COVID-19. “He is in isolation at Admiralty House and will continue to follow all health advice and instructions,” […]

Governor General has COVID, death spike

A total of 20 deaths have been recorded in New South Wales and Victoria as new cases of COVID-19 across the country due to the highly infectious variant of Omicron rose to almost 95,000. Late Sunday, Government House confirmed that Governor General David Hurley had tested positive for COVID-19. “His Excellency has only mild symptoms,” […]

Judith Anne LaRocque, resident of Hawkes...

Hawkesbury resident Judith Anne LaRocque, whose distinguished career in the federal government included a decade of service as Secretary to the Governor General, died suddenly at her home on December 29, 2021, at the age of 65. LaRocque was serving a three-year term as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of […]

Transcript of the Governor General’s New

OTTAWA (ON), December 30, 2021 /CNW/ – A new year gives us a fresh start and new hope for tomorrow. We have seen hope in the everyday. Even after a difficult year, Canadians are showing resilience, compassion and adaptability. These Canadians inspire me to keep working, to keep looking for better ways to help our […]

Governor General announces 135 appointme...

OTTAWA, December 29, 2021 /CNW/ – Today, Her Excellency the Right Honorable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canadaannounced 135 appointments to the Order of Canada. The newly appointed include 2 Companions (CC), 39 Officers (OC), 1 Honorary Member and 93 Members (CM). The list of appointees, with short citations, can be found here. They will […]

Governor General’s office says internal

OTTAWA –The office of Secretary to Governor General Mary Simon said there had been “unauthorized access to its internal network”, with the extent of the violation still under investigation. According to a statement released Thursday morning, the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (OSGG) is working with the Canadian Center for Cyber ​​Security […]

Which British Governor General passed a ...

1. Which of the following falls under Annex 12 of the Constitution? A. RoutesB. Unconventional energy sourcesC. A and BD. None of these Rep. VS 2. What was India’s first municipal corporation? A. CalcuttaB. LucknowC. MadrasD. Allahabad Rep. VS 3. The system of urban local governance was established by which amendment? A. 71stB. 74thC. 99thD. […]

Governor General lifts curfew

Despite the lifting of the curfew, there will still be a strong police presence in Honiara to ensure the maintenance of peace and security. The curfew imposed on Honiara was lifted as of today December 10, 2021 by the Governor General of the Solomon Islands. In an extraordinary gazette, Legal Notice 359, the Governor General […]

Governor General presents award to UWI V...

Through ohtadmin | to December 07, 2021 Sir Hilary Beckles ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Sir Hilary Beckles, received the highest honor of the Governor General’s Award for Loyalty and Merit, the Cross and the Plaque. Governor General Sir Rodney Williams, in conferring the award on […]

In 1968 the Governor General was capture...

November 30 marked Saint Andrew’s Day, when Scots around the world come together to celebrate their patron saint with scotch and haggis, bagpipes and dancing – much like they did in 1968, when The Toronto Star’s Boris Spremo snapped this photo of Canada’s Governor General Roland Michener wearing a kilt and sporran at the St. […]

Governor General’s Office Investigates I

Erika Ibrahim, The Canadian Press Posted Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 12:03 p.m. EST OTTAWA – The Office of Secretary to Governor General Mary Simon confirms that its internal network was infringethrough unauthorized access. In a statement Thursday, the office said it was working with experts and “pursuing further improvements to the network” as needed […]

GG’s office internal network violated

OTTAWA – The office of Secretary to Governor General Mary Simon has said there has been “unauthorized access to its internal network,” with the extent of the violation still under investigation. According to a statement released Thursday morning, the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General (OSGG) is working with the Canadian Center for […]

Governor General’s Office Investigating

Erika Ibrahim, The Canadian Press Posted Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:03 PM EST OTTAWA – The Office of the Secretary to Governor General Mary Simon confirms that its internal network was infringeunauthorized access. In a statement Thursday, the office said it was working with experts and “pursuing further network enhancements” as needed and the nature […]

Office of the Governor General investiga...

Erika Ibrahim, The Canadian Press Posted Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 12:03 p.m. EST OTTAWA – The Office of Secretary to Governor General Mary Simon confirms that its internal network was infringethrough unauthorized access. In a statement Thursday, the office said it was working with experts and “pursuing further improvements to the network” as needed […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Day of Truth and Personal Reconciliation...

OTTAWA – Governor General Mary May Simon had some very personal reflections on Wednesday on the eve of Canada’s first National Truth and Reconciliation Day. As the daughter of a white father and Inuit mother, May Simon said in a statement that she was not allowed to attend residential school. She remained there and was […]

Dame Patsy Reddy’s five-year term as Gov

KEVIN STENT / Stuff Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy ends her term on Tuesday after five years of service. Today is Dame Patsy Reddy’s last day as Governor General, after five years in a role she calls “unique” and “remarkable”. “When people talk about career highlights, well that’s a highlight of life,” Reddy said. Thing. […]

Governor General David Hurley reaches ou...

Governor General David Hurley, the Queen’s representative in Australia, today calls on people across Australia to provide support in difficult times. Key points: Governor General calls on people in rural and regional Australia to ask RU OK? Multiple disasters and now the pandemic have a significant impact on rural populations Rural doctors warn of ‘phantom […]

State funeral to be held for former Gove...

A STATE funeral will be held Thursday at Christ Church Cathedral for former Governor General and Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Dion Hanna. Yesterday, a Cabinet Office statement also announced that Mr Hanna’s body would rest today in the foyer of the House of Assembly. The general public will be allowed to view his body from […]

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason to be...

Governor General Dame Sandra Mason is expected to become Barbados’ first President when the country officially moves to Republican status on November 30. In a conversation with Barbadians on Saturday, Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced that Dame Sandra had agreed to be named the first president, while defending the selection of the current governor general […]

Canadian PM Trudeau visits Governor Gene...

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks after Mary Simon was sworn in as the first Indigenous Governor General during a ceremony in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Governor General Mary Simon […]

Canadian Prime Minister to visit Governo...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a press conference with Mary Simon to announce her as the next Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, July 6, 2021. REUTERS / Patrick Doyle Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now OTTAWA, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will […]

Governor General Froyla Tzalam Tells OAS...

Views : 1,096 Posted: Thursday August 12, 2021. 2:11 PM CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belize Governor General Froyla Tzalam said indigenous peoples need specific support to enable meaningful commitment and resources to bridge the gap between practice and policy. The Governor General addressed the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) which […]

A TRUE PATRIOT OF THE BAHAMAS: Former Go...

By RASHAD ROLLE Principal journalist of the Tribune [email protected] FORMER Governor General and Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Dion Hanna, the ardent progressive whose faith in Bahamians helped push the Bahamas towards independence and sparked the era-defining policy of Bahamianization, has died at him yesterday at 93. Mr Hanna was Deputy Prime Minister from 1967 to […]

Governor general unlikely to deny Trudea...

Breadcrumb Links News Canadian politics Canada The Fixed Elections Act only allows snap elections if the government has lost the confidence of the House, Jagmeet Singh said in a letter to Mary Simon. Author of the article: The Canadian Press Maan Alhmidi Publication date : Jul 28, 2021 • July 28, 2021 • 4 minute […]

Mary Simon named 30th Governor General, ...

OTTAWA — Mary Simon has officially become Canada’s 30th Governor General and the first Indigenous person to hold the position. As she took her place at the head of the Senate chamber, her husband, Whit Fraser, turned to her, bowed slightly, then sat down next to Simon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Simon, an Inuit […]

Mary Simon Installed as Canada’s First I

Simon is the first Aboriginal person to be Queen Elizabeth II’s official representative in Canada and the Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Armed Forces. This is a largely ceremonial role, although the Queen must approve the appointment after seeking recommendations from the Canadian government. “I am inspired by the historic nature of this moment, as our […]

Border report submitted to Governor Gene...

The Commissioners intend to write to the Governor General to reject the submitted report Moultrie says the government. representatives refused to sign off on report recommending additional seats or boundary changes to ensure voter parity NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The report of the Constituencies Commission was completed and presented to the Governor General for signature yesterday, […]

Colby Cosh: Our new Governor General is ...

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP …even if it reveals Trudeau’s hypocrisy on language issues Publication date : Jul 07, 2021 • July 7, 2021 • 4 minute read • 237 comments Mary Simon speaks to the Economic Club of Canada at the Sutton Place Hotel in Toronto in 2010. Photo by Peter J. Thompson/National Post Content […]

Mary Simon achieves historic milestone a...

She is also an Officer of the Order of Canada and of the National Order of Quebec. At the press conference, Simon said she was “honoured, humbled and ready” to be Canada’s first-ever Indigenous Governor General, while noting that there is “pain and suffering” to across the country. “I can say with confidence that my […]

The Prime Minister announces the Queen’s

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that, on his recommendation, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment of Mary Simon as the next Governor General of Canada. As Governor General, Ms. Simon will be the representative of Her Majesty The Queen in Canada. She will be the 30th Governor General of Canada since […]

Canada’s Governor General resigns after

OTTAWA — The woman who represented Queen Elizabeth as Canada’s official head of state, a high-profile but largely ceremonial role, resigned Thursday after a government report harshly criticized her treatment of employees. Julie Payette, whose title was governor general, resigned after months of media reports that she and a senior adviser had belittled and publicly […]

Announcement of the next Governor Genera...

Hello everyone. Thanks for being here today. Let me start by acknowledging that we are on the traditional land of the Algonquin people. We recognize them as the past, present and future stewards of this land. Canada is a place defined by people. By people who serve those around them. Who take on great challenges […]

Inuit leader Mary Simon named Canada’s f

Inuit leader Mary Simon will be Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General, after Queen Elizabeth II approved the appointment of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Why is this important: This comes as the country comes to terms with the historic abuses of Indigenous peoples. The remains of 751 people, mostly Indigenous children, were discovered last month at […]

PM to receive Governor General’s shortli

OTTAWA — Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will receive a shortlist of potential candidates for governor general in the “coming days.” Appearing before the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Thursday, LeBlanc said he had hoped the work of narrowing the Canadians’ recommendations to replace former Governor General Julie Payette […]

Governor General, HE Lady Froyla Tzalam

BELIZE CITY, Thursday. May 27, 2021 – For the first time in Commonwealth history, an Indigenous woman currently holds the office of Governor General. Her Excellency Lady Froyla Tzalam is the newly installed Head of State for Belize – the direct representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. HE Lady Tzalam was officially sworn in […]

A new governor general should be appoint...

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc told senators this afternoon that he expects the government to announce the name of Canada’s next governor general by the end of June. Julie Payette resigned her post four months ago after a scathing external review revealed she had presided over a ‘toxic’ and ‘poisonous’ workplace. LeBlanc told a Senate […]