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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 […]

Speech from the Throne outlines plans to...

Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, delivered the Speech from the Throne, outlining the government’s plans to build a stronger British Columbia for all, while continuing to support British Columbians through difficult times. “From rebuilding after fires and floods to riding through this difficult wave of COVID-19, we’ve shown we can accomplish anything by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]