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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 […]

Statement by the Prime Minister at a joi...

Joint press conference on Ukraine I am very pleased to welcome Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Rutte to London. During the excellent meetings we had today, we reaffirmed that our three countries stand together in the face of Russia’s barbaric invasion of Ukraine. In the 12 days since Russia launched this illegal and brutal […]

Governor hails verdict on Ahmedabad blas...

Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat mentioned the death sentence handed down to 38 defendants in the serial blast cases by a specially appointed court in Ahmedabad in his address to the state assembly at the start of the budget session on Wednesday. He praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah under whose […]

Western allies agree new financial sanct...

Ukrainian officials said 198 civilians had been killed since the Russian invasion. Western allies agreed on Saturday to a fresh round of financial sanctions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, including taking the key step of banning a number of Russian banks from the SWIFT interbank system. In a joint statement, the White House […]

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 […]

British High Commissioner Robert Chatter...

Shubho oporannho. (Hello.) Ami ekhane ashte pere anondito. (I’m very happy to be here.) I am delighted to address the Dhaka Reporters Unit this afternoon, the last day of the Bengali winter – my favorite season. Free media is the cornerstone of a free society. The role of the press in holding the powerful to […]

Statement from White House Homeland Secu...

We are working closely with our Canadian counterparts to end the blockade of major bridges and crossings between the United States and Canada and to restore vital trade between our two nations. Following the President’s video conference call with Prime Minister Trudeau on Friday, I spoke again last night with Canada’s National Security and Intelligence […]

Live Updates: Latest news on trucker pro...

Video Protesters rumbled through traffic in the capital, Ottawa, and continued blockades on some of the busiest roads connecting Canada to the United States, demanding an end to vaccination mandates and coronavirus restrictions.CreditCredit…Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press Doug Ford, the Premier of Ontario, declared a state of emergency for the entire province on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Drink shots of Gaumutra, Trinamool MP Ma...

Trinamool’s Mahua Moitra tweeted a challenge to what she called ‘the heckler squad’ New Delhi: Trinamool Congresswoman Mahua Moitra gave a glimpse of what is to come during her speech at Lok Sabha today. She tweeted a challenge to what she called the “heckler squad” to prepare for her speech, a day after Congressman Rahul […]

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 […]

Statement by the Secretary of Defense to...

Thank you Mr President, with your permission I wanted to inform the Assembly about the situation in Ukraine. To date, tens of thousands of Russian troops are positioned near the Ukrainian border. Their deployment is not systematic and they are equipped with tanks, armored combat vehicles, artillery rockets and short-range ballistic missiles. We and our […]

Live: No lockdown of Delhi if people wea...

Live News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with senior government officials at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the Covid situation in the country, according to multiple reports. The total number of Covid-19 infections in India rose to 35.52 million and the death toll stood at 483,790 on Sunday. The country has recorded 159,632 new cases […]

Statement by the Prime Minister on Natio...

Declaration Victoria Saturday January 8, 2022 7:30 a.m. Prime Minister John Horgan made the following statement on National Day of Remembrance for Air Disaster Victims: “On the second National Day of Remembrance for Air Disaster Victims, we are taking the time to reflect on the lives lost in these tragedies. Today marks the second anniversary […]

LIVE: The main conspirator in the case o...

January 6, 2022, 13:51 PM Interior Minister Nityanand Rai tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. 6 January 2022, 13:39 President Ram Nath Kovind met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhava on Thursday and received from him a first-hand account of the security breach in his convoy in Punjab yesterday. President Ram Nath Kovind met […]

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 […]

PM Modi lays foundation stone for Major ...

Latest live news, January 2, 2022: A few days before the UP Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today lay the foundation stone for Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut. The university will be established in the villages of Salawa and Kaili in the town of Sardhana in Meerut at an estimated cost […]

Argentina leaders condemn Johnson’s spee

Argentina leaders condemn Johnson’s speech, but insist on humanitarian flights Monday, December 27, 2021 – 09:55 UTC Argentina insists it has nothing to do with LATAM Airlines no longer serving the Falklands Argentine authorities this weekend condemned an announcement by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson regarding the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War next year. […]

Indian Police Investigate Anti-Muslim Ha...

Police in northern India said on Friday they were investigating an event in which Hindu religious leaders called for massacres of Muslims in the country. Videos of the religious rally in the northern Uttarakhand town of Haridwar went viral earlier in the week. “We took note of the videos, which were going viral and spreading […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]