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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]