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Lord Plunket's Shield

In New Zealand cricket’s recent announcement of the Plunket Shield schedule for the 2014-15 season, they also unveiled a new logo for the competition. While they were developing this logo, the New Zealand Cricket Museum was asked to provide some historical information on the Shield to help inform, and hopefully inspire, the design. 634 more words

Cricket

Viceroy and Writer: John Buchan

I am happy to report that CWA has found another contributor. This piece on author and Governor General of Canada, John Buchan, is by D. S. 648 more words

Canada

Better know a Newfoundland functionary: the Governor of Newfoundland

My 100th post! Enjoy!

In 1586 Sir Humphrey Gilbert landed in St. John’s harbour and claimed Newfoundland as a colony of England, despite having no permanent English population. 797 more words

Please Rise for her majesty, The Queen - Rideau Hall.

“Canadian politicians could not decide on a fixed site for the seat of government and finally asked the Crown in England to make the selection for them.” …

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Walk good Sir Howard (1915-2014)


“No sun outlasts its sunset, but it will rise again and bring the dawn.”

It was with immense sadness that I learned of the death of one of the pioneers of this nation’s independence who served us for decades in a selfless manner. 294 more words

Jamaica

This is Not in London

Take a look at the Ceremonial Guard, now in Ottawa, Canada for the summer. They were recently inspected by the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston and can be seen changing the guard on Parliament Hill, guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and engaging in other events like Canada Day. 126 more words

Canada

What happens if the PM simply stops appointing Senators? What about the GG?

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Could Governor General David Johnston have to decide what to do if no senators are appointed?

It could come to this. As of today, the Senate has 11 vacancies. 696 more words

Constitutional Principles