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Governor General David Johnston's Remembrance Day speech

OTTAWA – The text of the speech Gov Gen. David Johnston delivered Tuesday to mark Remembrance Day at the National War Memorial:

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, when the guns of the Great War at last fell silent, the fury of conflict was replaced by a deafening silence. 517 more words


Here's the list of those receiving the Order of Military Merit in Ottawa on Friday

David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will preside over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday, November 7 at 11 a.m. 1,135 more words

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Year 6 Students Meet Governor-General

This week, Braemar College Year 6 students had an unexpected visitor when they were at Parliament House as part of their Exeat Week camp.

Governor-General, General Peter Cosgrove dropped in to say, “Hi”.

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Vale My Hero - Gough Whitlam, Prime Minister, Australia, 1972-1975

I’m doing a different kind of post to honour one of the giants of Australia’s parliamentary history who died yesterday so hopefully you’ll bear with me even though this Prime Minster is probably a complete unknown to you. 717 more words


Gov. Gen. to visit Poland, Holland, Belgium

OTTAWA – Gov.-Gen. David Johnston travels to Europe on Wednesday for a week-long visit which will include war commemorations that strike deep family chords for him personally. 795 more words


Two Windsor police officers will receive bravery awards at Ottawa ceremony

Two Windsor police officers are in Ottawa to receive bravery awards after saving a man from a burning car.

Const. Sean Rogan and Const. Charles Sasso will each receive a Medal of Bravery Tuesday from Governor General David Johnston during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. 72 more words


Bookends: Two months spent in the worlds of Alice Munro

Bookends: Two months spent in the worlds of Alice Munro

By Dan Davidson

January 29, 2014

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