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Francophonie: Feds pushing Michaelle Jean's bid for secretary-general

DAKAR, Senegal – The federal minister responsible for la Francophonie says Michaelle Jean would be an excellent choice as secretary-general of the organization that represents the French-speaking world. 322 more words


Governor General David Johnston bound for Chile, Colombia

OTTAWA – Governor General David Johnston says Canadian mining companies have a responsibility to ensure they don’t tarnish the country’s brand with substandard corporate behaviour. 105 more words



Jamaica’s first National Storytelling Day (Wednesday, November 20) was appropriately and joyfully celebrated at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, Hope Road, with much storytelling.

Hundreds of adults and children listened to and told stories in the day-long event, which also marked the start of 849 more words

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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