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'I love space,' Belgian king tells former astronaut, current Governor General Payette in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Self-described space buff King Philippe of Belgium began a week-long visit to Canada on Monday with his wife, Queen Mathilde, saying he wanted to view the country through the eyes of an astronaut. 527 more words


Douro and Hastings men receive medals for bravery after saving victims in fiery crash

Two area men are among a trio who were recognized on Tuesday for saving two people from a fiery crash nearly three years ago.

Christopher Hay of Hastings, and Jeffrey Stewart of Douro-Dummer, along with Francis Underwood of Big Cedar, Ont., received Decorations for Bravery from Governor General of Canada Julie Payette at a ceremony in Toronto. 402 more words


New Year message 2018

2018 New Year message from the Governor General of New Zealand:

Dame Patsy and Sir David wish all New Zealanders a safe and happy New Year. 17 more words


Windsorites 'who make Canada proud' receive Governor General awards

Creating a better and more understanding society for young people to flourish, succeed and be accepted are what three Windsorites honoured by the Governor General in Ottawa this past week have in common. 355 more words

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Steps of Faith-4: Faith in the crowd

When you talk about steps of faith, there are two rather important themes coming out of the three examples we’ve looked at this week. Those examples are the leper, cleansed by Jesus after the Sermon on the Mount, the woman who had an “issue of blood” for twelve years, and Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector. 440 more words


Join us in celebrating. Join us in not forgiving the hideous bigots who blew millions of dollars granting vicious hate speech a national platform. 

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