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The Gargoyle: Governor General turns aside NDP in quest for constitutional clarity on Senate residency rules

Days after turning to the Governor General for a little help explaining one of the constitutional requirements to be a senator, the New Democrats were told Rideau Hall can’t help on this one. 310 more words


Governor Generals and Viceroys of India

Governors of Bengal (1757-74)

Robert Clive : Governor of Bengal during 1757-60 and again during 1765-67 and established Dual Government in Bengal from 1765-72.

Vanisttart (1760-65) : The Battle of Buxar (1764). 1,630 more words

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Man recalls taking on a polar bear after receiving Star of Courage

WATCH: Bill Ayotte was awarded one of the country’s highest honours for courage. The 71-year-old took on an angry polar bear that was savagely attacking a woman, two years ago in Churchill, Man. 655 more words


Manitoba man who fought off polar bear to receive Star of Courage

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba man who fought off a polar bear while it attacked a woman will receive Canada’s second highest award for bravery.

Governor General David Johnston will present the Star of Courage to Churchill’s William Ayotte in a ceremony in Ottawa Friday. 226 more words


Canada + Minnesota = ❤

The Mounties have arrived!

His Excellency the Right Honorable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada arrived in the Twin Cities yesterday, effectively reminding everyone why Canada and Canadians are, in fact, wonderful. 410 more words


Upgrades to honours system long overdue: GG

OTTAWA – In an age where the Internet can make anyone famous, Canada’s official honours system is more important than ever but also needs to catch up with the times, the Governor General says. 514 more words