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Bronwyn Bishop to stand down as Speaker

Embattled speaker Bronwyn Bishop is standing down. Picture: Mark Stewart Source: News Corp Australia

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Bronwyn Bishop will stand down as Speaker of the House of Representatives. 252 more words

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Making Sense of Constitutional Crises

Not surprisingly, my suggestion that the Governor General dismiss Stephen Harper as Prime Minister for his (Mr. Harper’s, that is) unconstitutional policy of not appointing Senators turned out to not to be any more popular than my… 793 more words

Constitutional Law

Dismiss Him

The Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, has announced that he will no longer be making any Senate appointments. Not that he had been making any recently ― in the last couple of years in fact.  1,074 more words

Constitutional Law

Canada's volunteers recognized with new official honour

OTTAWA – A new official honour has been created to recognize Canadian volunteers.

The Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers will be awarded to those who have made a significant, sustained, unpaid contribution to their community. 236 more words


Opening of MAMA OTA Disability Centre in Tonga!

On Friday 3 July 2015, the Governor-General of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove, officially opened the newly refurbished… 172 more words


Vic's First Female Governor General

This was really hard thing to attend. Not so much to write up.

The Age published my first draft here.

Here is my preferred second draft: 340 more words

Workplace Folio

'That’s the Canadian spirit': Governor General visits Sask. wildfire evacuees

REGINA – Canada’s Governor General arrived in Saskatchewan Wednesday to meet with those impacted by the raging wildfires.

David Johnston and his wife visited evacuees at Evraz Place in Regina to show support to families displaced. 96 more words