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State senator announces candidacy for lieutenant governor

A state senator is making a move for the lieutenant governor seat.

Sen. Jill Tokuda, D, Kaneohe, formally announced her candidacy at a campaign kick-off event in downtown Honolulu Wednesday. 238 more words


St. Albert, Sherwood Park youth awarded Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal

Emily Vilcsak wasn’t there in person to accept her Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal from Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell. She was away volunteering in Mexico, helping connect villages with clean water and bringing food to hospitals, but her dad, Chris, beamed her into Government House over FaceTime on his smartphone on Tuesday. 359 more words

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Decision day for B.C., confidence vote expected in Victoria

MLAs are set to decide Thursday afternoon if the BC Liberals will continue to hold the reins of the current government.

MLAs will continue their work throughout the day at the Legislature, debating the NDP’s motion of… 386 more words


Meet your new Nova Scotia lieutenant-governor: Arthur LeBlanc

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named a Nova Scotia judge as the province’s new lieutenant-governor.

Arthur LeBlanc, who has been a judge of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia since 1998, replaces John James Grant in the vice-regal job. 277 more words


Change Proposed for Election of Lieutenant Governor

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania is one of a handful of states where candidates for governor do not get to choose their running mates for lieutenant governor, but that could soon change. 239 more words


Gord Steinke receives volunteer award from Governor General of Canada

Dozens of Albertans received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers on Monday, including Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke, from the Governor General of Canada. The award recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians. 576 more words