Mary Simon is Canada’s 30th Governor General

  • Page Views 502
  • OTTAWA, ON – Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon was installed as the 30th governor general of Canada during a historic ceremony that took place in the Senate Chamber on July 26, 2021.

    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement to welcome Canada’s new Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon:

    “On behalf of the Government of Canada, it is my honour and privilege to welcome Canada’s 30th Governor General, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon.
    “Born in Nunavik, in northern Quebec, Her Excellency has spent a lifetime working on behalf of those around her. A tireless advocate for Inuit rights and culture, young people, and the environment, she has received countless honours and was the first Inuk to hold a position as a Canadian ambassador.

    “I am inspired by the historic nature of this moment, as our country continues to come to terms with the difficult realities of our collective past. I know that, as Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General, Her Excellency will devote herself to helping us as we confront these difficult truths together, walk the shared path of reconciliation, and build bridges between all those who call our country home.

    The installation ceremony was followed by a presentation of military honours and the inspection of a guard of honour at the National War Memorial. The new governor general then made her way to Rideau Hall, the official residence and workplace of the governor general in Ottawa, where family members were waiting to mark the event. (PM Trudeau’s website and gg.ca)

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 23 June 2022
      5 days ago No comment

      RP BLU GIRLS COMPETE IN THE 2022 CANADA CUP

      THE CANADA CUP IS BACK FROM HIATUS Finally, the Canada Cup will be live again from June 16-27, 2022 in Softball City, Surrey BC. There will be the usual national teams like Team Canada, Team USA, Team Mexico and Team Australia plus the elite local and international softball clubs. ...

    • 16 June 2022
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Mabuhay House Society celebrates 124th Independence Day

      Newly formed organization Mabuhay House Society (MHS) celebrated the 124th Philippine Independence Day with a parade and program at the Helena Gutteridge Plaza in the Vancouver City Hall. MLA Mable Elmore spearheaded the celebrations, and community members and politicians celebrated with the Filipino community. Entitled “Bayanihan: Building Our Future” ...

    • 09 June 2022
      3 weeks ago No comment

      Ramon Bandong runs for city council with Surrey Forward

      Finance professional and Filipino community member Ramon Bandong wants to become city councillor of Surrey. Bandong is running for a seat in Surrey city council in the 2022 fall election under the Surrey Forward party. Surrey Forward launched its campaign June 8, with B.C. NDP MLA Jinny Sims as ...

    %d bloggers like this: