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Let's all think about why and how Canadians can be encouraged to give their time, talent or treasure for the common good, and then find ways to put our ideas into action. And let's challenge ourselves to become an even more caring nation.
Vincent Massey, the first Canadian-born governor general, said: "Nations achieve character in crises... [and] it is of such moments in history that nations seem ... to say to themselves, 'I live for something. For what? What do I value above all...?'" The Syrian refugee crisis is one such moment for our nation today. It compels us to ask: What is our character? What do we live for? What do we revere above all? The moment has once again come to answer those questions. This is a moment to reaffirm our fundamental values as Canadians.
The moments you didn't get to see Wednesday.
"At 24 Sussex, born and raised ..."
Theland Kicknosway led in the future cabinet ministers and prime minister designate.
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Trudeau's new ministers will also emerge from their first meeting to face questions from the media — another departure from the Harper era.
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OTTAWA — The Governor General's office has made it official: David Johnston will preside over the swearing in of the new Trudeau government next Wednesday morning. The ceremony will see Justin Trudeau...
The Trudeaus are moving into a two-storey brick home built in 1866-67.
Looks like the Governor General has a new property brother.
OTTAWA - They were surrounded by artifacts of military might, but the only shooting going on Saturday was the din of snapping shutters as Prince William and Kate capped their visit to the nation's cap...