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She had criticized people who believe in creationism and horoscopes.
The Bloc MP criticized the GG's office for the cost of "little trips and little canapés."
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The second-degree assault charge doesn't appear in court records.
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David Johnston also said the monarchy is important for Canada's stability.
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Julie Payette talks about her ambition to become a female Canadian astronaut as a teenager.
I hate to be impolite but it looks like your new president is a bit of a clown and your government is in disarray. Something's got to give and, with July 4th just around the corner, I've got a modest proposal that you might want to consider. Hear me out. Love, Canada.
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David Johnston wants 2017 to be a a legacy year for Canada.
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...
OTTAWA - Canada's commander-in-chief is calling for greater responsibility toward Canadian Forces members in a special holiday message to the families of military personnel coping with a recent series...
On Wednesday at 4:30pm EST, Governor General David Johnston will take a seat in the Senate and begin reading the Speech from the Throne to officially open the second session of Canada's 41st Parliament. These are the top 10 policies that need to be addressed.
OTTAWA - Gov. Gen. David Johnston will serve as the sharp end of a political stick that the Harper government is pointing at China this coming week, amid renewed concern that Chinese investment in Can...
In Canada, all this royalty obsession is good for the economy. Every time one of the royals weds, births, divorces or dies, we devote scads of media coverage to the event. Plus our kitsch sellers generate huge revenues importing endless royal memorabilia from China. So maybe it's time for America to monarch up and get on the lucrative royalty bandwagon.
Limiting who can be Canada's head of state to the children of one family in a foreign country is unfair and undemocratic. More than 15 million adult Canadians (and likely their kids as well) want to retire the monarchy and change to a democratically chosen Canadian head of state.
"He's stealing Canadian democracy in plain sight and nobody is screaming about it," noted Elizabeth May last week, at lunch with Laura Stone. Actually, many people are screaming about it. There must b...
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Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, wife of the Governor General of Canada's teenage audience members were victims of sexual abuse participating in an after-school art therapy program that helps them open up and talk. It's one of the many programs at Stepping Stones International -- a small organization working with orphaned and vulnerable youth in Botswana.
As Mike Duffy's senatorial career implosion peaked this week, I was left wondering if all was really as it appeared, or if something far more complex was taking place. If Duffy -- and Wallin, and Brazeau, and others -- are part of a some plan to discredit the Senate to the point that all citizens demand its abolition.
OTTAWA - The plans for Stephen Harper's high-stakes meeting with First Nations leaders on Friday are awash in confusion.After a week of frenetic meetings and back-and-forth among top chiefs, advisers,...
OTTAWA - The Governor General won't attend this Friday's meeting with the prime minister and First Nations leaders.A spokesman for David Johnston says he won't be there because the gathering is a work...
OTTAWA - The Conservative government is creating a new advisory committee to help it choose candidates for vice regal appointments such as the governor general.A release from the Prime Minister's Offi...
Just over a decade ago, the UN declared June 20th as World Refugee Day. But in Canada today, we are losing our noble traditions of welcoming refugees and giving them full benefits. Thankfully, there are organizations like the Canada Centre for Victims of Torture that are trying to help out these immigrants in any way they can.
Six hundred Order of Canada medallists gathered at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on June 18 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee. The medalists, or a goodly portion of them, had 60 years of achievements under their belts. There was a profusion of canes in attendance, as well as walkers and wheelchairs. But the organizers of this event seem not to have expected it.
OTTAWA - Canadians stationed overseas received a special visit over Christmas.The governor general spent the holidays visiting Canadian soldiers and civilians in Italy and Afghanistan."The sacrifice o...
LONGUEUIL, Que. - Canada's Governor General is sending an image of a mascot into space in order to promote a project closer to home.David Johnston will be getting a little help from astronaut Chris Ha...
As thousands of Grade 9 students tag along with mom or dad at work Wednesday, Jacob Halloran will be spending time with Gov. Gen. David Johnston and the Speaker of the House of Commons. Halloran, 14,...
While you're here, can you guys chat up our King Harpernicus regarding environmental issues? Between the tar sands, our positions at international forums, and cuts at Environment Canada, I don't think he's too familiar with the idea.