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On July 8, the Governor General presided over the inaugural presentation ceremony of the newly created Polar Medal at the MacBride Museum of Yukon History.
10) My research suggested a large majority agreed that the Governor General had discretion in 2008 to refuse the Prime Minister's request.
Governor General Allen pledged to extend his full support and the Jamaican government's cooperation in this endeavor.
The meeting between the Governor General and the Justices of the Peace was convened by the parish s Lay Magistrate Association, led by President Colin Hitchman.
HH the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has also sent similar cables to the Governor General of Canada on this occasion.
For my part I celebrate the fact that a young woman originally from Wales has succeeded him and she has been appointed by the Queen's representative a woman Governor General.
MUSCAT | Anand Satyanand, Governor General Of New Zealand received at the governor-generalEoe1/4aos headquarters in Wellington yesterday Khalid bin Hashil bin Mohammed Al Maslahi who presented his credentials as the SultanateEoe1/4aos extraordinary, plenipotentiary, accredited and non-resident ambassador to New Zealand.
The MoU was signed between the governor general of Iran's West Azerbaijan province, Vahid Jalalzade, and the governor general of Turkey's Van Province, Monir Karal Oglu.
In late 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper paid two notable visits to the Governor General of Canada at Rideau Hall and offered Her Excellency, Michaelle Jean, advice which sparked controversy among intellectuals, pundits and editorialists.
Grand Ayatollah Lotfallah Safi-Golpayegani has publicly proclaimed that no woman should be named governor general of an Iranian province.
And did Governor General Michaelle Jean violate the principles of responsible government by granting prorogation?
This slim volume presents fourteen essays by professors of political science and constitutional law, together with one journalist, about the issues that arose between 27 November and 4 December 2008, when Prime Minister Harper's minority government, threatened by a suddenly formed coalition, was able to cling to office by securing from the governor general the prorogation of Parliament until 26 January 2009.
The Canada Council provided Thirsk with a copy of the Governor General's Award-winning title in recognition of Thirsk's family ties to Lord Tweedsmuir, the writer and Governor General who established the literary prize.
Two weeks into the first session of Parliament following last October's federal election, with the minority Conservative government facing imminent defeat over an ill-advised financial statement and a possible Liberal-NDP coalition government waiting in the wings, the media suddenly began to speculate about whether Prime Minister Stephen Harper would ask Governor General Michaelle Jean to "prorogue" Parliament.
ANKARA, Apr 27, 2009 (TUR) -- An official welcoming ceremony took place at the Cankaya Presidential Office in honor of Governor General of Sir Anand Satyanand of New Zealand, who is currently paying a state visit to Ankara.
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