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Prime Minister Trudeau attends the Speech from the Throne to open the second session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada, September 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | Canada has no governor general, for the time being at least. Does anyone care? Should anyone care?
Columnists
Rideau Hall in Ottawa, residence of the Governor General of Canada. Image credit: Ross Dunn/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Athlete and doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif displays a sense of duty rooted in community solidarity. Perhaps he could spare a few moments to gracefully fill the duties of our head of state.
Columnists
Governor General David Johnston. Image: Flickr/Nick Matthews
Rick Salutin | This goes well beyond a slip; it's a conceit with a useful history in disparaging Indigenous claims.
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Rafe Mair | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked Canadians for their views on who should replace David Johnston when he retires. He should concentrate more on the process, argues Rafe Mair.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Many moments stand out from one of Canada's longest election campaigns. Rick Salutin looks back at a few and ponders the possibility of a worst-case scenario after the election.
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Humberto DaSilva | Yeah, Humberto 'Not Rex Murphy' DaSilva got a tinge of the schadenfreude when the Governor General pulled Conrad Black's Order of Canada.
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David J. Climenhaga | Spectacular executive salaries for senior public officials on Alberta’s Sunshine List yesterday contrast with $30,985 for a clerk at the Admin Support 1 grade in the current AUPE collective agreement.
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Idle No More rally in Halifax's Grand Parade
Christopher Majka | There are seldom moments of sheer magic in the world but one certainly took place on January 11, 2012 in the Grand Parade in Halifax. Kisu'lk looked down on Idle No More and beheld a great thing.
Podcast
Muna Mire | Urging scholarly accountability and cross-disciplinary collaboration, Governor General David Johnston asks Canadians to reconsider the role of scholarship at the 2012 Congress of the Humanities.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | There are loads of achievers in this country. But most didn't play a key part in a crisis that was politically charged for the government.
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David J. Climenhaga | Canadians should look to Alberta for signs of who Stephen Harper will pick as Governor General.