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Our new governor general

Our new governor general

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Published by C.P.R. in [Montréal? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devonshire, Victor Christian William Cavendish, -- Duke of, -- 1868-1938.,
  • Governors general -- Canada -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 71324
    ContributionsCanadian Pacific Railway Company.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (13 fr.)
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17473906M
    ISBN 10066571324X

    Each year, the Canada Council for the Arts honours the best books in Canadian literature with the Governor General’s Literary Awards. This year, we have four finalists in the Young People’s Literature categories, one in text and three in illustrated books. Congratulations to our authors and illustrators! Finalist for Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books [ ].   Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin chose Jean to be the governor general of Canada, and in August , it was announced Queen Elizabeth II approved the choice. After Jean's appointment, some questioned her loyalty, because of reports of her and her husband's support of Quebec independence, as well as her dual French and Canadian : Susan Munroe. New Jersey and Virginia pay their governors the sixth-highest salary of any in the United States. The salary is set at $, in those two states. The governor of New Jersey is Republican Chris Christie, who unsuccessfully sought the presidential nomination after failing to shake off a political scandal during his administration.


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