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2009-05-27 13:09:07

Canada's governor ate a piece of a raw seal's heart after it was slaughtered during her official Arctic trip to show solidarity with embattled Inuit seal hunters.

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2009-02-13 08:05:00

Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean's geography lesson for Ottawa school children was highlighted by her mistakenly naming a mountain range.

2008-08-25 12:00:37

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, announced today the awarding of four Stars of Courage and 49 Medals of Bravery. The recipients will be invited to receive their decorations at a ceremony to be held at Rideau Hall at a later date.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.