Adrienne clarkson says she owes canada everything after all, it took a penniless refugee and allowed her to become an accomplished journalist, the 26th governor general of canada, a bestselling author and a role model for women everywhere. Speakers / topics: diversity and inclusion diversity and inclusion means respect and appreciation of differences in ethnicity, gender, nationality, physical ability, sexual orientation, religion, and other categories used to define and separate us our speakers challenge status quo thinking, encourage acceptance, and embrace equality for all. Adrienne louise clarkson is a canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as governor general of canada, the 26th since canadian confederation clarkson arrived in canada with her family in 1941 as a refugee from hong kong and was raised in ottawa, ontario.
The office of the governor general, canada's oldest continuing institution, is a thread that ties canadians together from samuel de champlain in 1608 to viscount monck in 1867 to vincent massey in 1952 to adrienne clarkson today, the role of the governor general dates back nearly 400 years. Adrienne louise clarkson pc cc cmm com cd (née adrienne louise poy, 10 february 1939) is a canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as governor general of canada, the 26th since that country's confederation. Clarkson, adrienne (1939- ) adrienne clarkson, nee poy, was born in hong kong and emigrated to ottawa, canada, with her family in 1942 she attended elementary and secondary school in ottawa and enrolled at the university of toronto.
Carlyle group fraud: usis & westhusing murder by wayne madsen the problems with the 1997 privatization of the office of federal investigations (ofi), which ultimately became us investigations services (usis), now owned by the carlyle group, were known to members of congress, according to a former ofi official. Adrienne louise clarkson pc cc cmm com cd frsc fraic frcpsc (chinese: 伍冰枝 pinyin: wǔ bīngzhī née poy, february 10, 1939) is a hong kong-born canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as governor general of canada, the 26th since canadian confederation. Adrienne louise clarkson pc cc cmm com cd frsc fraic frcpsc (chinese: 伍冰枝 pinyin: wǔ bīngzhī née poy, february 10, 1939) is a hong kong-born canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as governor general of canada, the 26th since canadian confederation.
During his canadian visit, mawlana hazar imam met with the governor-general of canada, as well as senior government and jamati leaders, and granted four golden jubilee darbars across the country. Her excellency the right honourable adrienne clarkson, governor general of canada, will preside at the fourth investiture ceremony of the order of merit of the police forces on tuesday, june 28, 2005, at 11:00 am, at rideau hall. Adrienne clarkson penniless, they settled in ottawa in 1941 where she eventually attended university, became a journalist with the cbc and, in 1991, she became canada's 26th governor general. Canada became a country at confederation in 1867 the system of government is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy her majesty queen elizabeth ii is queen of canada and head of state the governor general is the representative of the queen in canada as a constitutional monarchy.
On wednesday, 21 october 2009, the ismaili centre, london and the canadian high commission presented a lecture by the right honourable adrienne clarkson, former governor general of canada, titled needing each other: human beings and the challenge of the environment as canada's 26th governor. In about two weeks, apex will be holding its 2017 symposium on the theme of celebrating leadership, innovation and diversity attendees of the two-day event will have the opportunity to participate in sessions and workshops and hear keynote addresses from prominent leaders like the right honourable adrienne clarkson, canada's 26th governor general, michael wernick, clerk. Governor general clarkson will deliver the university of toronto faculty association's cb macpherson lecture on wednesday, march 31, at 7:00 pmon april 1, governor general clarkson and john ralston saul will spend the day in the regent park neighbourhood and participate in several activities during a walking tour. Diversity of speakers, the authenticity of each adrienne clarkson, 26th governor general of canada canada • maryam monsef, canadian minister for dem.
Adrienne louise clarkson pc cc cmm com cd frsc(hon) (chinese: 伍冰枝 pinyin: wǔ bīngzhī née poy, february 10, 1939) is a hong kong -born canadian journalist, politician, and stateswoman who served as governor general of canada, the 26th since canadian confederation. The rt hon adrienne clarkson, 26th governor general of canada (1999-2005), co-chair, institute for canadian citizenship georgios kaminis , mayor of athens irina bokova, director general, unesco. The governor general of canada is the queen's representative and symbolic head of state she can dissolve parliament but mainly her role is to represent canada to the world and to ourselves after six years of adrienne clarkson, a minority woman who worked for the canadian broadcasting corporation.