-Parliament will return in October with a speech from the throne following Friday morning’s official prorogation of Parliament.
Gov-General David Johnston refused to answer questions on Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence Tuesday when approached by reporters asking if he was going to meet with the chief who is now in her eighth day of a hunger strike.
The wife of Canada’s Governor General arrived Thursday morning in a remote northern Ontario Ojibway community that has been plagued by drug-fuelled violence.
Canada’s new Governor General was sworn in Friday saying he was looking forward to meeting with “Aboriginal families” in his first speech as the country’s new representative of the Queen.
Aboriginal people will be “reborn from their pain and misery” by drawing on the “strength” from the country’s land, outgoing Governor General Michaelle Jean said in a “Letter to Canadaians” released Thursday.