Mary Simon, the new Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Photo: Reuters Mary Simon, the new Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Photo: Reuters
Mary Simon, the new Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Photo: Reuters
Canada

Justin Trudeau appoints Canada’s first indigenous governor general

  • Mary Simon was born in the Nunavik region of northern Quebec and is the former president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, a national advocacy organisation
  • Trudeau said Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has approved the appointment of her representative in Canada

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Mary Simon, the new Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Photo: Reuters Mary Simon, the new Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Photo: Reuters
Mary Simon, the new Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. Photo: Reuters
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