Speeches

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10:10 ADT (Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014) - Employment and Social Development Canada

The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), at the Canadian Association on Gerontology's 43rd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting

It is a pleasure to be here speaking to such a distinguished group of experts from across our great nation. First, I want to thank you for the contribution you all are making to the growing field of gerontology. The work you do is immensely important now and especially into the future as demographics continue to shift....

11:09 ADT (Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014) - Governor General of Canada

Launch of the 2014 Poppy Campaign

I am honoured to welcome all of you to Rideau Hall for the launch of the Poppy Campaign and to receive the first poppy........

11:06 ADT (Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014) - Governor General of Canada

Presentation of Decorations for Bravery Ceremony

Welcome to Rideau Hall, the home of the people of Canada........

16:32 ADT (Monday, Oct 20, 2014) - Natural Resources Canada

Notes for an Address by the Honourable Greg Rickford Minister of Natural Resources at the U.S. - Canada Energy Summit

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. It is certainly great to be here today. You know, I want to jump right into our conversation, and I'm looking at the list of folks that I ought to acknowledge. There are so many distinguished people here. Suffice it to say I'm glad and honoured to be in your presence, both to our Ambassadors for making the trip here to this beautiful city, former premiers and the likes. Thank you for this opportunity. And of course a thank you to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, specifically to Ivo and Rachel for putting on this opportunity for us....

13:22 ADT (Monday, Oct 20, 2014) - Governor General of Canada

Presentation of the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Take a moment to think about the people who matter to you the most. Now imagine their rights being stripped away, their lives marginalized, their opportunities seized. It is easy to say that this is unacceptable and unfathomable, but much harder to take action......

09:25 ADT (Saturday, Oct 18, 2014) - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Speaking Notes for the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health: On Canada's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Thank you for joining us today. I am joined by Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Gregory Taylor, as well as Dr. Judith Bosse, Assistant Deputy Minister at the Public Health Agency of Canada, and a representative from the Red Cross....

09:17 ADT (Saturday, Oct 18, 2014) - Governor General of Canada

Gala to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal 22e Régiment

It is with the greatest pleasure that I congratulate all of you on the 100th anniversary of the Royal 22e Régiment....

09:14 ADT (Saturday, Oct 18, 2014) - Governor General of Canada

Persons Day

On October 18, 1929, thanks to their intellectual competency and their determination, Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Muir Edwards won the long legal battle they had begun to ensure that Canadian women were recognized as persons. In so doing, they opened the doors to the Senate and paved the way for women to take part in all aspects of public life....

17:32 ADT (Friday, Oct 17, 2014) - Governor General of Canada

The Quebec Conference, 1864: 150 years later Conference

Thank you for welcoming me so warmly. I am delighted to be here for this timely and important gathering......

16:25 ADT (Friday, Oct 17, 2014) - Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Speech for Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, at the Economic Club of Canada

I doubt I have to explain to many of you what the role of the President of the Treasury Board entails within the Government of Canada....

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