His Honour Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, toured the Cupids Legacy Centre and attended the Official Opening of the Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador Display.
His Honour Frank Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Honorary Colonel, hosted a Meeting of Honorary Colonels of Provincial Military Regiments at Government House.
In happier news HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated his 93rd Birthday.
In Manitoba His Honour Philip Lee Attended the 50th Anniversary Gala Concert of the Sarah Sommer Chai Folk Ensemble at Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall. 'Chai' means 'alive' in Hebrew and is a type of group dance set to music.
In Alberta His Honour Donald Stewart Ethell hosted a Reception for new Consul General of Japan in Calgary.
Once again back to the Governor General who presented the Michener Award for outstanding public service in journalism, as well as the Michener-Deacon Fellowships and the Michener-Baxter Special Award in a ceremony at Rideau Hall. His Excellency's speech can be found here.
His Honour Philip Lee, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, attended the University of Winnipeg Spring Convocation.
In Manitoba His Honour Philip Lee Attended the Fenestration Canada's President Dinner at The Fort Garry Hotel. Fenestration Canada is an organization promoting the door and window industry (no one said the life of a vice-regal representative was glamourous).
Their Honours Frank F. Fagan and Mrs. Patricia Fagan attended the Canadian Forces Station St. John’s Annual Mess Dinner at the Surgeon Lieutenant- Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building.
The Governor General warmly welcomed the creation of the Diamond Jubilee Scholarships. The program was apparently a collaborative effort between former PM Chretien, the federal government, the provincial governments business, and universities. According to the Governor General's website, "The new program, to be launched this fall, will award 1500 scholarships over five years to Canadian students at the graduate and undergraduate level for internships or academic study for periods of four months to one year in another Commonwealth country. The scholarship will also be available to students from Commonwealth countries to attend a Canadian university for up to two years of masters or doctoral studies."
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