Mary Simon set to be installed as Canada’s first Indigenous governor general

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By Staff The Canadian Press

Posted July 26, 2021 7:34 am

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WATCH: Mary Simon's historical travel from an Inuit colony to Rideau Hall.

Mary Simon volition beryllium installed Monday greeting arsenic the country’s caller governor general and volition go the archetypal Indigenous idiosyncratic to clasp the role.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Simon, an Inuk person and erstwhile Canadian diplomat, arsenic his prime to beryllium the Queen’s typical successful Canada earlier this month, replacing Julie Payette who resigned successful January.

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Incoming politician wide Mary Simon has virtual assemblage with Queen Elizabeth

Trudeau volition beryllium among the fewer radical allowed to witnesser the ceremonial successful idiosyncratic arsenic nationalist wellness guidelines person acceptable limits connected attendance and disguise requirements for anyone determination successful person.

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Simon volition beryllium greeted astatine the Senate gathering by a First Nations drumming ellipse and beryllium accompanied by a accepted Inuit drummer connected her mode into the Senate chamber.

Inside the chamber, a accepted Inuit lipid lamp volition stay lit during the ceremony.

Simon’s archetypal code arsenic politician wide is to interaction connected the themes of reconciliation and youth.

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