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Ottawa – Rideau Hall

Welcome to Canada, where our government is friendly and approachable. We don’t need tanks and barbed wire or walls here…

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Rideau Hall – Mungo Martin Totem pole

In 1946 King George VI appointed the then-Viscount Alexander as Governor General of Canada.  Alexander was a hero of the Second World War, and was considered Britain’s greatest military commander since the Duke of Wellington. Lord Alexander saw his role … Continue reading

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Ottawa – 50th Anniversary of Canadian Governor Generals

Monument for the 50th Anniversary of Canadian Governor Generals Since 1952 when Vincent Massey was appointed as the Governor General of Canada, the position has been held by a Canadian citizen. The monument on the grounds of Rideau Hall celebrates … Continue reading

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