Post Reply Justin Trudeau says next GG will 'reflect the diversity of Canada'
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In a Friday announcement in Toronto, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hinted at the nature of the coming change-up in the governor general's office.

Trudeau said the next appointment would express Canada's diversity and referenced the answer he gave last November when he was asked why he created a cabinet with equal number of men and women.

"I suspect I might be saying 'because it's 2017' when the time for that decision [on the Governor General] comes around to be explained," he said.

"I can reassure you, I will take into account the nature of Canada and the desire of Canadians to see institutions and appointments across the government that reflect the diversity of Canada," said Trudeau.


"We appoint people who look like Canada, who understand the extraordinary diversity of Canada and highlight the amazing fact that Canada is one of the few (places) in the world that is made stronger because of its differences."

Trudeau commended current Gov. Gen. David Johnston on the work he's done to represent Canada, push innovation and work on youth issues.

"He's doing an exceptional job and I'm proud to have him as our Governor General," said Trudeau, noting that he'll have big shoes to fill when the time comes.

Johnston was appointed by former-prime minister Stephen Harper on July 8, 2010. In 2015, Johnston agreed to a two-year extension to his original five-year term. He'll serve until September, 2017.

Prior to Johnston, Michaëlle Jean served at the post from 2005 to 2010. Jean was the first governor general of Caribbean origin.

Preceding Jean, Adrienne Clarkson served from 1999 to 2005. Clarkson was the first Chinese-Canadian to be appointed to the post.

The prime minister was visiting the Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club to announce a $106-million boost and doubling of the Canada Summer Jobs program. Friday marked Trudeau's 100th day in office.


http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-governor-appointment-diversity-1.3445877

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D4nc3Style wrote:
Congrats, Canada you elected tumblr.


I know you're just shitposting because brown people scare you, but really? That punchline doesn't even work. Well, I suppose it works if the only thing you know about Canada is that its north somewhere and there are bears.

You need to up your shitpost game, man. This is bush league.
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runec wrote:


D4nc3Style wrote:
Congrats, Canada you elected tumblr.


I know you're just shitposting because brown people scare you, but really? That punchline doesn't even work. Well, I suppose it works if the only thing you know about Canada is that its north somewhere and there are bears.

You need to up your shitpost game, man. This is bush league.


You figured me out, brown people scare me (I'm being sarcastic since you're gonna think I'm being honest with that statement). Moron.


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You figured me out, brown people scare me (I'm being sarcastic since you're gonna think I'm being honest with that statement). Moron.


Man, that was even worse. Like a 1.8/10 at best at the judge's table. Might have gotten up to a 2.5 but Scalia died so.
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runec wrote:


D4nc3Style wrote:
You figured me out, brown people scare me (I'm being sarcastic since you're gonna think I'm being honest with that statement). Moron.


Man, that was even worse. Like a 1.8/10 at best at the judge's table. Might have gotten up to a 2.5 but Scalia died so.


Goody for me. I could honestly care less about what you think. Nice attempt at trolling, though.

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Politics

At least it's not half as bad as where I live-
Some interesting proposals we may see, but one thing is to promise and other is to effectuate.
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D4nc3Style wrote:
Goody for me. I could honestly care less about what you think. Nice attempt at trolling, though.


And yet you respond! Clearly indicating that somewhere in that cold, black heart you do indeed care about me. If only the tiniest bit. Yes, the embers may be pitiful, even futile before the bleak void that they face. But someday, my friend, someday with a little nurturing they might grow and give some manner of warmth to your frigid, empty soul.

And on that day, you will become a real boy.
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D4nc3Style wrote:
Goody for me. I could honestly care less about what you think. Nice attempt at trolling, though.


And yet you respond! Clearly indicating that somewhere in that cold, black heart you do indeed care about me. If only the tiniest bit. Yes, the embers may be pitiful, even futile before the bleak void that they face. But someday, my friend, someday with a little nurturing they might grow and give some manner of warmth to your frigid, empty soul.

And on that day, you will become a real boy.


I care about you about as much as I care for the refugees complaining about their free shit.

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D4nc3Style wrote:
I care about you about as much as I care for the refugees complaining about their free shit.


Aww, you're cute when you're all tsundere.
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Well that's one way to polish minorities as pretty figureheads that didn't deserve their position....to be forever questioned on their legitimacy and deserving of the position...a mere token to be used for political leverage.

How cruel of him to do.

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Canada has diversity?
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I mean, I did not vote for this man so..
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As much as his whole diversity for diversity sake BS pisses me off, it's still better than 4 more years of Harper or that joke of a Mulcair.

-My friend went so far to make a steam group called, "HarperYouth" >_>
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Canada has diversity?


IKR? i thought they just had lots of snow.
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