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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon

Profile By Iris Winston COMMITMENT TO RECONCILIATION A Governor General for all Canadians The temperature hit 50 below and lower through the winter that Mary May Simon, then a teenager, lived in a tent in the Arctic. Th e relative luxury of Rideau Hall, her current home as the 30th Governor General of Canada, underlines the...

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The Zen of Blueberry Picking

By Mary Simon President Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (2008) When the editor of Inuktitut Magazine, knowing my passion for picking berries, especially blueberries, asked me to write about the experience, I initially resisted. After all, berry picking is a personal experience. Somehow there is a magical and spiritual aspect to being...

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