Michaëlle Jean

Type: Person
Name: Michaëlle Jean
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Some international students upset by U of O tuition discount

Some international students at the University of Ottawa say it isn't fair that they have to pay more tuition fees than their French-speaking counterparts from abroad.The discount for international students wishing to take classes in French starts for ... [Published CBC - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Haiti - Culture : «We must preserve and enhance the archaeological heritage» dixit Michaëlle Jean

29/08/2014 10:09:10Michaëlle Jean, the UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti, will conduct its next mission to Haiti from August 29 to September 2, accompanied by a leading expert from the Smithsonian Institution, to the discovery of the Haitian archaeological ... [Published Haitilibre.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Conservatives Try To Woo Quebec Voters With Late Summer Campaign

MONTREAL - Federal Conservatives are capping off their summer with a pre-electoral push in Quebec, a charm campaign to help the party rebound in what has proven to be challenging terrain.Denis Lebel, the prime minister's Quebec lieutenant, is banking ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Carleton Celebrates Milestones in 2014-‘15

Carleton University will be celebrating a number of major anniversaries and other important events during the 2014-'15 school year.This year marks the 60th . The milestone will be marked with a celebration attended by students, alumni, faculty and staff. ... [Published Noodls - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Minister Paradis concludes participation at the 5th Congrès mondial acadien

Canada helping to foster economic growth in developing countries as well as providing humanitarian assistance in the West Africa RegionAugust 22, 2014 - Edmundston, New Brunswick - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development CanadaThe Honourable Christian ... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Harper Conservatives Closing Gap On Trudeau Liberals? Not So Fast

The latest poll shows Justin Trudeau's Liberals still lead the governing Conservatives in national voting intentions by a wide margin. Or, according to that same survey, Tories are chipping away the Liberal lead.Which interpretation is correct? Both — ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Province hosts bilateral meetings during World Acadian Congress

Office of the Premier, Intergovernmental Affairs, Francophonie,  August 12, 2014 - Edmundston The provincial government held a series of meetings with a number of visiting dignitaries on the first day of the World Acadian Congress. Some of the dignitaries ... [Published CNB Online - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Official opening of the World Acadian Congress

EDMUNDSTON (GNB) – The official opening of the 2014 World Acadian Congress, held in l’Acadie des terres et forêts (the land and forests of Acadie), takes place tonight in Edmundston.Numerous dignitaries will take part in the ceremony including Premier ... [Published CNB Online - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Barrie needs standalone university campus

First, I should declare my personal bias.Last year, Laurentian University gave me the very special honour of granting me a Doctorate of Laws, presented by chancellor Madame Chretien. This May, former Governor General Michaelle Jean was presented the same ... [Published Alliston Herald - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Natalia Lishchyna Quits Burlington North – Oakville Tory Nomination Race

Conservative Burlington North – Oakville nomination hopeful Natalia Lishchyna has quit the race.Conservative MP Eve Adams’ former rival in a contentious Tory nomination battle has also decided to drop out of the race.Oakville chiropractor Natalia Lishchyna ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

News Corrections for Aug. 6

The Governor General of Canada is the representative of Canada’s head of state, currently Queen Elizabeth II. An Aug. 4 article about former governor general Michaëlle Jean campaigning to become la Francophonie’s secretary general mistakenly referred ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Michaelle Jean faces skepticism in bid for head up La Francophonie

MONTREAL—Some three dozen of the 57 countries that make up La Francophonie, the global club of French-speaking nations, have emerged from the violent and repressive shackles of European colonialism. If Canada’s former governor general Michaëlle Jean has ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 04 2014]

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"the university of ottawa has decided to make its study programs more international, specifically by encouraging french-speaking students, fostering cultural diversity and ensuring a balance between official languages on campus" said the university's chancellor, Michaëlle Jean, in a news release issued in 2013

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Some international students upset by U of O tui... [Published CBC - Sep 01 2014]
Fighting for history: Uncovering the truth of r... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 29 2014]
Haiti - Culture : «We must preserve and enhance... [Published Haitilibre.com - Aug 29 2014]
Conservatives Try To Woo Quebec Voters With Lat... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 28 2014]
Carleton Celebrates Milestones in 2014-‘15 [Published Noodls - Aug 23 2014]
Minister Paradis concludes participation at the... [Published Noodls - Aug 22 2014]
Harper Conservatives Closing Gap On Trudeau Lib... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 22 2014]
Harper Tags Trudeau As 'Elite' In Run Up To 201... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 21 2014]
Minister Paradis promotes economic development ... [Published Government of Canada - Aug 21 2014]
We Need to Make Better Use of Ex-Prime Ministers [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 14 2014]
Province hosts bilateral meetings during World ... [Published CNB Online - Aug 12 2014]
World Acadian Congress continues through Aug. 24 [Published CNB Online - Aug 12 2014]
Official opening of the World Acadian Congress [Published CNB Online - Aug 08 2014]
Barrie needs standalone university campus [Published Alliston Herald - Aug 07 2014]
Natalia Lishchyna Quits Burlington North – Oakv... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 06 2014]
News Corrections for Aug. 6 [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 05 2014]
Michaelle Jean faces skepticism in bid for head... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 04 2014]
Quebec spending millions on diplomatic offices ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 03 2014]
Duffy charges problem for Tories, expect politi... [Published Hill Times - Jul 21 2014]
La Francophonie not ignoring human rights abuse... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
Feds’ move to ram bills through House, again, c... [Published Hill Times - Jun 09 2014]
Elections overhaul bill includes loophole that ... [Published Hill Times - May 14 2014]
Conservatives could lose next election if Harpe... [Published Hill Times - May 12 2014]
Conrad Black: Why are we afraid of constitution... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 03 2014]
Prime Minister Harper could trigger early elect... [Published Hill Times - Apr 14 2014]
Today’s letters: Lamenting the loss of intellec... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 01 2014]
Barbara Kay: University campuses are bastions o... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 28 2014]
WorldPride 2014, the Michaëlle Jean Foundation ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 27 2014]
World: Modern Forms of Slavery Still Thrive amo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Today’s letters: Hey Quebec, don’t let the door... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 14 2014]
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La Francophonie not ignoring human rights abuse... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
OTTAWA — Michaelle Jean disputes suggestions that la Francophonie is turning a blind eye to member states’ human rights problems and has outlived its usefulness, as she seeks to become its next leader. The former governor-general announced last month ...
Conrad Black: Why are we afraid of constitution... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 03 2014]
Following last week’s Supreme Court ruling, Stephen Harper announced that Senate reform is now “off the table.” Inconceivably, Mr. Harper and his so-called Democratic Reform minister, Pierre Poilievre, seem to have imagined that the power to alter or ...
Today’s letters: Lamenting the loss of intellec... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 01 2014]
Re: Political Correctness Isn’t The Problem , Daniel Drache;  Learned Bastions Of Censorship , Barbara Kay , both, March 28. Professor Daniel Drache has highlighted the lack of free speech on campus by admitting that, “Free speech is alive and robust, ...
Barbara Kay: University campuses are bastions o... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 28 2014]
This column was drawn from opening remarks presented at a March 27 Macdonald-Laurier Institute debate in Ottawa, on the resolution: “Free speech in Canadian Universities is an endangered species.” In the past year, a wave of moral panic has swept ...
World: Modern Forms of Slavery Still Thrive amo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World GA/11491 Sixty-eighth General Assembly Plenary77th Meeting (PM) ‘Slave Boats of the Past’ Recall Today’s Refugees, Speaker Says in Keynote Address Efforts to eradicate the legacy of slavery must continue, ...
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