Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of Dr. Noël A. Kinsella’s last day as Speaker of the Senate of Canada and to announce the appointment of the Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin as the new Speaker:
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will undertake State visits to Chile and Colombia, from November 29 to December 6, 2014.
Canada’s prosperity and quality of life depend on a vast network of public infrastructure – from roads and highways, to bridges, transit systems, water and wastewater infrastructure, ports, airports and recreational and cultural facilities. Investments in Canada’s public infrastructure improve productivity and quality of life, and create jobs, growth, and long-term prosperity from coast to coast to coast.
Building on the Government’s historic infrastructure investments, including under the New Building Canada Plan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced new investments that will continue to build and renew infrastructure and on-reserve schools across the country.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that the five members of the Advisory Committee on Vice-Regal Appointments are now in place to begin the search for appropriate candidates to fill the position of Lieutenant Governor for Manitoba.
Kevin Stewart MacLeod is a native of BoularderieIsland, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He studied at BostonUniversity (Boston, Massachusetts) and CarletonUniversity (Ottawa, Ontario), and received both an under-graduate degree in history/political science and a graduate degree in international affairs. He also pursued studies at l’Université de Bourgogne (Dijon, France).