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GG in Saskatoon August 23, 2010

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As part of her final tour of Canada, the Governor General, Her Excellency Michaelle Jean, will be in Saskatoon for several events today and tomorrow; including a speaking engagement on Women’s Rights at the University of Saskatchewan, a youth dialogue session at the Egadz youth centre, and a Gala event at TCU this evening, which will include performances from some of Saskatchewan’s best performing artists.

More in today’s Star Phoenix.

Be sure to see Tuesday’s paper for some pictures of the events!

Australian PM Calls for Republic in Election Campaign August 17, 2010

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CBC News has the full details.

“During national debates in the 1990s, the issue divided Australians. Replacing the monarchy with a president elected by Parliament was voted down in a 1999 referendum.”