Many strong Indigenous candidates for governor-in-council appointments
By Andrew CardozoJul. 14, 2017
The list demonstrates that we are well past the stage of token or unqualified Indigenous appointments.
Former Conservative cabinet minister Leona Aglukkaq is among the many Indigenous Canadians well qualified to taken any number of different senior government jobs, writes Andrew Cardozo. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OTTAWA—Julie Payette is a great choice for the next governor general. If the role includes the ability to inspire Canadians to rise to greater heights, she has it in abundance, metaphorically and in reality.
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