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The Idea of Canada free pdf From our present Governor General, a series of 50 (of several thousand) carefully chosen letters he has written to people he has admired and befriended over his seventy-plus years, that sets out Mr. Johnston's frank, informed, and novel thoughts about Canada.

About David Johnston

Sworn in on October 1, 2010, His Excellency the Right Honourable DAVID JOHNSTON is the 28th governor general since Confederation. He holds an LL.B. from Queen's University (1966)- an LL.B. from the University of Cambridge (1965)- and an AB from Harvard University (1963). While at Harvard, he was twice selected for the All-American hockey team and was named to Harvard's Athletic Hall of Fame. He was the first non-American to chair Harvard's Board of Overseers. He became dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario in 1974. In 1979, he was named principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University, and in July 1994, he returned to teaching as a full-time professor in the McGill Faculty of Law. In June 1999, he became the fifth president of the University of Waterloo. David Johnston is the author or co-author of 24 books including new editions, holds honorary doctorates from over 20 universities and is a Companion of the Order of Canada. He is married to Sharon Johnston, and they have five daughters and 12 grandchildren. The author lives in Rideau Hall, Ottawa.

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Author : David Johnston
Publisher : McClelland
Data Published :
ISBN : 0771050771
EAN : 9780771050770
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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