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Adrienne Clarkson

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Who is Adrienne Clarkson?

Adrienne Clarkson: Adrienne Louise Clarkson PC CC CMM COM CD FRSC FRAIC FRCPSC is a Canadian journalist and stateswoman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 26th since Canadian Confederation.

  • also known as Adrienne Louise Poy, Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, Adrienne Poy, Adrienne Louise Clarkson
  • born on (76 years ago) in Hong Kong, child of William Poy and Ethel Poy
  • ethnicity: Hong Kong people, Chinese Canadian
  • nationality: Canada, China
  • religion: Anglicanism
  • education:
  • profession: Politician, journalist, television director, film director, actor, screenwriter, television producer
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  • film directed: The Lust of His Eyes
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Host in a Light Information,Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Performing Arts Program or Series or Arts Documentary Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents", with Gordon Stewart
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Host in a Light Information,Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"
      • Gemini Award for Best Host in a Light Information,Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information, or Performing Arts Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"
      • nominated to Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Performing Arts Program or Series or Arts Documentary Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Performing Arts Program or Series or Arts Documentary Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents" (Black and White to Colour: The Making of 'The English Patient')
      • nominated to Gemini Award for Best Performing Arts Program or Series or Arts Documentary Program or Series - "Adrienne Clarkson Presents"

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Bilingual Education (2008)

by Josue M. Gonzalez

At the beginning of the new century, in January 2001, the Speech from the Throne, delivered by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, affirmed the country's commitment to linguistic duality. Three months later ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Haiti (2012)

by Michael R. Hall

On 4 August 2005, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin nominated Jean to the position of governor general, the monarchy's viceregal representative in Canada, to replace Adrienne Clarkson. Queen Elizabeth II accepted Martin's nomination, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Minorities (2013)

by Carl Skutsch

Moreover, about 18 million are scattered overseas, mainly in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Canada (for instance, Adrienne Clarkson, a governorgeneralofCanada,has Hakka ancestors). Respected scholar and cultural theorist ...

Google previewDictionary of Quotations

Adrienne Clarkson lt is the lives we encounter that make life worth living. Guy de Maupassant ENCOURAGE Leaders must encourage ...

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Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone. (Adrienne Clarkson)
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