Ottawa: Kingston lawyer Robert P. Tchegus of the law firm Cunningham Swan was a guest of honour Thursday when the Harper government unveiled the designs of the Parliament of Canada’s new Sir John A. Macdonald Building. MORE
“We are honoured that Chief Justice McLachlin has graciously agreed to lead our Sir John A. walk later this month,” said Arthur Milnes, Commissioner of the Sir John A. Macdonald Bicentennial Commission. “This will allow Queen’s University Law students and local high school students the rarest of opportunities to learn about Canada’s history and the Supreme Court from the Chief Justice herself.” MORE
One of Canada’s leading broadcast journalists will be in Kingston next month to serve as guest leader of the Limestone City’s famed Sir John A. Macdonald walking tour, In Sir John A.’s Footsteps. - MORE
“I am pleased to announce that the first person in Canada named John Macdonald who contacts our Sir John A. Macdonald Bicentennial Commission will be Kingston’s guest of honour on Canada Day,” said Arthur Milnes, Commissioner of the non-profit, non-partisan group encouraging Canadians to mark the fast-approaching 200th birthday of Canada’s Father of Confederation in 2015. “They will be given a free hotel room at Kingston’s famed Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre on July 1, be the guest of honour on a Sir John A. Macdonald-themed walking tour on July 2 and even have their pictures taken with Sir John A. himself (actor Matthew Donovan). We will also be inviting the winner of the John Macdonald Contest to march in Kingston’s Canada Day Parade.” - MORE
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