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Governor General inspiring youth on first official visit to Nova Scotia

Tuesday, August 07, 2018 4:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

On her first official visit to Nova Scotia as Governor General, Julie Payette included a discussion with local students about her time as an astronaut, hopefully inspiring the youth to reach for the stars.

Trumpets, horns and drums filled the air as a military procession welcomed Payette to Government House in Halifax.

After meeting with the premier, lieutenant-governor and a Mi’kmaq chief, Payette’s next stop was at the Discovery Centre where hundreds of Grade 6 students sat quietly and listened to her speech.

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