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Recognition of Sacrifices of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in Gallipoli

Honourable senators, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are proud of their military heritage and suffered horrendous losses in the First World War. Although we did not join the Canadian Confederation until 1949, we fought in both World Wars alongside Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and other Commonwealth countries. Following the First World War, five battlefield memorials were built in France and Belgium to commemorate Newfoundland’s sacrifices and contributions. The memorials are…
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Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (5th Anniversary)

Honourable senators, as a chartered professional accountant, it is my privilege to highlight an important milestone for Canada’s accounting profession. April 1 will mark the fifth anniversary of the profession’s national body, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada — or CPA Canada, as it is known — officially becoming operational. The Canadian CPA unites three historic accounting designations into one globally respected and influential designation: the CA designation, the CGA designation…
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Congratulations on Gold and Bronze Medal Performances

Honourable senators, I rise today to congratulate Canadian figure skater and Newfoundlander Kaetlyn Osmond, who triumphed on the world stage during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Kaetlyn, originally from Marystown in Newfoundland and Labrador, is an amazing figure skater who had a remarkable comeback after she suffered an injury in 2014 that would not allow her to skate, much less compete in a figure-skating championship. After her off-season and recovery in 2015, she was able to trai…
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