LIVE on CBC News – Mary Simon sworn in as Canada’s next Governor General

Mary Simon, originally from Nunavik, the Inuit region of Arctic Quebec, is being sworn in as Canada’s 30th Governor General.

She is the first Indigenous person to hold the post.

The ceremony is taking place at the Senate building in Ottawa and is being streamed by CBC News  in English and Inuktitut.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: Mary Simon being named as Canada’s next Governor General has national & global significance, say Inuit leaders, Eye on the Arctic

Finland: Miners hunting for metals to battery cars threaten Finland’s Sámi reindeer herders’ homeland, The Independent Barents Observer

Norway: The Arctic railway: Building a future or destroying a culture?, Eye on the Arctic

Russia: Indigenous Peoples call on Nornickel’s global partners to demand environmental action, The Independent Barents Observer

United States: Indigenous groups in Alaska welcome Biden’s bid to protect critical Bering Sea area, Radio Canada International

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