Published On: Sun, Sep 27th, 2020
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Why the Queen herself has twice delivered Canada’s speech from the throne

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This week saw Gov. Gen. Julie Payette carry out one of her more significant parliamentary duties as the Queen’s representative — opening up the new session of Canada’s Parliament by delivering the speech from the throne. But there have been two occasions in which the Queen herself has read the throne speech in Ottawa.

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