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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The United Nations has set “Youth Standing Up Against Racism” as the theme for the 2021 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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International Women's Day 2021

As we mark International Women’s Day, I am deeply thankful for the efforts of everyone who works to ensure that women and girls, in Alberta and Canada and across the globe, receive the protections, encouragement and opportunities they need to thrive.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week 2021

World Interfaith Harmony Week is a moment to celebrate the power of dialogue, compassion and acceptance between people of all beliefs.

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Pink Shirt Day 2021

Pink Shirt Day is a moment for us all to recommit to the ongoing work of eliminating bullying from our communities.

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Anniversary of Ukrainian Intl Airlines Crash

As we mark the one year anniversary of the loss of so many lives with the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 our hearts and thoughts reach out to the families,  friends and colleagues who have continued to bear the anguish of this terrible tragedy.

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International Day of Education 2021

Today we mark the United Nation’s International Day of Education, a moment to recognize the extraordinary, transformative power of education to deliver opportunity and hope to all.

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New Year Message from Lieutenant Governor Lakhani

As we say goodbye to 2020, a year that has carried so many challenges for every one of us, it is important to take a moment and reflect on the positive things in our lives.

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National Volunteer Week 2021

The theme for National Volunteer Week 2021 is an idea that holds particular meaning in these extraordinary times.  Value of One, Power of Many reminds us that our individual actions and contributions play an important role in realizing the shared vision we hold for a stronger, healthier and more compassionate future.

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Statement from Lt. Governor Lakhani on the Passing of HRH The Prince Philip

On behalf of all Albertans, I extend deepest sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen and all members of the Royal Family.”

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May is Asian Heritage Month

This special month reminds us that the extraordinary contributions offered through the decades by people of Asian descent have been as diverse as Asian Canadians themselves.

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Victoria Day 2021

As she wishes all Albertans an enjoyable long weekend, the Lieutenant Governor also offers thanks to everyone who has been serving on the front lines of the pandemic.

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Kamloops Residential School Discovery

Lieutenant Governor Lakhani offers her thoughts on the discovery of a mass burial site at the Kamloops Residential School and urges all Albertans to use Indigenous History Month and as opportunity to continue learning.

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Senseless killing of Muslim family in Ontario

Her Honour offers her thoughts and condolences on the loss of a London, Ontario family in an Islamophobic attack.

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Queen's Commonweath Day Message 2021

The Queen and other members of the Royal Family have paid tribute to the way in which communities across the family of nations have come together in response to the pandemic in a special broadcast ahead of Commonwealth Day.

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World Refugee Day 2021

Like many refugees and stateless people through the years, Lieutenant Governor Lakhani was blessed to make a new home in Canada, a country that guarantees human rights, democratic freedom and the rule of law for every citizen

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National Multiculturalism Day

This year is the 50th anniversary of Canada’s official multiculturalism policy and we all can play a role in the ongoing process of building diverse and welcoming communities.

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Canada Day 2021

This Canada Day finds us at a singular moment in our history and gives us the opportunity to reflect, to remember our collective strengths and to address sober realities.