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Legacy of Govenor General Michaelle Jean

2010-10-04

Queen’s University Professor Emeritus Ned Franks is available to discuss the legacy of Governor General Michaelle Jean, who will step down from her job on Oct. 1.

Professsor Franks can discuss Jean’s five-year career and feels the GG has done a good job, especially on one contentious constitutional issue: the 2008 decision to prorogue Parliament. Professor Franks taught at Queen’s for 35 years, has written and edited 13 books – including The Parliament of Canada and Dissent and the State – and is one of Canada’s leading experts on Parliament.

To arrange an interview, please contact Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca, or Kristyn Wallace at 613.533.6000 ext. 79173 or kristyn.wallace@queensu.ca at News and Media Services, Queen’s University.

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