Date: 2017-07-13 02:28 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
"The 53-year-old Montrealer, who speaks six languages..."
"Payette, who is also an accomplished athlete, pianist and choral singer..."
"A computer engineer with a commercial pilot licence..."
"She participated in two space flights to the International Space Station and served as the CSA's chief astronaut between 2000 and 2007."
"Payette is active on a number of causes and has served as a board member for Drug Free Kids Canada as well as being listed as a National Champion of the Trans Canada Trail."

Bloody over-achievers making the rest of us look bad...

:)

Congratulations, Ms. Payette!

Date: 2017-07-13 05:30 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] graydon
It really is quite painfully instructive to compare the biographies of the male and female governor-generals for the last six or so. Also the contrast between Conservative and Liberal appointees is striking.

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