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Jean Supports Adoption
September 2, 2006 permalink
Canada's Governor General Michaëlle Jean, an adoptive parent herself, supports adoption. The article does not say whether she supports the methods used to separate babies from their parents.
GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA BECOMES PATRON OF THE ACC
The Adoption Council of Canada (ACC) is proud to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D. Governor General of Canada has agreed to be the Patron of the organization.
This formal grant of patronage provides the ACC with the name and status of vice-regal office.
The board and staff of the ACC are very honoured by this announcement, as Her Excellency is the first Patron of the organization. “We are particularly pleased that the Governor General has agreed to be a patron of the Adoption Council of Canada because of her deep concern about disadvantaged children and her personal knowledge of adoption” proclaims Sandra Scarth, President of the ACC.
Source: the Adoption Council of Canada