Adrienne Clarkson

$1.6 million: Amount former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson has collected in pension since leaving office in 2005.

$1.1 – $2.5 million: Amount Madame has billed for expenses since 2005.

92: No. of personal pronouns Madame used in a 1,050-word defence of her spending, Globe and Mail, Nov. 3, 2018.


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5 comments on “Adrienne Clarkson
  1. daveS says:

    1. my expenses
    2. I want to address this matter
    3. I have continued to participate
    4. I believe
    5. I always have.
    6. joy of my life.
    7. The financial support I’ve received
    8. extended to my predecessors
    9. to my successors,
    10. In the expenditures that I’ve incurred,
    11. I have always followed the
    12. I fulfilled 182 commitments,
    13. I gave 16 speeches with no
    14. was related to my life as
    15. all of this came to me
    16. I try to do as much as I can.
    17. When you accept the Invitation to become governor-general, you go
    18. this is not a job like any other – you will be engaging
    19. the importance of this to me.


    What would John Ralston Saul do?

  2. Patrick60 says:

    Entitlement!-There’s no life like it. Wonder how much her orange juice was?

  3. miskwabiman says:

    ” I am Adrienne Clarkson, …and you’re not.”

  4. Mommabear says:

    You gotta have balls to believe you actually deserve to be at the trough. Ad nauseum.

  5. Roland Beaulieu says:

    A disgusting example of a Canadian. It’s so disappointing to see her life end with her nose caught in the pig trough. This is how she will be remembered; not by her accomplishments, but by her profligate spending of the Canadian Tax payers money on her extravagant life style and travel. As Trump would comment—SAD!

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