Speaker: Honourable Gordon Gosse

Published by Order of the Legislature by Hansard Reporting Services and printed by the Queen's Printer.

Fourth Session

MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012


HON. DENISE PETERSON-RAFUSE « : Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the honourable Premier, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas the Duke of Edinburgh's Award was founded in 1956, came to Canada in 1963, and is now awarded in more than 130 countries around the world; and

Whereas the Duke of Edinburgh's Award recognizes the outstanding commitment and dedication of young Canadians in areas of community service, adventure, physical recreation, and personal skills development; and

Whereas the award is sometimes presented honorarily to adults who exemplify leadership, and who make significant contributions to their communities and country;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of this House congratulate recently honoured Nova Scotians such as Senator John Buchanan, Rita MacNeil, the Honourable Wayne Adams, and the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Truro-Bible Hill who received honorary Duke of Edinburgh's Awards on the occasion of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee.

Mr. Speaker, I request waiver of notice and passage without debate.

MR. SPEAKER « » : There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.