Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Changes at the Canadian Heraldic Authority
The Governor General of Canada announced today (May 20, 2020) the appointment of Samy Khalid as the new Chief Herald of Canada, and the appointment of Claire Boudreau (the former Chief Herald) as Margaree-Chéticamp Herald Emeritus.
This photo of Dr. Boudreau and Dr. Khalid was taken in 2014.
Dr. Khalid is the third Chief Herald of Canada since the founding of the Canadian Heraldic Authority in 1988, the first being Robert Watt and the second Claire Boudreau.
The Governor General's announcement of these new appointments can be found on-line at: https://www.gg.ca/en/media/news/2020/governor-general-announces-appointment-new-chief-herald-canada?fbclid=IwAR0YsdiToK05Q3VBZzXY_XWUCtmuogI1xkDDT5p8n_N_zW7gzreQNOVWt3w