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Daily Archives: 2018-11-16

Canada’s PM Trudeau pay respect to his roots as a descendant of William Farquhar

While in Singapore to talk business and trade at the margins of the ASEAN and East Asia summits, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took some personal time to visit Fort Canning, specifically to pay respects to this great-great-great-great grandmother Esther Bernard, who was the daughter of the first British Resident and Commandant of Singapore, Major-General William Farquhar. Mrs Bernard’s mother …

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