The Governor General has recorded messages for the Haitian people in English, French and Creole, the Creole version broadcast on radio in Haiti. Meanwhile, Canadian Press reports from Ms. Jean’s appearance at a vigil in Montreal tonight.
When seven-year-old Natasha Olivo wanted to discuss aid to Haiti, she went right to the top – Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean. The youngster bounded up to the Haitian-born Jean at a vigil Friday evening in support of the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean country and soon found herself sitting on the vice-regal knee.
“I’m going to help the people from Haiti,” Natasha said she told the Governor General, who had a lengthy conversation with the little girl which both of them punctuated with animated gestures. “I’m going to give them some money,” Natasha told The Canadian Press. “I already gave them some money because of my mom. She (Jean) said ‘good for you.’ “