He did it again - he put a whistle in the hands of the Queen's representative in Canada after he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

News 100 blueBy Pepper Parr

September 5th, 2019

BURLINGTON, ON

 

He did it again.

But this time he had met his match.  She already had a Foxcroft whistle.

GG and Foxcroft

Ron Foxcroft with Governor General Julie Payette. That medal on his chest signifies he is a Member of the Order of Canada.

Ron Foxcroft and his family were at Rideau Hall, the Governor General’s official residence. Ron was being made a Member of the Order of Canada.

During the investiture she said. “I have a Fox 40 Whistle.”

Foxcroft responded with: “I will give you two more later”, which he did.

Her Excellency, Julie Payette, met the Foxcroft family and told Dave, Ron’s son, that she did the coin flip at the Grey Cup in Ottawa when he was head referee.

Queen Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Colonel-in-Chief of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, receives Colonel Ronald Foxcroft (Honorary Colonel) at Buckingham Palace in London.

Queen Elizabeth II, in her capacity as Colonel-in-Chief of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, receives Colonel Ronald Foxcroft (Honorary Colonel) at Buckingham Palace in London.

The Governor General now has what is a bit of a collection: A Tiger Cat Fox 40 whistle and a whistle with an NBA logo.

In 2015 Foxcroft was presented to Queen Elizabeth II and found a way to give the Queen a whistle which she said she would use to scare off the Canada Geese that foul her garden lawns.

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