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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_General_of_Canada

The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian .... However, between 1867 and 1931, governors general were appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British Cabinet. Thereafter, in accordance ...

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As the representative of the Sovereign in Canada, the Governor General exercises virtually all of the Crown's powers. The Governor General is appointed by the ...

www.cbc.ca/news/canada/the-role-of-canada-s-governor-general-1.907373

Jul 8, 2010 ... The role of Canada's Governor General ... The Governor General is appointed by the Queen on the advice of the prime minister. The term is ...

www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/harper-extends-governor-general-david-johnstons-term-by-two-more-years/article23506366

Mar 17, 2015 ... Canada's 28th governor-general “has made remarkable ... his appointment would most likely have meant appointing his successor this summer ...

www.thoughtco.com/role-of-the-governor-general-of-canada-508238

Feb 6, 2017 ... Much of the role of the Governor General of Canada is ceremonial, but ... the special personal authority of the Governor General to appoint or ...

www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=13874

Jan 30, 2017 ... His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General and. Commander-in-Chief of Canada

www.ourcommons.ca/About/Compendium/ParliamentaryFramework/c_d_rolecrowngovernorgeneral-e.htm

The Sovereign is represented in Canada by the Governor General. ... In practice, he or she must appoint the leader of the party winning the most seats in the ...

www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/governor-general

Oct 7, 2015 ... In 1952, Vincent Massey became the first Canadian since Pierre de Vaudreuil to be appointed governor general. Afterwards, a tradition of ...

www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/astronauts/2017-julie-payette-gg.asp

Jul 13, 2017 ... The Canadian Space Agency would like to congratulate Julie Payette on her appointment as the next Governor General of Canada.