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Governor General of Canada

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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 Briti...

About the Governor General of Canada

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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 ...

Governor-General's Role | Governor-General of the Commonwealth ...

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Apr 6, 2016 ... The Governor-General is appointed by The Queen on the advice of the .... Command-in-Chief of the Canadian naval and military forces in The ...

Harper extends Governor-General David Johnston's term until 2017 ...

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

Governor General - The Canadian Encyclopedia

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Oct 7, 2015 ... As such, the governor general acts as the Crown's representative, ... the first person of Asian heritage to be appointed to the vice-regal position.

Governor General David Johnston

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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 Photo credit: Sgt ...

Canada | The Royal Family - The British Monarchy

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Canada has been a monarchy for centuries - first under the kings of France in the sixteenth, ... Powers of the King were gradually transferred to the Governor- General, ... with a Lieutenant-Governor representing The Queen, appointed by the ...

Office of the Governor General of Canada | Mapleleafweb.com

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Jan 1, 2006 ... When the monarch is not present in Canada, the Governor General is tasked ... In New France, early governors were initially appointed by and ...

The Governor General - Canada.ca

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Dec 7, 2015 ... The Governor General also fulfills important ceremonial duties, such as: ... Samuel de Champlain was appointed the first governor of New ...

Lieutenant Governors | The Monarchist League of Canada

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The lieutenant governors are appointed by the Governor General, in the name of The Queen, on the advice of the prime minister, to represent The Queen in their ...

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Governor General of Canada - Role and Duties

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Much of the role of the Governor General of Canada is ceremonial, but some of ... exercising the special personal authority of the Governor General to appoint or ...

The role of Canada's Governor General - Canada - CBC News

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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 ...

The Governor General of Canada » J.J.'s Complete Guide to Canada

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The office of Governor General of Canada dates back to colonial times, when Britain would appoint men known as governors to run its colonies single- handedly.