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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 monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lieutenant_governor_(Canada)

In Canada, a lieutenant governor is the viceregal representative in a ... The lieutenant governors are appointed by the Governor General of Canada on the advice of his or her prime minister, usually ...

www.lop.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Pages/govgeneral.aspx?Menu=GG

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.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 some of ... Appointment and Duties of the Canadian Governor General.

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

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.

www.gg.ca/GovernorGeneral

Oct 30, 2016 ... The Governor General Designate David Johnston with Her Majesty ... to the appointment of David Johnston as the 28th Governor General of ...

www.craigmarlatt.com/canada/government/gg.html

The Governor General is selected by the Prime Minister and formally appointed by the Sovereign to act as her representative in Canada. The appointment is ...

www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-governor-appointment-diversity-1.3447306

Feb 13, 2016 ... Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says when it comes time to choose a new governor general next year, the appointment will take into account ...

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 ...