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...
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 ...
Mar 17, 2015 ... Canada's 28th governor-general “has made remarkable ... his appointment
would most likely have meant appointing his successor this summer ...
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 ...
Jul 26, 2016 ... 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
Jan 1, 2006 ... Governors General have their historical roots in Canada's colonial past. In the ...
In New France, early governors were initially appointed by and ...
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.
The governor general is commander-in-chief of Canada. This role has been
expressly conferred on the governor general as per the Letters Patent
Dec 17, 2015 ... From 1867 to 1931, Canada's governor general was chosen by the Sovereign,
and the person chosen was always a British aristocrat. In 1931 ...
Oct 19, 2015 ... The Canadian prime minister is the head of our federal government and as ... The
Governor General in Council appoints Supreme Court of ...