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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor-general

Governor-General or governor general (plural governors-general), in modern usage, is the title of an office-holder appointed to represent the monarch of a sovereign state in the ... the Dominions as a conglomerate and advised only by an imperial parliament), so too did the governor-general become a direct representative ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor_General_of_Canada

The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian .... Massey stated of this that "a Canadian [as governor general] makes it far ... colleagues to be appointed governor general and represent [the Queen].

www.gg.ca/Responsibilities

Oct 2, 2017 ... The role of the governor general dates back nearly 400 years to ... The governor general represents Canada during State visits abroad and ...

www.gg.gov.au/governor-generals-role

Jun 13, 2017 ... The Governor-General's role is both complex and demanding. ... In other words, the Constitution does not describe the Governor-General's power, ... High Commissioners appointed to represent their countries in Australia; ...

www.australia.gov.au/about-australia/australian-story/governors-general

Apr 1, 2014 ... The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia represents the monarch ... The Governor-General has a wide range of powers, exercised under ... For example, the Australian Constitution does not explicitly state that ...

www.peo.gov.au/learning/fact-sheets/governor-general.html

Together with the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Governor- General is a part of Australia's Parliament. The Governor-General does not have the ...

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

Jul 8, 2010 ... The Governor General acts as the Queen's representative in Canada ... of the provinces once represented the governor general, but now act as direct ... to be Governor General, and the first person to hold the post who did not ...

nationalpost.com/news/politics/what-does-the-governor-general-do-all-day-a-national-post-investigation

Oct 2, 2017 ... Julie Payette has been sworn as governor general. It's entirely possible she is currently overwhelmed with the maddening tonnage of protocol ...

www.kingshouse.gov.jm/index.php/roles-function-of-the-gg

The Governor-General of Jamaica is appointed by Her Majesty The Queen on ... The Governor-General is represented in each parish by a Custos Rotulorum.