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Governors General of Canada, 1838-1976.

James A. Gibson

Governors General of Canada, 1838-1976.

by James A. Gibson

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Published by [Canadian High Commission] in [London] .
Written in English


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SeriesCanada House Canadianstudies -- 4
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Open LibraryOL13883764M

  History. Without interruption since the beginning of European settlement in Canada, a governor or governor general has been at the head of the country as the resident representative of the Crown. Lord Monck, the country's first governor general at Confederation, was sworn in on 1 July Jeanne Sauvé, the 23rd governor general (post-Confederation), was the first woman to be appointed . A few wives of governors-general, notably Ishbel Marjoribanks Gordon, Lady Aberdeen, were described as ‘governesses-general’ but not until did Canada have its first female governor-general (and only the second in the Commonwealth after an earlier appointment in Belize).

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  Novem OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present the Governor General’s Literary Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Wednesday, Novem , at 6 p.m.. Her Excellency will honour the laureates in the English and French categories of fiction, poetry, drama, non-fiction, young people’s . The convention was gradually established throughout the Commonwealth that the governor-general would be a citizen of the country concerned, and would be appointed on the advice of the government of that country, with no input from the British government; Governor General of Canada since and Governor-General of New Zealand since


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