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Who is the 2008 Governor General of Canada?

Michaelle Jean is the Governor General of Canada.


Who elects Canada's governor general?

The Governor General of Canada is not elected.Her Majesty the Queen of Canada appoints the Governor General on the advice of the Prime Minister of Canada.


Who does the governor general represent in Canada?

The Governor General represents Her Majesty the Queen of Canada.


Who was the first governor general of Canada?

The Governor General of Canada at Confederation was the Right Honourable The Viscount Monck.The first governor general of Canada was John Alexander Macdonald.


What is the position of the governor general?

Which governor-general? The governor-general of Canada is in a different position than the governor-general of Australia.


Is Governor-General always hyphenated?

As per the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General of Canada, Canada does not use a hyphen for "Governor General".


What is the salary of the Governor General of Canada?

The Governor General of Canada earns CAD $129,800 per annum.


First woman governor general of Canada?

The first woman to serve as Governor General was the Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé, the 23rd Governor General of Canada.


Who was the governor general of upper Canada?

In what year? ========== Upper Canada had a Lieutenant Governor.


How do you become the governor general of Canada?

Her Majesty the Queen of Canada appoints the Governor General (on the advice of the prime minister).


The Governor General in Canada is?

The current Governor General of Canada is Her Excellency the Right Honourable David Lloyd Johnston.


Who was the first governor general in Canada?

The first Governor General of [modern-day] Canada was the Right Honourable The Viscount Monck.


Who is the incoming Governor General in Ontario Canada?

The new Governor General of Canada will be David Johnston, who is the president of the University of Waterloo.


Who was the first woman governor general for Canada?

The first female Governor General of Canada was the Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé.


Who was the governor general of Canada in 1867?

In 1867, The Right Honourable The Viscount Monck G.C.M.G., P.C., was Governor General of Canada.


Who was governor general in Canada in 1983?

The Governor General during 1983 was The Right Honourable Ed Schreyer, the 22nd Governor General.


Who is the governor general of Toronto?

A Governor General is the Chief Executive Officer of a Commonwealth Realm. Canada has a Governor General. Toronto is a city in Canada. The Governor General of Canada is David Lloyd Johnston.The Chief Executive Officer of the City of Toronto is the Mayor of Toronto, currently Rob Ford.


Who was the governor general of Canada in 1860?

The Governor General of the Province of Canada in 1860 was Sir Edmund Walker Head, 8th Baronet.


Who is Governor General of Canada right now?

Currently, the Governor General of Canada is His Excellency the Right Honourable David Lloyd Johnston.


How do you verbally address the Governor General of Canada?

The Governor General of Canada should be initially addressed in conversation as Your Excellency (or simply Excellency), and subsequently as Ma'am (or Sir, in the case of a male governor general).


Who is the representative of head of state in Canada?

The head of state of Canada is Queen Elizabeth II. The Governor General of Canada is her representative in Canada. The current Governor General of Canada is His Excellency David Johnston.


Who was first governor general of Canada?

At Confederation, the Governor General was The Right Honourable The Viscount Monck.


Who represent the governor general in a parish?

The Governor General of Canada is the representative of the current Monarch.


Who is the governor general of Canada at the moment?

As of 2014, the Governor General of Canada is David Lloyd Johnston. He became Governor General in 2010 after Michaelle Jean left office after her mandatory 5-year term.


Who was the first female governor general of Canada and what year?

Jeanne Sauvé was the first female Governor General of Canada, serving from 1984-1990.