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David Johnston

For the first time in the 21st century, Canada would have a male Governor General. In fact, when David Johnston took over from Michaelle Jean in 2010, he was the first male Governor General in 11 years. As well, in a marked change from the 20th...

Michaelle Jean

For the first time in Canadian history, a female Governor General would be replaced, not by a male Governor General, but another female Governor General. Such was the case in 2005 when Michaelle Jean replaced Adrienne Clarkson, but we are getting...

Romeo LeBlanc

Romeo LeBlanc

Since Vincent Massey had become the first Canadian-born Governor General, there had been Governors General from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. So far, both coasts of Canada had not been represented yet, but that would change...

Ray Hnatyshyn

Since Vincent Massey became the first Canadian born Governor General, the country had had one Governor General born in Ontario, three who were Francophone, one from Manitoba and one from Alberta. After Jeanne Sauve finished her term as Governor...

Georges Vanier

After Vincent Massey made history as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada, it was up to his replacement, Georges Vanier, to make history as well. For Vanier, not only was he Canadian born, but he would become the first Francophone...

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