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Lord Dufferin

The first two Governors General I looked at were a bit hands off when it came to their duties in Canada. While they did get involved in various matters, both Charles Monck and John Young disliked Ottawa, and seemed eager to get back to Canada...

John Young

As Charles Monck left his post as Canada’s first Governor General, a new man took over the post, John Young. Young was born on Aug. 31, 1807 in Bombay, India to Sir William Young, who was the director of the East India Company. He would be educated...

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