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Mary Simon

After the resignation of Julie Payette as Governor General in January 2021, Canada went through a period of time, longer than at any other time in its history, without a Governor General before a new one was chosen. This time, the appointment would...

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...

Alexander Cambridge

Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone 1940, by Yousuf Karsh After the sudden death of John Buchan, Canada was in need of a Governor General and quickly. At the time, Canada was deep in the Second World War as it emerged from The Great Depression...

Charles Monck

Today, we begin our fourth season and a journey to discover the Governors General of Canada, from the first, all the way up to our current Governor General Mary Simon. As I mentioned last season, for the Governors General prior to Vincent Massey in...

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