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John Buchan

After the relatively low-key time of Lord Bessborough, the new Governor General would bring a passion for Canada that extended back decades. He was a man who loved history, writing and the idea of a Canadian national identity. He was John Buchan...

Victor Cavendish

(c) University of Leeds Art Collection and Gallery; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation The world was at war, and Canada was heading towards one of the most divisive and troubled times in its history. It was in that situation that Canada...

John Campbell

After the highly popular Lord and Lady Dufferin left Canada to return to England, Canada would receive a new Governor General in the form of John Campbell, the 9th Duke Of Argyll and the Marquis of Lorne. Born on Aug. 6, 1845 in London to George...

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...

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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