Taglist of governors general of canada

Julie Payette

Through its history, the Governors General of Canada had come from many backgrounds. There were academics, soldiers, broadcasters and politicians. Very little changed in regard to the profession of the vice-regal until Canada received its first...

Jeanne Sauve

After a couple dozen Governors General, spanning over 100 years, we have finally reached the point where Canada made the step to have its first female Governor General and that woman was someone who broke a lot of barriers in her career, Jeanne...

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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