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The search for a new governor general is...

The federal government has launched its efforts to choose a new Governor General to succeed Julie Payette, who resigned over allegations that she created a toxic workplace at Rideau Hall. Former Governor General Julie Payette salutes before delivering the Speech from the Throne in the Senate Chamber in Ottawa in September 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian […]

Liberal government launches new process ...

The federal government has unveiled its new process for selecting a governor general to succeed Julie Payette, who resigned earlier this year following a workplace review that found she was chairing a workplace “toxic” and “poisonous”. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced the creation of a new advisory council — chaired by Intergovernmental Affairs Minister […]

Reviews | Here’s the simple way Canada

Canada has been operating for over a month now without a Governor General — the longest vacancy in over 80 years, for my account – and it had no significant consequence for virtually anyone. A important poll published by the Angus Reid Institute last month gave some clear numbers: when asked what to do with […]