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Canada. Governor Generals Office

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Record #: BTN0965 Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2013
Contact Numbers
Office Phone613-993-8200
Toll Free Phone1-800-465-6890
Contact Information
Address & Map
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Dr
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
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Located In CommunityOttawa
Wheelchair AccessibilityFully Accessible
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary ExecutiveHis Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada
Service Details
Areas ServedCanada
DescriptionAppointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the advice of the Prime Minister to carry out the duties of Her Majesty as the vice-regal representative in Canada on a daily basis, and is the Commander-In-Chief of the Canadian Forces. 
* he or she represents Canada during State visits abroad and receives Royal visitors, heads of State and foreign ambassadors at Rideau Hall and at the Citadelle of Qu├ębec  
* presents honours and awards to recognize excellence, valour, bravery and exceptional achievements 
Current Governor General: His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, appointed on July 8, 2010. 
For information on salutations, address, etc. to use in writing to the Governor General or spouse; requesting celebratory messages; or extending invitations to the Governor General, see Frequently Asked Questions on the webite.
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Service Level(40) Federal Government
Service CategoriesGovernor General's Office