Canada. Governor General of Canada

Site: Rideau Hall

Service: David Johnston

Contact Information
Office Phone 613-993-8200
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-6890
Fax 613-998-8760
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Site Information
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Dr
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
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Intersection Sussex Dr and Rideau Gate
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Appointed 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.
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Primary Executive His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada
Funding Federal
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) She or he 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.  
* also 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 website.
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Governor General's Office

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