Canada. Governor Generals Office

Site: Rideau Hall

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Record #: BTN0965 Last Full Update: 27 Oct 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone613-993-8200
Toll Free Phone1-800-465-6890
Social MediaFacebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
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 ExecutiveHis Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada
Service Information
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 webite.
Areas ServedCanada
EligibilityNo restrictions
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Site Information
Located In CommunityOttawa
Address & Map
Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Dr
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesGovernor General's Office
Other Details
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