Canada. Governor General of Canada
Site: Rideau Hall
Service: David Johnston
|Record #: BTN0965||Last Full Update: 12 Nov 2015|
|Toll Free Phone||1-800-465-6890|
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|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|
|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 Québec.
* 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|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Address & Map||
1 Sussex Dr
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1
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|Intersection||Sussex Dr and Rideau Gate|
|Taxonomy and Classification|
|Service Categories||Governor General's Office|