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“From 1901 to 1903, this distant relative served as the first civilian Governor-General of the Philippines following the Spanish-American War.”
“Yesterday, three men with links to a Canadian mining company where charged in the killing of a Mexican activist, Today Dec. 8th Governor-General Michaëlle Jean (the Queen of England's representative in Canada and a prestigious political appointment) is scheduled to visit Chiapas.”
“Later I got a letter from the Governor-General, saying, "I am delighted to inform you that her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to appoint you as an Honorary Officer of The New Zealand Order of Merit, in recognition of your services to New Zealand - United States Relations.”
“In 1975 the queen's then-representative in Australia, Governor-General Sir John Kerr, forced a near political coup when in an unprecedented act he used his royal powers to dismiss Prime Minister Gough Whitlam and his entire government over a financing crisis.”
“I don't like the position of an unelected Governor-General in principle - but show me an elected official with the courage to do what she did.”
“A Crown Colony ruled by a Governor-General and a Council, society was less formal than India, though not as informal as Down Under.”
“Kenya did not in fact become a republic until December 1964, a year after independence, having spent the interim as a Dominion under the nominal rule of Malcolm MacDonald as Governor-General.”
“A little bird tells me that a worthy replacement may have been found for Michaëlle Jean, Governor-General of Canada, now in her last year of office.”
“By that standard, Governor-General Michaëlle Jean's emotional TV performance was a disgrace.”
“Should a Governor-General be elected or appointed?”
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