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governor general


The representative in Canada of the monarch (Queen or King), who acts on the monarch's behalf with the advice of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
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governor general


The Queen's representative in Canada. This person is responsible to giving Royal Assent to all federal bills to become federal law.
Source: ontla.on.ca

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governor general


  All the functions of head of state for the Canadian government are performed by the governor general in the name of the Crown. The governor general is appointed by (and can be removed by) the Queen. The appointment (or removal) is made on the advice of the prime minister, although the process for appointment and removal is not specified in the c [..]
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governor general


(Canada,Australia) An official appointed by the reigning British monarch to govern a Commonwealth realm as the monarch's representative. * '''2005''', Irma Coucill, ''Preface'', ''Canada?s Prime Mi [..]
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governor general


(politics) governor general, a specific case of
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