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We still have a foreign person, a queen living in a castle on another continent -- Victoria's great, great, granddaughter, in fact -- as Canada's head of state. And it's a pretty safe bet that Canada isn't on her mind a whole lot either, if at all. So why do we put up with it? Without question, Canada deserves to have its own head of state, chosen by us and from among our citizens. How have we made it this far without taking the final step to full nationhood? The reason lies with misinformation.
OTTAWA - Gov. Gen. David Johnston's term of office has been extended to September 2017, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday.Johnston was appointed to the vice-regal post in 2010 and the term is...
OTTAWA - Gov. Gen. David Johnston will serve as the sharp end of a political stick that the Harper government is pointing at China this coming week, amid renewed concern that Chinese investment in Can...
The Governor General is the only one who can remove Harper. If the Conservative caucus were to revolt and kick Harper out of caucus, we could be faced with Stevie-the-Indie-PM. Even if Harper resigns -- which isn't likely -- it is still the GG who chooses to accept.
OTTAWA - Gov. Gen. David Johnston and his wife Sharon leave Monday for Nunavut, their first official visit to Canada's Arctic as the vice-regal couple — but not their first as Canadians.Johnston is re...