The Crown in Canada
Understand the role of The Queen as Canada's Head of State and how the Canadian Crown has evolved over time as a uniquely Canadian institution.
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Canada is a constitutional monarchy. Learn about Canada’s Head of State, the Governor General and Lieutenant Governors, and the Parliament of Canada.
About Canada's Head of State and how Her Majesty The Queen remains a fundamental part of Canada's system of government and our sense of identity.
The role of the Governor General in representing Her Majesty The Queen.
The role of Canada’s ten Lieutenant Governors.
An Advisory Committee on Vice-Regal appointments provides assistance in the selection of the Governor General, Lieutenant Governors and Territorial Commissioners.
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