It seems likely that governors general
in the past have followed this very decision matrix, whether consciously or not.
have represented us abroad on 46 occasions since Lord
On all three occasions, as MacDonald and Bowden acknowledge, the governors general and the "majority of political actors" believed that they possessed the reserve power to accept or reject the prime minister's request." (6) So too do virtually all the constitutional commentators.
So did leaders of the opposition parties, and I can find no evidence that either Prime Minister Macdonald or Prime Minister Harper thought that governors general must always accede to such requests.
The governors general of Bushehr on the Persian Gulf, Mazandaran on the Caspian Sea, and Ilam on the Iraqi border were all removed.
The governors general of the country's 30 provinces are appointed by the interior minister.
Since that time, the squadron has been active at various occasions of state and have escorted the Queen, the Queen Mother, a number of governors generals