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lieutenant governor

1. a deputy governor
2. (in the US) an elected official who acts as deputy to a state governor and succeeds him if he dies
3. (in Canada) the representative of the Crown in a province: appointed by the federal government acting for the Crown
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23 ( ANI ): Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said that the Lieutenant-Governor (LG) Anil Baijal has assured that he would talk to officials who have been striking work and that the public service won't stop.
He then appealed to the Lieutenant-Governor to resend the case to the Court of Appeal, but was unsuccessful.
The Honourable Lois Mitchell, lieutenant-governor of Alberta These eight young Albertans exemplify the values of civic participation, volunteerism and leadership.
Kejriwal is at loggerheads with Delhi's Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung, objecting to his powers to determine postings and transfers of officers without his approval.
2) The tie-breaking vote would ordinarily have been cast by the lieutenant-governor, but due to the resignation of Eliot Spitzer and elevation of David Paterson, that position was vacant.
Aunger claims that because the same individual occupied the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba and the North-West Territories simultaneously, section 23 of the Manitoba Act applied to the Territories.
In March 1999, the newly installed 22nd Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba, the Honourable Peter M.
Quebec City -- On December 2, 2005, Quebec's Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault attended a ceremony to launch a new book, L'Histoire du Quebec a travers ses lieutenant-gouverneurs (The History of Quebec through its Lieutenant-Governors).
Bartleman spoke to those gathered about modernizing the role of the lieutenant-governor and then answered questions from the audience.
Special guests included Quebec's lieutenant-governor, Lise Thibeault, and the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Andrew Hutchison, who preached to a congregation of more than 300 at the rededication service on Aug.
Backed by historical information about the Lower East Side--Orchard Street, for example, was originally a dirt road that led to an orchard on Lieutenant-Governor James De Launcey's 18th-century farm--the book details the lives of the Gumpertz family who came from Prussia in the 1870s, the Confino family of Sephardic Jews who immigrated to New York from Greece in 1914, the Rogarshevsky family who emigrated from Lithuania in 1901, and the Baldizzi family who came to America from Sicily in 1924.
Dewdney is best known for his role as Indian commissioner and lieutenant-governor of the Northwest Territories at the time of the Northwest Rebellion of 1885.