Principals of McGill University: David Johnston, Arthur Currie, Edmund Allen Meredith, Lewis Williams Douglas, John William Dawson, Auckland Geddes, 1 Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781234643676

Published: October 12th 2011

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 22. Chapters: David Johnston, Arthur Currie, Edmund Allen Meredith, Lewis Williams Douglas, John William Dawson,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 22. Chapters: David Johnston, Arthur Currie, Edmund Allen Meredith, Lewis Williams Douglas, John William Dawson, Auckland Geddes, 1st Baron Geddes, George Mountain, Rocke Robertson, Heather Munroe-Blum, Robert Edward Bell, Bernard Shapiro, William Peterson, Charles Dewey Day, Arthur Eustace Morgan, Frank Cyril James. Excerpt: David Lloyd Johnston (born June 28, 1941) is a Canadian academic, author and statesman who is the current Governor General of Canada, the 28th since Canadian Confederation.

Johnston was born and raised in Ontario, studying there before enrolling at Harvard University and later Cambridge and Queens Universities. He then went on to work as a professor at various post-secondary institutions in Canada, eventually serving administrative roles as dean of law at the University of Western Ontario, principal of McGill University, and president of the University of Waterloo.

At the same time, Johnston involved himself with politics and public service, moderating political debates and chairing commissions in both the federal and provincial spheres, his most renowned position in that field being the chairmanship of the inquiry into the Airbus affair. He was in 2010 appointed as governor general by Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, on the recommendation of Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper, to replace Micha lle Jean as viceroy. At the time, Johnston was predominantly praised as a worthy choice for the Queens representative, though his appointment was denounced by some Quebec sovereigntists.

As governor general, Johnston is entitled to be styled His Excellency while in office and The Right Honourable for the duration of his viceregal tenure and life beyond. Given current practice, he will be sworn into the Queens Privy Council for Canada when his term as the Queens representative ends. Johnston was born in Sudbury, ...



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