PM recognizes “hard situations” for GG Payette employees, revisiting the selection of the successor. Unless a substitute is found, Chief Justice Richard Wagner will supervise key constitutional powers.
Sources tell that the Governor-General was requested to resign by Premier Justin Trudeau. After reporting “serious and concerning findings” found in its report on the conduct of the Governor General’s workplace. The resignation was announced on Thursday by Payette, saying Rideau Hall had experienced tension.