Historical information about Lieutenant Governors since 1867, pre-Confederation Governors, and previous Government Houses.
The Honourable Edith Dumont was invested as Ontario’s 30th Lieutenant Governor on November 27, 2023. The first Francophone to hold the office, she was appointed following a long and distinguished career in education.
The Lieutenant Governor performs constitutional functions such as appointing the Premier, opening the Legislature, and granting Royal Assent.
Answers to common questions about the Lieutenant Governor
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