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  • Albert Edward Matthews (1873 - 1949)
    Albert Edward Matthews (May 17, 1873 – December 16, 1949) was the 16th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
  • Hon. William Donald Ross (1869 - 1947)
    William Donald Ross (June 20, 1869 – June 25, 1947), was a financier, banker and the 14th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.Born in 1869 in Bras d'Or, Nova Scotia, Ross went to work for the Bank of Nova S...
  • James Drummond McGregor (1838 - 1918)
    James Drummond McGregor (1 September 1838 – 4 March 1918) was a Canadian businessman, politician, and the tenth Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.Born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, the son of Roderick ...
  • John Beverley Robinson (1821 - 1896)
    Beverley Robinson (February 21, 1821 – June 19, 1896) was a Canadian politician, lawyer and businessman. He was mayor of Toronto and a provincial and federal member of parliament. He was the fifth Lieu...
  • Robert Randolph Bruce (1861 - 1942)
    Robert Randolph Bruce, was an engineer, mining proprietor and the 13th Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia from 1926 to 1931.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : May 21 2017, 16:22:50 UTC

In Canada, a lieutenant governor (/lɛfˈtɛnənt/; French (masculine): lieutenant-gouverneur, or (feminine): lieutenant-gouverneure) is the viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the Canadian monarch and head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, who resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United Kingdom. On the advice of his or her prime minister, the Governor General of Canada appoints the lieutenant governors to carry out most of the monarch's constitutional and ceremonial duties for an unfixed period of time—known as serving at His Excellency's pleasure—though five years is the normal convention. Similar positions in Canada's three territories are termed Commissioners and are representatives of the federal government, however, not the monarch directly.

The offices have their roots in the 16th and 17th century colonial governors of New France and British North America, though the present incarnations of the positions emerged with Canadian Confederation and the British North America Act in 1867, which defined the viceregal offices as the "Lieutenant Governor of the Province acting by and with the Advice the Executive Council thereof." However, the posts still ultimately represented the government of Canada (that is, the Governor-General-in-Council) until the ruling in 1882 of the Lord Watson of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the case of Maritime Bank v. Receiver-General of New Brunswick, whereafter the lieutenant governors were recognized as the direct representatives of the monarch. Per the Constitution Act, 1982, any constitutional amendment that affects the Crown, including the Offices of the lieutenant governors, requires the unanimous consent of each provincial legislature as well as the federal parliament.