Former astronaut Julie Payette and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a news conference in Ottawa in July 2017 announcing Payette’s appointment as Canada’s next governor general. Photo: Reuters Former astronaut Julie Payette and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a news conference in Ottawa in July 2017 announcing Payette’s appointment as Canada’s next governor general. Photo: Reuters
Former astronaut Julie Payette and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a news conference in Ottawa in July 2017 announcing Payette’s appointment as Canada’s next governor general. Photo: Reuters
Canada

Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette quits amid bullying scandal

  • Queen Elizabeth’s representative in Canada resigned soon after the results of a probe into allegations of workplace harassment were given to senior officials
  • The move has no immediate implications for Trudeau and his government, but is still an embarrassment to the PM, who has defended Payette

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Former astronaut Julie Payette and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a news conference in Ottawa in July 2017 announcing Payette’s appointment as Canada’s next governor general. Photo: Reuters Former astronaut Julie Payette and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a news conference in Ottawa in July 2017 announcing Payette’s appointment as Canada’s next governor general. Photo: Reuters
Former astronaut Julie Payette and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take part in a news conference in Ottawa in July 2017 announcing Payette’s appointment as Canada’s next governor general. Photo: Reuters
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