Julie Payette installed as Canada's 29th Governor General

>> THIS IS A CBC NEWS SPECIAL PRESENTATION >> GOOD MORNING FROM THE NATION’S CAPITAL WHERE TODAY CANADA WILL MARK THE ARRIVAL OF ITS NEXT GOVERNOR-GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE WILL TAKE OVER FROM DAVID JOHNSTON IN A CEREMONY STEEPED IN TRADITION, MUSIC, MILITARY HONOURS AND LOTS OF SYMBOLISM THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS THE QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE IN CANADA SORT OF A BIG DEAL ALSO CANADA’S HEAD OF STATE AND FOR THOSE THAT DON’T KNOW CANADA’S COMMANDER IN CHIEF THERE HAVE BEEN TO DATE 28 GGs IN CANADA’S HISTORY ONLY THREE OF THEM WERE WOMEN BUT AFTER TODAY CEREMONY PAYETTE WILL BE THE FOURTH AND 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA PARLIAMENT HILL ON A LOVELY FALL DAY HERE THE SCENE AT RIDEAU HALL GATE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE GOING TO CALL HER UNTIL OFFICIALLY SWORN IN OR APPOINTED TO HER POSITION JULIE PAYETTE INSIDE WITH HER SON 14-YEAR-OLD LAURIER, WITH HER HER HOSTAGE MINISTER MALANIE JOLY AND SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL STEVE WALLACE IN 15 MINUTES OR SO THEY WILL LEAVE IN THAT CALL FOR PARLIAMENT HILL DAVID COCHRANE IS KEEPING WATCH AT THAT LOCATION WE’LL BE BACK TO HIM IN JUST A MOMENT SHOULD POINT OUT JULIE PAYETTE STAYING AT RIDEAU GATE UNTIL RENOVATIONS ARE DONE INSIDE RIDEAU HALL ROSEMARY BARTON IN OTTAWA THANKS FOR JOINING US ON ONE OF THOSE CLASSIC OTTAWA DAYS FULL OF CEREMONY, LOTS OF POLITICIANS, AND LOTS OF EXCITEMENT TOO ON THIS THE OFFICIAL INSTALLATION OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL GOING TO SAY THAT DIRECTLY BEFORE I GET CORRECTED BY MY GUESTS WHO I WILL BRING IN IN A MOMENT WHILE A BIG DAY IN OTTAWA, LOTS OF DEVELOPING NEWS HAPPENING AROUND THE WORLD AND IN PARTICULAR TODAY, IN THE UNITED STATES OVERNIGHT, THAT COUNTRY HAD ITS WORSE MASS SHOOTING IN U.S HISTORY IN LAS VEGAS THE NUMBER DEAD IN THAT INCIDENT IS STILL RISING AND THROUGHOUT THE NEXT FEW HOURS AS WE TUNE IN TO OUR SPECIAL COVERAGE OF THE INSTALLATION OF THE NEXT GOVERNOR-GENERAL WE’LL KEEP WATCH ON THAT IMPORTANT STORY IN THE UNITED STATES LET’S BEGIN THERE WITH THE CBC’S JOHN NORTHCOTT IN TORONTO WITH THE LATEST JOHN? >> THANKS, ROSEMARY THE LATEST FROM LAS VEGAS WHERE A GRIM RECORD HAS BEEN GROWN ANOTHER MASS SHOOTING THIS ONE NOW THE WORST IN U.S HISTORY EERIE QUIET AS THE SUN COMES UP OVER THE CITY KNOWN FOR ITS NIGHT LIFE ABOUT TWELVE HOURS THE FUN WAS SHATTERED BY ROUNDS AND ROUNDS OF DEADLY GUNFIRE WE WARN YOU SOME OF THE IMAGES THAT WE ARE GOING TO SHOW YOU MAY FIND UPSETTING (GUNSHOTS) >> THAT’S JUST ONE OF DOZENS OF VIDEOS POSTED ON LINE IN ALL OF THEM YOU CAN HEAR LONG BURSTS OF GUNFIRE RING OUT AS COUNTRY STAR JASON ALDEAN KEEPS PERFORMING UNTIL PEOPLE IN THE CROWD REALIZE THOSE BULLETS THE ARE RAINING DOWN ON THEM WE NOW KNOW THAT THE GUNMAN IDENTIFIED AS STEPHEN PADDOCK WAS ON THE 32nd FLOOR OF THE MANDALAY BAY HOTEL AND HE WAS FIRING DOWN SNIPER STYLE ON THE CROWD BELOW DURING THE OUTDOOR CONCERT NUMBERS OF DEAD AND INJURED HAVE INCREASED DRAMATICALLY OVER THE LAST FEW HOURS LAS VEGAS SHERIFF SAYS AT LEAST 50 ARE DEAD AND AT LEAST 400 INJURED AND THAT SHOOTER KILLED HIMSELF BEFORE THEY GOT TO HIM ON THE 32nd FLOOR >> WE BELIEVE THE INDIVIDUAL KILLED HIMSELF PRIOR TO OUR ENTRY >> HOW MANY WEAPONS WAS HE FOUND WITH? >> WE ARE STILL GOING THROUGH THE SEARCH WARRANT ACTIVELY AT THIS TIME BUT IT’S IN EXCESS OF TEN RIVALS >> REPORTER STEVE FUTTERMAN IN LAS VEGAS AND JOINS US LIVE STEVE, LET’S TALK ABOUT THE LATEST HEARD FROM POLICE WHAT ARE THEY SAYING? >> THEY ARE SAYING AS YOU HEARD 50 PEOPLE DEAD, MORE THAN 400 INJURED AND THESE NUMBERS ARE SADLY LIKELY TO RISE, ESPECIALLY THE NUMBER OF DEAD, BECAUSE A NUMBER OF THOSE WHO ARE INJURED ARE IN CRITICAL, ARE IN SERIOUS CONDITION THEIR PROGNOSIS IS NOT VERY GOOD FOR SOME OF THEM RIGHT NOW THIS IS A CITY WHERE PEOPLE COME TO LOSE MONEY THEY DON’T COME HERE TO LOSE THEIR LIVES, BUT FOR 50 SOULS, AT LEAST 50 RIGHT NOW THAT’S WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO THEM THE INVESTIGATION GOES ON AUTHORITIES HAVE I BELIEVE IN THE LAST HOUR GONE INTO THE HOME OF THE THE SUSPECT, STEPHEN PADDOCK, I DON’T THINK CALL HIM YOU A SUSPECT RIGHT NOW, HE WAS THE GUNMAN POLICE SAY, AND THEY HAVE GONE INTO HIS HOME THEY ARE LOOKING FOR ANYTHING THAT WILL GIVE THEM CLUES AS TO WHY HE HE DID THIS

USUALLY YOU CAN FIND LOTS OF INFORMATION ON LAPTOP COMPUTERS, DESKTOP COMPUTERS, SMART PHONES SO THAT’S WHAT THEY’LL BE INITIALLY LOOKING FOR >> HIS HOME ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF’S DRIVE NORTHEAST OF LAS VEGAS, MESQUITE WHERE DOES THE INVESTIGATION GO FROM HERE, STEVE? >> THE ONLY THING THEY REALLY WANT TO FIND OUT RIGHT NOW IS WHY HE DID IT DO WANT TO MAKE SURE EVEN THOUGH THEY ARE VERY CERTAIN NO ONE ELSE WAS INVOLVED, THEY WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT IS INDEED THE CASE LOCATED LOOKING FOR WOMAN DESCRIBED AS COMPANION AND ROOMMATE THAT TURNED OUT TO BE HIS WIFE THEY HAVE FOUND HER SHE IS OUTSIDE OF THE U.S FOUND TWO VEHICLES THAT BELONG TO HIM FOUND SOME OF THESE THINGS THEY WERE LOOKING FOR AND SO FAR APPEARS IT IS HIM, THE ONLY SUSPECT, THE ONLY GUNMAN THEY KNOW HE CHECKED INTO THE HOTEL, THE MANDALAY BAY A BIT BEHIND ME MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE IT BECAUSE OF DAYLIGHT, CHECKED IN LAST THURSDAY WITHIN THERE FOR A NUMBER OF DAYS APPARENTLY PLANNING THIS HORRIFIC EVENT WE ALSO WOULD LIKE TO KNOW DID HE SPECIFY THAT HE WANTED THIS LOCATION, THIS ROOM IN THE HOTEL THAT WAS OVERLOOKED THE CONCERT WHERE HE HE COMMITTED THIS HORRIBLE ACT >> STEVE, THIS IS A SITUATION WHERE THE INVESTIGATION IS ONE THING HOW PEOPLE PROCESS IT IS ANOTHER YOU HAVE BEEN THERE FOR SO MANY KEY MOMENTS IN THE MODERN AMERICAN STORY WHERE DOES THIS FIT IN AND HOW DO PEOPLE COPE MOVING FORWARD? >> WELL, I MEAN THEY WILL FIND A WAY TO COPE WITH IT BUT GOES ALONG WITH THE PULSE NIGHTCLUB MASSACRE LAST YEAR, NEWTOWN A FEW YEARS AGO, ANOTHER MASS AMERICAN SHOOTING WHICH SEEMS TO HAPPEN WITH INCREASING FREQUENCY UNFORTUNATELY THIS WILL NOT BE THE LAST SADLY HOPEFULLY THIS WILL BE THE WORST EVER BUT YOU JUST NEVER KNOW I OFTEN WONDERED SORT OF IN MY MIND WHETHER THERE WOULD EVER BE A GUNMAN USE LIKE AN AUTOMATIC WEAPON TO JUST CUT DOWN PEOPLE AND THIS WAS THAT ONE SADLY THAT ACTUALLY CAME TRUE >> STEVE, THANKS FOR BEING THERE FOR US STEVE FUTTERMAN, LIVE IN LAS VEGAS >>> THE U.S. PRESIDENT HAS COMMENTED ON THE SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS THE CBC’S ELLEN MOREAU HAS THAT PART OF THE STORY AND JOINS US LIVE FROM OUR WASHINGTON BUREAU LET’S TALK ABOUT DONALD TRUMP AND WHAT HE IS SAYING >> DONALD TRUMP TWEETED THIS MORNING JOHN CAN SHOW YOU WHAT HE POSTED HE WROTE MY WARMEST CONDOLENCES AND SYMPATHIES TO THE VICTIMS AND FAMILIES OF THE TERRIBLE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING GOD BLESS YOU! AND THAT’S WHAT WE ARE HEARING FROM VARIOUS POLITICIANS HERE IN WASHINGTON, VICE-PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE TWEETED NEARLY THE SAME MESSAGE THIS MORNING AS WELL NOW, IN THE PAST TRUMP HAS USUALLY HAD MORE OF A POLITICAL REACTION TO THESE KINDS OF EVENTS IF YOU THINK BACK TO THAT SHOOTING AT PULSE NIGHTCLUB IN ORLANDO IN JUNE 2016, TRUMP TWEETED THAT HE WAS RIGHT ABOUT WHAT HE CALLS RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM AND MADE HIS REACTION ABOUT THAT TOPIC HIS REACTION TO THIS EVENT IS NOT POLITICAL AT ALL SO FAR, AND WE’LL LIKELY HEAR MORE OF THE SAME FROM HIM WHEN HE SPEAKS AROUND 10:30 SO JUST UNDER HALF AN HOUR FROM NOW >> John: SEEN CALLS FOR MORE GUN CONTROL IN THE AFTERMATH OF VIRGINIA TECH, AND THE AFTERMATH OF SANDY HOOK AND THE ORLANDO NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING WE ARE GOING TO HEAR THAT AGAIN FOR CERTAIN WHAT CAN WE EXPECT WITH THAT DEBATE AND WHERE IT MIGHT GO? >> AS YOU SAID YOU THAT IS THE INEVITABLE CONVERSATION AFTER ANY OF THESE MASS SHOOTINGS AND LIKELY COME BACK TO THE FLOOR AFTER THIS ONE AS WELL HE WE WON’T SEE DONALD TRUMP NECESSARILY BRING IT TO THE FLOOR HE OF COURSE, IS A BIG GUN SUPPORTER GOT A LOT OF VOTES FROM THE NRA IN THE ELECTION, AND RIGHT NOW IN CONGRESS, THERE IS A BILL THAT WOULD MAKE IT EASIER TO BUY GUN SILENCERS THAT BILL WAS EXPECTED TO PASS WE’LL HAVE TO SEE IF THIS HAS AN IMPACT ON IT ALTHOUGH THIS IS THE DEADLIEST MASS SHOOTING IN MODERN U.S HISTORY REMEMBER SANDY HOOK, 20 YOUNG SCHOOL KIDS SHOT DEAD, DID NOT CHANGE THINGS EVEN WITH BARACK OBAMA WHO DID WANT CHANGE IN OFFICE SO VERY UNLIKELY ANY CHANGE WILL COME AS A RESULT OF THIS SHOOTING EITHER, JOHN >> ELLEN, THANKS FOR THIS THE CBC’S ELLEN MOREAU LIVE IN WASHINGTON >>> PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU JUST SENT OUT A MESSAGE ON TWITTER HE SAID WORDS FAIL THIS MORNING THE FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT OF CANADIANS IS WITH THE VICTIMS IN LAS VEGAS AND THE PEOPLE OF THE U.S WE’LL BE FOLLOWING THIS STORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY HERE ON CBC NEWS NETWORK BUT FOR NOW BACK TO ROSEMARY BARTON IN OTTAWA ROSEMARY? >> THANKS, JOHN, APPRECIATE THAT WE’LL KEEP AN EYE ON THAT STORY THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AS IT CONTINUES TO UNFOLD >>> BUT GOOD MORNING HERE FROM OTTAWA I’M ROSEMARY BARTON AND LOTS TO WATCH AND SEE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL IT IS OF COURSE THE OFFICIAL

ARRIVAL, INSTALLATION IS THE OFFICIAL WORD OF THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL WHO IS FOR NOW THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE JULIE PAYETTE A GOVERNOR-GENERAL DIFFERENT THAN ALL THE OTHERS GIVEN HER VAST EXPERIENCE AND TIME IN SPACE THAT’S NOT SOMETHING EVERY GOVERNOR-GENERAL CAN SAY HERE TO HELP US THROUGH OUR COVERAGE THROUGHOUT THE MORNING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND THE BARTON CHAIR NOT RELATED TO ME AT CARLTON UNIVERSITY’S NORMAN PATERSON SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, ALSO AN EXPERT IN THE PROCESS WESTMINSTER SYSTEM AND WILL BE ABLE TO CORRECT ME THROUGHOUT THE MORNING BASICALLY WHAT I’M COUNTING ON HIM TO DO GOOD TO SEE YOU >> ONLY ON OCCASION >> Rosemary: REMIND PEOPLE THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN THIS COUNTRY YES, THE HEAD OF STATE >> I WOULDN’T SAY THAT >> QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE START CORRECTING ME NOW HERE WE GO >> THAT TERM HAS BEEN USED BEFORE FOR THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL BUT TECHNICALLY SPEAKING THE QUEEN IS ONE ECHELON ABOVE AND PERSONIFIES THE STATE SO WE SAY HEAD OF STATE I WILL START WITH THAT MY FIRST CORRECTION OF THE MORNING >> Rosemary: HAPPY TO TAKE IT >> DURING THE PRESENTATION I WINCED A LITTLE BIT LET THIS ONES PASS >> WHY DO WE SAY INSTALLATION START THERE IF DO WHOLE CORRECT BARTON FEW HOURS >> NO, NO I WILL STOP THERE I WILL BE GOOD >> WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL THEN OTHER THAN YOU SAY THE QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE IN CANADA? >> WE CAN DIVIDE IT INTO I WOULD SAY FOUR ROLES BUT I THINK THE MOST OIMPORTANT ONE THAT WE CONSIDER IS THE CONSTITUTIONAL FUNCTION SO THAT REALLY IS TO YOUR POINT, HEAD OF STATE FUNCTIONS THAT THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL PERFORMS AND THAT THEREFORE THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL PAYETTE WILL PERFORM AND THOSE ARE PRETTY WIDE-RANGING AT THE END OF THE DAY THE GOVERNOR IS A CONSTITUTIONAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER THIS IS AN OFFICE THAT YOU DON’T REALLY WANT TO USE UNLESS THE WORSE POSSIBLE CASE SCENARIO AND THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT POWERS THAT THIS INDIVIDUAL EXERCISES ON THEIR OWN AS AN OFFICIAL ARE THE APPOINTMENT OR A POSSIBLE DISMISSAL OF A PRIME MINISTER, AND TAKING ADVICE ON THE DISILLUSION OF PARLIAMENT MOST OTHER POWERS THAT THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL EXERCISES IS ON THE ADVICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER EXCEPT IN THE MOST EXTREME CIRCUMSTANCES AS WE LOOK TO THE COUNTRY TO OUR SOUTH CAN IMAGINE SITUATIONS WHERE GOOD TO HAVE A DISTINCTION BETWEEN HEAD OF GOVERNMENT AND HEAD OF STATE SO EVEN IN CERTAIN CASES MAY WANT TO HAVE POWER AUTHORITY EVEN IF BETWEEN THE FORMAL AND INFORMAL >> Rosemary: SOME OF THIS WITH FAIRLY RARE WE CAN THINK BACK UNDER STEPHEN HARPER WHERE THERE WAS THE INFAMOUS CASE OF PROROGATION WITH THEN GOVERNOR-GENERAL MICHAELLE JEAN, DISILLUSION OF PARLIAMENT SOMETHING MORE THAN EXPECTED OTHER THAN THOSE THINGS THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL ROLE IS LARGELY SYMBOLIC IS THAT FAIR TO SAY? >> IT’S VERY CEREMONIAL THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO POINT OUT ON TOP OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL DUTIES STATE MEMORIAL FUNCTIONS >> WHICH WE ARE SEEING THE BEGINNING OF THAT >> RIGHT THE IDEA DISTINGUISHES OUR SYSTEM FROM REPUBLICANS SYSTEMS AS IN FRANCE OR THE UNITED STATES, YOU WANT TO HAVE HEAD OF STATE FUNCTION WHICH IS SEPARATE FROM HEAD OF GOVERNMENT THAT DOES ALL THE THINGS THAT ARE PERSONIFYING THE NATION, MEANT TO BE NONPARTISAN, NOT NECESSARILY APOLITICAL NONPARTISAN TO POLITICAL PARTIES OR PRIME MINISTERS WHO ARE POLITICAL DON’T GET TO CONTROL OR PERSONIFY THE STATE OR THE NATION IN MOST RESPECTS NOW THAT’S A BIT OF A TENSION THESE DAYS AND IT’S SOMETHING THAT WE ARE DEALING WITH MUCH DIFFERENTLY THAN THE U.K BECAUSE THEY HAVE MONARCH, REIGNING AND THEREFORE NO PRIME MINISTER CAN KIND OF MATCH THAT FOR US STILL FAIRLY IMPORTANT TO HAVE ORDERS OF CANADA HANDED OUT BY A GOVERNOR-GENERAL, NOT BY A PRIME MINISTER TO HAVE IT UNDERSTOOD THAT THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL REPRESENTS THE NATION, REPRESENTS THE STATE AND THEREFORE ALL CANADIANS REGARDLESS OF THEIR POLITICAL LEANINGS >> Rosemary: AND WE’LL TALK MORE ABOUT THE ROLE AND WHY THIS CHOICE IN PARTICULAR IS SO INTERESTING AND WHAT SHE MAY COME TO SYMBOLIZE FOR THE COUNTRY THROUGHOUT HER TIME IN OFFICE WHICH IS TYPICALLY FIVE YEARS GO INSIDE THOSE PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE CEREMONIAL HONOUR GUARD IS OUTSIDE, INSIDE OUR OWN HANNAH THIBIDEAU ALSO THE SENATE CHAMBER WHERE TODAY’S CEREMONY WILL HAPPEN AND GIVE US A SENSE HOW THAT WILL UNFOLD, HANNAH >> HEY BE, ROSIE LOOK WHAT I HAVE IN MY MIDST, THE OFFICIAL PROGRAM FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THE 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN THIS OFFICIAL PROGRAM WHICH ALL OF THE GUESTS INSIDE WILL RECEIVE YOU HAVE THE CODE OF ARMS, NOT HERS THOUGH THIS IS THE CODE OF THE ARMS OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA BUT

RELEASED HER NEW AND OFFICIAL CODE OF ARMS WHICH I THINK WE’LL BE ABLE TO SEE A LITTLE BIT LATER THERE IS ALSO A PHOTOGRAPH, HER OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH, FINALLY GOES ON, GIVES HER EXTENSIVE CV IN HERE AND THEN THE EXACT DETAILS OF HOW THE DAY WILL UNFOLD AND OF COURSE, INSIDE THE CHAMBER THERE IS ROOM FOR ABOUT 750 GUESTS AND Ms. PAYETTE HERSELF HAS INTRODUCED ABOUT 400 OF THOSE GUESTS WE HAVE SEEN SOME OF THEM ARRIVE INCLUDING FORMERS GOVERNORS GENERAL ADRIENNE CLARKSON AS WELL AS MICHAELLE JEAN, FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL, HER HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER ARRIVED SHE ISN’T IN ATTENDANCE HERE TODAY THERE HAVE BEEN THREE PREMIERS ARRIVED YOU SO FAR OF COURSE BECAUSE WE HAVE THE MEETING WITH THE PREMIERS WITH THE PRIME MINISTER TOMORROW, SEEN THE PREMIER OF ONTARIO, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR AS WELL AS THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES THOSE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE ARRIVED SO FAR BUT ALSO FORMER PRIME MINISTER JEAN CHRETIEN WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE AS WELL TODAY SOME OF THE GUESTS WHO WILL BE HERE BUT OF COURSE ALL GETS UNDERWAY AND THE OFFICIAL INSTALLATION STARTS INSIDE THE SENATE CHAMBER IN A SHORT TIME FROM NOW >> Rosemary: OKAY, THANKS FOR THAT, HANNAH CHECK BACK WITH YOU AS PEOPLE START TO ARRIVE FIRST OF ALL, A BUNCH OF ASTRONAUTS THERE WHO ARE GOING TO ARRIVE WHICH IS PRETTY UNUSUAL FOR A GOVERNOR-GENERAL INSTALLATION AND ALSO DICK POUND WHO OF COURSE WAS PART OF THE OLYMPICS OF CANADA AND JULIE PAYETTE HERSELF HAS PLAYED A ROLE IN PARTICULAR OWN THE PODIUM PROGRAM TRYING TO PUSH OLYMPIC ATHLETES TO SUCCEED GO OVER TO RIDEAU HALL GATE WHERE THE CBC’S DAVID COCHRANE IS STANDING BY TO TRY TO CATCH A GLIMPSE OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE AND HER SON BEFORE THEY TAKE OFF FOR THE HILL WHAT’S THE SCENE THERE TODAY? >> WHAT HAVE LISTENING TO THE PROFESSOR REALIZE HOW LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT OUR CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY A LITTLE BIT NERVOUS >> YEAH YEAH >> GRADE ME ON A CURVE, PROFESSOR HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED JUST NOW DAVID JOHNSTON HAS JUST LEFT RIDEAU HALL IN HIS MOTORCADE FOR THE FINAL TIME AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL HE IS ON HIS WAY TO PARLIAMENT HILL OBVIOUSLY FOR THE INSTALLATION CEREMONY WHERE EVERYTHING WILL CHANGE RIGHT HERE BEHIND US USRY YOU DOE GATE WHERE JULIE PAYETTE IS STAYING IN FINAL HOURS AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE ABOUT TEN MINUTES OR SO AGO HERITAGE MINISTER JOLY, STEVEN WALLACE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND HE WILL BE ESCORTING Ms. PAYETTE FOR THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY IN THERE WITH HER SON AND FAMILY MEMBERS SPEAKING TO HER AUNT BRIEFLY AS SHE AND SOME OF THE NIECES MADE THEIR WAY IN A GOVERNOR DESIGNATE SLUMBER PARTY GOING ON 750 PEOPLE IN THE SENATE CHAMBERS Ms. PAYETTE HAS INVITED 4 PUN SOME STAYING AT RIDEAU GATE A LOT OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY AND COLLEAGUES WANT TO BE HERE TO BE PART OF IT THIS IS A PRECISE PRODUCTION TODAY IN ABOUT 11 MINUTES MY PHONE SAYS 10:17, AT 10:28 EASTERN >> >LY PAYETTE LEAVE TO MAKE HER WAY TO PARLIAMENT HILL FOR THE INSTALLATION CEREMONY NOBODY WANTS TO BE LATE FOR WORK ON YOUR FIRST DAY ESPECIALLY NOT STEP INTO THE QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE OF CANADA >> GOOD WAY TO GET FIRED ON YOUR FIRST DAY RIGHT THERE THESE THINGS DO HAVE A MILITARY PRECISION GIVEN THAT THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS ALSO THE CHIEF COMMANDER OF THE MILITARY HERE IN THIS COUNTRY AND IT’S PART OF THE REASON WHY YOU WILL OFTEN SEE GOVERNOR-GENERALS WEARING THE UNIFORMS OF THE CANADIAN FORCES IN FACT DO HAVE THE ABILITY TO DO THAT YOU SEND WORD IF YOU SEE ANY MOVEMENT AND WE’LL CHECK BACK WITH YOU IN A LITTLE BIT WE ARE WAITING TO HEAR A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT THAT LONG GUEST LIST THAT JULIE PAYETTE HAS ASSEMBLED BUT BECAUSE OF HER LIFE AND BACKGROUND CROSSED THE PATHS OF MANY CANADIANS AND MANY DIFFERENT KINDS OF PEOPLE AS WELL AS AN ASTRONAUT, ENGINEER, HEAD OF THE CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY, AND OUR OWN KATHERINE CULLEN LOOKED AT WHO JULIE PAYETTE IS TO TRY TO GIVE US AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE HERE SHE IS WITH THAT STORY [♪♪♪] >> JULIE PAYETTE SIGNALING AND BLOWING A KISS >> THIS WAS JULIE PAYETTE’S DREAM AND YOU CAN JUST FEEL HER JOY AS IT BECOMES REALITY >> FINAL CREW MEMBER TO BOARD THE SPACE SHUTTLE TODAY >> WANTED TO BE AN ASTRONAUT SINCE I WAS YOU A LITTLE KID I WAS GROWING UP IN MONTREAL IN THE EARLY 1970s AND WATCHING THE APOLLO MISSION, THE LATER APOLLO MISSION AND THINKING THAT THAT ROVER ON THE MOON WAS GREAT AND I YOU WANTED TO DRIVE THAT [♪♪♪] >> Reporter: SHE HAS BEEN TO SPACE NOT ONCE BUT TWICE IN THE ’90s SELECTED FROM A POOL OF MORE THAN 5,000 APPLICANTS BECOMING AN ASTRONAUT AT THE SAME TIME AS CHRIS HADFIELD IN 1999 SHE BECAME THE SECOND

CANADIAN WOMAN TO GO INTO SPACE ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY [Cheering] [Applause] >> I’M HAPPY FOR JULIE THAT SHE IS BRAVE ENOUGH TO ACTUALLY GO UP IN SPACE >> DURING THAT TRIP SHE SUPERVISED THE SPACEWALK AND OPERATED THE CANADARM AND HELPED BUILD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION >> WITH ME I AM TAKING IN MY HEART MY COUNTRY, MY PEOPLE, MY HOME AND I HOPE TO PRESENT THEM AS WELL >> WE HAVE START >> A DECADE LATER WENT BACK UP AGAIN >> BOSSER IGNITION AND LIFT-OFF OF ENDEAVOUR >> THIS TIME TO LIVE ON THE SPACE STATION SHE HELPED BUILD MAKING HISTORY WITH TWO CANADIANS ON BOARD AT ONCE >> LIVING AND BREATHING SPACE STATION WITH SIX PEOPLE ON BOARD — >> TOOK PLENTY OF HARD WORK TO GET THERE PIEET IS AN ENGINE, HAS HER PILOT’S LICENSE AND SPEAKS SIX LANGUAGES IF THAT WEREN’T ENOUGH A TRAINED SCUBA DIVER WHO PLAYS PIANO AND SUNG WITH MONTREAL’S SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA >> MADAM PAYETTE >> AND OF COURSE, SHE IS AN OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF CANADA BECOMING GOVERNOR-GENERAL BRINGS A NEW CHALLENGE >> CHANCE, THE AMAZING CHANCE, A SECOND CHANCE TO SERVE CANADA AGAIN >> ONE FELLOW ASTRONAUT IS NOT WORRIED ABOUT HOW PAYETTE WILL MANAGE >> LET ME SEE, SHE WAS ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION THE FIRST CANADIAN, DID TWO SPACE SHUTTLE FLIGHTS IN FRONT OF AN INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE OF TELEVISION I DON’T THINK SHE IS GOING TO HAVE A PROBLEM >> BEING THE QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE A VERY DIFFERENT KIND OF CHALLENGE >> VERY NICE TO SEE YOU >> CHALLENGES ARE SOMETHING THAT JULIE PAYETTE KNOWS HOW TO EMBRACE KATHERINE CULLEN, CBC NEWS, OTTAWA >> Rosemary: I HOPE YOU ALL FEEL AS WILDLY UNACCOMPLISHED AS I DO AFTER WATCHING A LITTLE BIT WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE NEW GOVERNOR GENERAL, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE JULIE PAYETTE I SHOULD ALSO LET NEW ON A FEW WHAT RIDEAU HALL CALLS FUN FACTS, FUN FACTS FOR RIDEAU HALL, 53 YEARS OLD, THE THIRD YOUNGEST CANADIAN GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN HISTORY, AND SHE IS THE SECOND SINGLE GOVERNOR-GENERAL WHO WILL BE IN OFFICE AND HER SON THE FIRST ONE WAS VINCENT MASSEY WHO WAS A WIDOWER WHEN HE TOOK OFFICE BACK IN 1952 NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL ALSO MEANS YOU GET COOL NEW EQUIPMENT SORT OF, THINGS TO PUT ON YOUR LETTERHEAD INCLUDING A NEW CODE OF ARMS AND SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR EACH GOVERNOR AGAIN AND IF YOU TAKE A LOOK REFLECTS WHO JULIE PAYETTE IS AND MOST IMPORTANT TO HER THE FIRST THING YOU MIGHT NOTICE RIGHT OF THE CENTRE THE WINGS, SYMBOLIZES EXPLORATION, LIBERTY, SAFETY SOUNDS ABOUT RIGHT A NOD TO PAYETTE’S CAREER AS AN ASTRONAUT SO TOO THE ASTRONAUT HELMET RIGHT ABOVE THE SHIELD THAT’S COOL, SAID TO REPRESENT OBVIOUSLY THE QUEST OF KNOWLEDGE BEYOND THE WORLD WE KNOW RIGHT ABOVE THAT, THERE IS A LINE OF MUSIC TO SYMBOLIZE HER PASSION AND LOVE OF THAT AND THOSE WITH A KEEN EYE FOR MUSIC THAT WOULD NOT BE ME MIGHT RECOGNIZE THAT THESE ARE NOTES IN D MINOR, LOTS OF MUSICAL REFERENCES OVER THE NEXT COURSE OF NEXT FEW HOURS BECAUSE A ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN PAIR OF CANADIAN LYNX HOLDING THE SHIELD WEARING COLOURS OF STARS, AND THE FRENCH TRANSLATION OF LAURIER THE NAME OF JULIE PAYETTE’S SON, ON THE BOTTOM PLANET EARTH, THE WAY PAYETTE SAW IT FROM SPACE AND THE MOTTO WHICH MEANS THROUGH HARDSHIP TO THE STARS IT’S A MOTTO USED BY ASTRONAUTS TO SYMBOLIZE THAT THERE IS HOPE IN EVERY SITUATION WE JUST NEED TO LOOK FOR IT SO THAT’S PRETTY SPECIAL I JUST WANT TO GIVE YOU A LITTLE BIT OF AN UPDATE ON A STORY WE ARE FOLLOWING SOUTH OF THE BORDER IN THE UNITED STATES WHICH OVERNIGHT HAS MARKED THE WORST MASS SHOOTING IN U.S. HISTORY THERE ARE AT THIS HOUR, MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE DEAD MORE THAN 400 INJURED LOTS OF UPDATES WILL COME AS MANY OF THESE PEOPLE ARE SERIOUSLY INJURED AND IN HOSPITAL WE ARE EXPECTING AT 10:30 EASTERN THAT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WILL ADDRESS THE UNITED STATES ABOUT THIS MASS SHOOTING AND WE’LL BRING YOU UPDATES AND BRING WILL YOU HAVE AS WE BOUNCE BACK AND FORTH FROM AN IMPORTANT DAY IN THIS COUNTRY AND TRAGIC ONE IN THAT CONDITION LET ME BRING IN MY SIDE KICK, GOING TO CALL HIM TODAY, PHILIP WHO IS AN EXPERT IN ALL THINGS GOVERNOR-GENERAL, WESTMINSTER SYSTEM, QUEEN EVERYTHING ELSE YOU NEED TO DO HOW TODAY WILL UNFOLD AND I JUST WANTED TO GO BACK TO THE FACT THAT WHEN THE LAST GOVERNOR-GENERAL DAVID JOHNSTON WHO YOU CAN SEE ON YOUR SCREEN,

HE HAS ACTUALLY THE THIRD LONGEST MANDATE DID STAY ON LONGER THAN THE FIVE YEARS THAT NORMALLY GOVERNOR-GENERALS GET AND IN YOUR SCREEN YOU CAN SEE HIM ARRIVING WITH HIS WIFE SHARON JOHNSTON, THE PRIME MINISTER AND HIS WIFE YOU SOPHIE GREGOIRE TRUDEAU HE WAS CHOSE AND THEN HAD TO REREAD I HAD FORGOTTEN BY A SELECTION COMMITTEE THAT PRIME MINISTER HARPER USED, THE CURRENT PRIME MINISTER DID NOT USE WAS THAT — DO YOU THINK THAT WAS EFFECTIVE IN THE END, THAT MADE SENSE TO USE THIS KIND OF SELECTION COMMITTEE OR IS THAT NOT A TYPICAL WAY TO GO ABOUT THIS KIND OF THING >> I THINK A NEW INITIATIVE ON PART OF THE HARPER GOVERNMENT MOVE AWAY THE VICE REGAL SHOULD BE CRITICAL OR NOT HAVE CHARACTERISTICS LOOKING TO FIND IN THE VICE REGAL OFFICE THE HARPER GOVERNMENT WAS KEEN HAVING OFFICERS WHICH WERE MONARCHISTS WHICH MAY SOUND LIKE AN ODD THING BUT SOME SENSE OFFICERS WERE NOT AS KEEN ON THE MONKEY AS MIGHT BE >> TALKING MIKAEL YOU JEAN PERHAPS INTROADRIENNE CLARKSON >> WHO IS THERE TODAY AS WELL >> SOME SENSE WANTED VETTED BY A COMMITTEE HAD A VIEW TOWARDS THEIR YOU PARTICULAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE SYSTEM, AND HOW WELL THEY WERE SUITED AND AGAIN TO MOVE AWAY FROM PARTISAN POLITICAL APPOINTMENTS NOT NECESSARILY POLITICAL BUT FORMER POLITICIANS AND WANTED TO EXPAND TO A WIDER GROUP OF PEOPLE INTERESTINGLY MY UNDERSTANDING IS THAT THAT VICE REGAL SELECTION COMMITTEE WAS THE MODEL THAT WAS THEN USED FOR THE SENATE AND YET IT HAS BEEN ABANDONED FOR THE VICE REGAL APPOINTMENTS THE TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT SEEMS TO NOW THINK THAT VICE REGAL APPOINTMENTS ARE BETTER SEEN GOING BACK TO PEOPLE OF NOTE IN THE COMMUNITY >> ACCOMPLISHED PEOPLE >> EXACTLY I THINK THAT’S ONE OF THE MAIN CRITICISMS OF THE VICE REGAL SELECTION COMMITTEE UNDER THE HARPER GOVERNMENT, WHO WERE THESE PEOPLE, WEREN’T AS WELL KNOWN AS THEY COULD HAVE BEEN AND MAYBE THAT WAS ONE CRITIQUE THAT COULD HAVE BEEN MADE >> TAKE A MOMENT TO TALK ABOUT DAVID JOHNSTON AND HIS WIFE SHARON JOHNSTON, AS THEY GET SET TO LEAVE THEY SEEM TO BE VERY WELL LIKED, UNCONTROVERSIAL, THEY PROMOTED READING, VOLUNTEERISM, THEY TRAVELLED NOT ONLY THROUGHOUT THIS COUNTRY, MULTIPLE TIMES BUT ALSO WENT ON MANY, MANY MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD REPRESENTING THE GOVERNMENT AND WELL LIKED ACROSS PARTY LINES IT WASN’T — YOU KNOW, AS YOU SAY YOU IT IS POLITICAL BUT CERTAINLY WASN’T PARTISAN IN ANY WAY >> RIGHT I THINK HE HAS THE CHANCE AS WELL TO NUMBER A CONSTITUTIONAL SITUATION WHICH IS FAIRLY STABLE >> THAT HELPS >> IT DOES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE IN THE CASE OF MICHAELLE JEAN I THINK ANY OF THE CONTROVERSY THAT SURROUNDED PROROGATION WAS A FUNCTION OF HOW PARLIAMENT WAS SET UP AT THE TIME GOVERNOR-GENERAL JOHNSTON DIDN’T DEAL WITH THAT KIND OF SITUATION AND THEREFORE A BIT EASIER FOR HIM OBVIOUSLY FEWER DEMANDS OF ANY KIND OF USE OF HIS DISCRETION IN PARTICULAR CASES NO CALL TO APPOINT ADDITIONAL SENATORS OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT AND IN FACT, THE ONE AREA MIGHT HAVE BEEN MORE CONTROVERSIAL WHEN PRIME MINISTER HARPER WAS REFUSING TO APPOINT SENATORS AND THERE WAS A COURT CASE IN B.C TO ATTEMPT TO SAY WHILE THIS IS A DUTY SHOULD THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL HAVE TO DO THIS EVEN WITHOUT ADVICE, REGARDLESS, THAT WAS OUT THERE AS AN IDEA GENERALLY A QUIET SUCCESSFUL, VERY SUCCESSFUL TERM FOR DAVID JOHNSTON AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL AS YOU SAID WELL RESPECTED ACROSS THE BOARD VERY GOOD CHARITABLE WORK SETTING UP THE RIDEAU HALL FOUNDATION AND SEEN AS A BIT OF A MODEL OF HOW YOU WANT TO ACT AND BEHAVE AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND AGAIN, ONE THING TO NOTE WITH HIS TERM GETTING BACK TO ONE OF THE PURPOSES OF THAT VICE REGAL COMMITTEE WAS HOW STRONGLY HE EMPHASIZED THE QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE NEVER HAD ANY ERRORS OF BEING HEAD OF STATE >> CAN SEE IN THE SMALL BOX JULIE PAYETTE LEAVING WITH HER SON LAURIER, AND BECAUSE THESE THINGS MATTER AND BECAUSE I CARE TOLD THAT SHE IS WEARING MARIE St. PIERRE, THE FAMOUS QUEBEC DESIGNER TODAY THERE HAS BEEN A SORT OF GENERAL PUSH IN POLITICAL CIRCLES AND DIPLOMATIC CIRCLES TO PROMOTE CANADIAN DESIGNERS AND NOT SURPRISING JULIE PAYETTE WOULD CHOOSE A MONTREAL DESIGNER TO DO THAT AS WELL SHE WILL MAKE HER WAY ABOUT TEN MINUTES PROBABLY WITH THE ESCORT OVER TO PARLIAMENT HILL WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE CEREMONIAL GUARD HAS GATHERED AND THAT OF COURSE IS THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, BEVERLY McLAUCHLAN WHO IS ARRIVING HERE BECAUSE SHE WILL DO THE OFFICIAL SWEARING IN OF THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL SHE ACTUALLY IS COMING TO THE ENOF HER TERM AS CHIEF JUSTICE AND WILL BE LEAVING THE SUPREME COURT IN THE NEW YEAR

SHE IS BEING GREETED BY SOPHIE GREGOIRE TRUDEAU AND THAT IS THE GOVERNMENT HE’S REPRESENTATIVE IN THE SENATE PETER HARDER WILL ALSO PLAY A ROLE IN TODAY’S CEREMONY CORRECT ME IF I’M WRONG, AND IT’S VERY POSSIBLE THAT I AM BUT BEVERLY McLAUCHLAN ALSO THE DEPUTY GOVERNOR-GENERAL >> THAT’S CORRECT >> IF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS INCAPACITATED THAT’S WHEN SHE WOULD TAKE OVER HOW WOULD THAT WORK >> RIGHT IF CERTAIN DUTIES, ROYAL ASSENT HAS OCCASIONALLY BEEN GRANTED BY THE DEPUTY IN THE ABSENCE ALL TOGETHER, ALSO AD AN MENSTRUATE ROLE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT, AS A DEPUTY ABLE TO FULFILL SOME OF THOSE FUNCTIONS >> WHAT WE’LL SEE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS NOT ONLY THE ARRIVAL OF THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE BUT THE SWEARING IN PROCESS, AND A NUMBER OF OATHS THAT SHE HAS TO TAKE SHOULD STOP SAYING SWEARING IN SO YOU DON’T GET MAD AT ME, INSTALLATION OF JULIE PAYETTE THREE OATHS, OATH OF ALLEGIANCE, OATH OF THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR IN GENERAL AND COMMANDER AND CHIEF OF CANADA, AND THE KEEPER OF THE GREAT SEAL PERSONAL FAVOURITE ONE COMES WITH A PROP, A GIANT SEAL >> IT’S HUGE GREAT EFFIGY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH >> HAS A WHOLE PURPOSE >> IT IS IT IS THE MARK OF CANADIAN STATE AUTHORITY CAN’T GET MORE CONSTITUTIONAL, NERDY THAN THE GREAT SEAL IT’S FANTASTIC >> HERE THEY ARE ENTERING THIS IS THE SENATE CHAMBERS IF I’M NOT MISTAKEN OR ARE THEY IN THE ROTUNDA JUST PULL BACK I GUESS THE ROTUNDA INSIDE THE CENTRE BLOCK OF PARLIAMENT HILL AND THEY WILL MAKE THEIR WAY THROUGH THOSE CORRIDORS AND THEN DOWN INTO THE SENATE CHAMBER WHERE THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY WILL HAPPEN THAT’S THE SPEAKER OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS GEOFF REGAN AND OTHER OFFICIAL WELCOMES THAT WILL HAPPEN ON PARTICLE HILL AS WE WAIT FOR THINGS TO GET UNDERWAY LOTS OF YES POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE AS IS THE CASE WHEN YOU ARE DEALING WITH THE QUEEN’S REPRESENTATIVE IN CANADA BUT LOTS OF MUSICAL NUMBERS SEE THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THE MORNING ALL OF THEM CHOSEN OR INFLUENCED BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE INCLUDING A GROUP THAT SHE ACTUALLY PLAYED WITH WHILE SHE WAS BECAUSE AS WE HEARD AN ACCOMPLISHED MUSICIAN HERE THEY ARE MEETING INDIGENOUS REPRESENTATIVES OF THIS COUNTRY THE AFN CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE, THE HEAD OF THE INUIT, THE HEAD OF THE METIS FEDERATION, NATIVE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION, AND OTHERS LARGE INDIGENOUS COMPONENT OF COURSE PART OF THE WAY THINGS GO THESE DAYS ON PARLIAMENT HILL GIVEN THE GOVERNMENT’S COMMITMENT TO RECONCILIATION SO WE ARE STANDING BY FOR JULIE PAYETTE TO ARRIVE YOU ON PARLIAMENT HILL WHERE THE OFFICIAL CEREMONY WILL GET UNDERWAY >>> LET ME BRING YOU TO WASHINGTON DIP OUT OF THIS FOR A MOMENT AND BRING TO YOU WASHINGTON, DC THAT IS THE PRESIDENT’S PODIUM INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE WE ARE EXPECTING PRESIDENT TRUMP TO ADDRESS THE NATION, THE UNITED STATES, WHILE IT WAS SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN AT 10:30 EASTERN OBVIOUSLY A LITTLE BIT DELAYED BUT HE IS EXPECTED TO COME OUT AND SPEAK TO AMERICANS AND PERHAPS THE ENTIRE WORLD ABOUT THE WORST MASS SHOOTING IN U.S. HISTORY WHICH HAPPENED OVERNIGHT IN LAS VEGAS ON THE LAS VEGAS STRIP FOR PEOPLE THAT HAVE NOT BEEN FOLLOWING THE NEWS THE DEATH TOLL OVER 50 PEOPLE DEAD NOW AN ESTIMATED 400 PEOPLE BROUGHT TO HOSPITAL OVER THE COURSE OF THAT EVENING THE SUSPECT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS STEPHEN PADDOCK, A 64-YEAR-OLD MAN FROM MESQUITE, NEVADA HE KILLED HIMSELF WHEN POLICE FOUND HIM ON THE 32nd FLOOR OF THE MANDALAY BAY HOTEL WHICH IS WHERE HE OPENED FIRE WITH AUTOMATIC WEAPONS ON A CONCERT, A COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL THAT WAS TAKING PLACE ON THE STRIP AND BECAUSE THERE WERE SO MANY PEOPLE THERE AND IT WAS SO EXPOSED, THE NUMBER OF INJURED AND DEAD IS EXTREMELY HIGH THE DEATH TOLL BEGUN, THE HIGHEST IN U.S. HISTORY THE PRESIDENT EXPECTED TO ADDRESS THE NATION AND MAKE COMMENTS ABOUT THIS SHOOTING SOMETIME IN THE NEXT FEW MOMENTS AND IF WE ARE NOT BUSY WITH OUR CEREMONY HERE IN THIS COUNTRY WE’LL BRING YOU PART OF WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAS TO SAY GO BACK NOW TO PARLIAMENT HILL PRIME MINISTER AND HIS WIFE AND SENATE REPRESENTATIVE STANDING BY FOR JULIE PAYETTE WHY DO YOU THINK CHOSE MADAM PAYETTE >> ACCOMPLISHMENTS TRADITION SWITCH FROM ANGLOPHONE TO FRANCOPHONE DAVID JOHNSTON BEING ANGLOPHONE >> ALTHOUGH SHE SPEAKS SIX LANGUAGES JAYNE DEED >> BUT SHE IS A QUEBECER CERTAINLY >> I THINK WITH THIS GOVERNOR AS YOU NOTED THE FOURTH WOMAN MAYBE NOW GETTING INTO NEW TRADITION SWITCH BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN AS

WELL >> Rosemary: YEAH >> AND SIMILARLY, I THINK THAT THERE WAS SOME HOPE PERHAPS TO OHAVE AN INDIGENOUS GOVERNOR-GENERAL BUT AS WITH ALL ISSUES THAT SURROUND CROWN, BRILL AND INDIGENOUS RELATIONS THESE THING ARE TRICKIER THAN SEEM AT FIRST BLUSH >> GOING TO BRING THAT UP NOT TO RETREAD THAT, THAT WAS A SIGNIFICANT RUMOUR BASED ON SOME ACTUAL INFORMATION SO WOULD IT HAVE BEEN JUST TOO COMPLICATED TO HAVE AN INDIGENOUS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CROWN? >> I THINK IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES BY NO MEANS AN EXPERT ON THIS, BUT THE INDIGENOUS SCHOLARS THAT I READ NOTED THAT IN SOME CASES WOULD HAVE BEEN SEEN AS INAPPROPRIATE, SOMEWHAT TOKENISM AT THIS POINT UNTIL RECONCILIATION IS ACTUALLY ACCOMPLISHED >> Rosemary: FAIR ENOUGH >> AND YOU COULD EVEN IMAGINE IT MIGHT BE DIFFICULT FOR SOMEBODY IN THAT OFFICE IF YOU REMEMBER THE IDLE NO MORE MOVEMENT INSISTING AND WOULD THERE BE A SENSE THAT AGAIN UNTIL RECONCILIATION IS ACCOMPLISHED WOULD IT BE SEEN AS TOO EARLY AT THIS POINT I THINK PROBABLY LOOKED INTO BUT PROBABLY A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT REASONS WHY THAT AMBITION WASN’T REALIZED AT THIS STAGE >> Rosemary: THERE WAS ALSO SOME TALK THAT JULIE PAYETTE WAS SORT OF ON THE PRIME MINISTER’S RADAR, HE IS SORT OF A SCIENCE GEEK HIMSELF, FRANKLY, HE IS INTERESTED IN SCIENCE AND SPACE, BUT SHE WASN’T INITIALLY AVAILABLE, AND THEN SHE BECAME AVAILABLE FOR WHATEVER REASON, AND HE SORT OF JUMPED ON THAT OPPORTUNITY TO CHOOSE HER AND THERE SHE IS JULIE PAYETTE WARM WELCOME FROM THE PRIME MINISTER >> GO AHEAD, PHILIP >> MY UNDERSTANDING SOPHIE TRUDEAU PLAYED A VERY IMPORTANT PART IN CONVINCING HER TO TAKE THE POSITION >> REALLY >> THAT’S INTERESTING >> AND THERE IS MALANIE JOLY AS WELL JUST BEHIND THEM AND THIS IS MY FIRST GLIMPSE OF JULIE PAYETTE’S SON LAURIER WHO IS 14 AND ABOUT TO ENTER A WORLD MAYBE HE HADN’T IMAGINED DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAVING A MOM WHO IS A PUBLIC FIGURE AND A MOM WHO IS THE QUEEN’S REP HE SENT ACTIVE IN CANADA SORT OF GOING TO BE EVERYWHERE THAT WILL BE AN ADJUSTMENT FOR HIM AS WELL >> MY UNDERSTANDING THERE IS THAT JULIE PAYETTE INSISTED HIS PRIVACY BE RESPECTED AND TREATEDDED WITH A GOOD DEAL OF RESPECT AND YOU CAN IMAGINE HOW YOU WANT TO GROW UP NORMALLY AND CANADIAN MEDIA ARE BETTER ABOUT THAT THAN MANY OTHER COUNTRIES RESPECTING PEOPLE’S PRIVATE LIVES AND FAMILIES >> WE ARE GENERALLY BUT YOU DO NOW ALLOW ME TO POINT TO THE TWO POINTS OF CONTENTION WHEN MADAM PAYETTE WAS NAMED, MEDIA WERE ABLE TO REPORT THAT SHE HAD IN JULY OF 2011 BEEN AT THE WHEEL OF A CAR, ACCIDENTALLY KILLED A 55 YEARLY PEDESTRIAN IT WAS COMPLETE ACCIDENT BUT THIS DID MERGE AS PART OF THE PUBLIC EXAMINATION OF JULIE PAYETTE THERE WAS AGAIN AN ATTEMPT TO LOOK AT A SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT CHARGE IN 2011, THE CHARGE WAS WITHDRAWN, IT WAS EXPUNGED BUT THEN BECAME AN EXAMINATION INTO SOME DIVORCE RECORDS BETWEEN HER AND HER EX-HUSBAND WHICH IN THE END WERE LOOKED AT AND NOTHING REALLY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST SO THEY WERE ABANDONED AND THAT PROBABLY IS A CREDIT TO THE CANADIAN MEDIA FOR NOT REPORTING ON WHAT SEEM TO BE A FAIRLY YOU REGULAR DIVORCE BUT THE TWO POINTS THAT POPPED UP AND PROBABLY A GOOD REMINDER TO MADAM PAYETTE, YES CANADIAN MEDIA ARE RESPECTFUL OF YOUR PRIVACY BUT THIS IS A DIFFERENT KIND OF ROLE WHERE THE LEVEL OF SCRUTINY IS PROBABLY A LITTLE MORE INTENSE THAN EVEN SHE HAD ANTICIPATED >> THAT’S ABSOLUTELY CORRECT I THINK THAT’S ONE THING THAT GOVERNOR-GENERAL MAYBE NOT BE USED TO ALTHOUGH IT IS A CEREMONIAL FUNCTION STILL THE SECOND HIGHEST OFFICE IN CANADIAN STATE, AND THEREFORE THERE WILL BE INTEREST IN IT AND WE HAVE SEEN PAST VICE REGAL OFFICERS GET INVOLVED IN SOME LEVELS IN SOME CASES BUT NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION TO LOOK INTO THAT >> YEAH OKAY, I THINK WE ARE GOING TO HEAD TO WHITBY, ONTARIO WHITBY, ONTARIO IS THE PLACE WHERE THERE IS ONE OF HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF COURSE JULIE PAYETTE’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS ONE OF ONLY TWO CANADIAN WOMEN WHO HAS GONE TO SPACE AND INSPIRED LOTS OF PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY AND AROUND THE WORLD AND THAT’S WHY THERE IS ONE SCHOOL NAME AFTER JULIE PAYETTE IN WHITBY, ONTARIO, AND WITH SOME HELP DURHAM REGAL SCHOOL BOARD STUDENTS CAME WAKE-UP ADVICE AND I LIKE TO TAKE ADVICE FROM ALL PLACES SO LET’S TAKE A LISTEN TO SEE WHAT THE KIDS TOLD HER

>> (Together): WELCOME JULIE PAYETTE TO OUR SCHOOL IN WHITBY, ONTARIO >> CONGRATULATIONS MADAM PAYETTE >> YOU SPEAK MANY LANGUAGES TO REPRESENT ALL THE PEOPLE OF CANADA >> WE ARE PROUD OF HOW YOU REPRESENTED CANADA IN SPACE >> (INDISCERNIBLE) >> AT JULIE PAYETTE PUBLIC SCHOOL >> BONJOUR MADAM PAYETTE [Speaking French] >> HAVE CONFIDENCE IN YOURSELF THAT’S WHAT MY MOMMY TELLS ME [Speaking French] >> GOVERNOR-GENERAL (INDISCERNIBLE) >> MADAM PAY YET OUR SCHOOL TO BE THE BEST THAT WE CAN BE [Speaking French] >> NOW HAVE A NEW CAREER AS CANADA’S NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL TO ME SHOW DOESN’T MATTER HOW OLD OR YOUNG YOU ARE YOU CAN STILL MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE INSIDE THIS WORLD >> MADAM PAYETTE WANT TO SHARE OUR VISION OF CANADA FOR THE FUTURE >> MY VISION OF CANADA IS THAT WE’LL BE AN EQUAL LEADER COUNTRY CANADA WILL BE MORE CONSERVATIVE OF OUR ENERGY AND GRADUALLY STOP RELYING ON RESOURCES THAT WILL HARM NATURE [Speaking French] >> LET OTHERS KNOW THAT CANADA IS A PLACE WHERE NO ONE IS AFRAID TO BE DIFFERENT >> DEFERRITY >> LAND OF FIRST NATION RIGHTS ARE ACKNOWLEDGED >> CANADA IS A PLACE WHERE CHILDREN DARE TO DREAM, WITH ASPIRE AND BECOME >> PART OF HOME PART OF YOU THE 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA >> MADAM PAYETTE [Speaking French] >> Rosemary: AT THE JULIE PAYETTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WITH SOME OF THOSE KIDS THE RED CHAMBER STANDING BY FIRST GIVE THESE KIDS 15 MINUTES OF FAME WHAT CAN YOU TELL US HOW EXCITED THEY ARE FOR TODAY? >> OH, MAN, THEY ARE SO EXCITED TRYING TO CHOOSE ANYBODY TO SPEAK IMPOSSIBLE, KNOW SO MUCH ABOUT SPACE AND POLITICS IT’S A PRETTY SMART BUNCH NOW THIS SCHOOL IS PRETTY NEW OPENED UP IN 2011 IT’S A BILINGUAL SCHOOL SO THAT’S VERY FITTING TO BE NAMED AFTER A WOMAN WHO SPEAKS SIX LANGUAGES, AND OH, YEAH, OF COURSE THERE IS HER STORIED CAREER AS AN ASTRONAUT AND AS I SAID SCIENTISTS HUGE AT THIS SCHOOL, LOOK AT THE EXCITEMENT CAN I GET A WOO HOO [Cheering] >> LET’S TALK TO SOME OF THE KIDS AS PROMISED LIAM, C’MON UP I WANT TO ASK WHAT GRADE ARE YOU IN? >> GRADE 6 >> WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE FACT TO LEARN ABOUT JULIE PAYETTE? >> FAVOURITE THING IS THAT SHE OCAN SPEAK SIX DIFFERENT LANGUAGES ON TOP OF BEING A MOTHER, ASTRONAUT AND NOW TO BE GOVERNOR-GENERAL I SOMETIMES THOUGHT TO THINK HOW DOES SHE DO IT ALL IN SUCH LITTLE TIME >> WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP >> I WANT TO BE A PROFESSIONAL SOCCER PLAYER BRING IN SOME FRIENDS HERE ALEX I WANT TO KNOW WHAT ONE OF YOUR FAVOURITE THINGS ABOUT JULIE PAYETTE >> JUST WATCHING TV ONE DAY AND THAT GAVE HER A DREAM TO BECOME AN ASTRONAUT AND FOLLOWED THAT DREAM AND PUSHED THROUGH ALL THE CONSEQUENCES AND ACTUALLY SUCCEEDED >> SHE SAW IT, BELIEVED IT AND BECAME IT >> YEAH >> IS THAT YOUR MOTTO AS WELL >> YEAH >> GOOD LUCK BRING IN SHARIFFA WHAT GRADE ARE YOU IN? 7 >> WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE FACT THAT YOU LEARNED ABOUT JULIE PAYETTE >> I LOVE THAT SHE SPEAKS ENGLISH AND FRENCH AND STAYS FOCUSEDDED ON THE THINGS THAT MATTER AND SHE WAS A MUSICIAN AND ATHLETE, ENGINEER AND SCIENTIST >> YEAH, YEAH, YOU CAN NAME ANYTHING PROBABLY WAS IT YOU WANT TO BE A DANCER, RIGHT? >> YEAH >> COOL GOOD LUCK ISAAC HERE WHAT GRADE ARE YOU IN? >> GRADE 8 >> AWESOME WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT JULIE PAYETTE >> I THINK FAVOURITE THING SECOND CANADIAN IN SPACE, MAKES ME PROUD AS A CANADIAN ACCIDENT >> I WANT TO KNOW AS AN ASTRONAUT WHAT IS THAT EXPERIENCE GOING TO ALLOW HER TO DO IN THIS GOVERNMENTAL ROLE? >> I THINK DEFINITELY HELP HER VISUALIZE THE EARTH AND ALL THE OTHER COUNTRIES WITHOUT BORDERS AND I THINK HELP HER IN GENERAL THROUGHOUT BEING GOVERNOR-GENERAL >> COOL, ALL RIGHT GOOD STUFF THANKS, ISAAC POP QUIZ

SHE IS NOT GOING TO BE THE ONLY FAMOUS ASTRONAUT IN PARLIAMENT CAN ANYBODY NAME WHO THAT IS WANT TO SHOW SHOW OF HANDS MAN OVER HERE WHAT DO YOU GOT >> MARC GARNEAU MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION >> BOTTOM DIDN’T COACH HIM NEW HIS CABINET AND EVERYTHING THAT’S IMPRESSIVE, RIGHT OPINION >> Rosemary: I’M IMPRESSED, YEAH COULD PROBABLY TAKE MY JOB >> RIGHT I MEAN THEY ALSO HAVE A FRONT ROW SEAT CBC HOOKED UP WITH A LIVE FEED WATCHING YOU, THEY ARE GOING TO BE WATCHING THE CEREMONY UNDERWAY VERY SOON WITH THE REST OF US AYOU CROSS CANADA I WILL SEND IT BACK TO YOU, ROSIE >> Rosemary: THANKS FOR THAT AND THANKS TO ALL THE KIDS I HOPE YOU ENJOY THE CEREMONY TRY TO KEEP IT ENTERTAINING AND PHILIP WILL TRY TO TEACH YOU A FEW THINGS [Cheering] >> IF YOU ARE LISTENING THEY DON’T CARE NOW OKAY THAT’S FUN NICE TO HAVE THE KIDS’ PERSPECTIVE ON SOMEONE WHO IS VERY ACCOMPLISHED AND GOES TO A SCHOOL BY THEIR NAME TO GIVE YOU AN UPDATE MADAM PAYETTE SO ACCOMPLISHED ACTUALLY GOING TO SPEAK WITHOUT NOTES TODAY WHEN WE HEAR FROM HER INSIDE THE RED CHAMBER WE ARE TOLD BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S OFFICE BY RIDEAU HALL SHE WILL SPEAK TO CANADIANS FROM THE HEART EVEN I DON’T LIKE TO SPEAK WITHOUT NOTES I LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING WHAT THAT SOUNDS LIKE I WILL TELL YOU A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT HOW SHE IS APPROACHING THE DAY AND SOME OF THE SYMBOLIC THINGS SHE HAS BROUGHT WITH HER AND BRING YOU BACK INSIDE THE RED CHAMBER TO SEE CABINET MEMBERS AND OTHER SPECIAL INVITED GUESTS AS THE MORNING CONTINUES FIRST, WE WANT TO BRING YOU BACK TO TORONTO, AND THE CBC’S JOHN NORTHCOTT TO GIVE US AN UPDATE YOU ON THE TRAGIC DEVELOPMENTS IN LAS VEGAS THAT HAPPENED OVERNIGHT STILL STANDING BY TO HEAR FROM THE U.S. PRESIDENT AT THIS HOUR BUT JOHN WILL GIVE US THE LATEST FOR NOW JOHN >> THANKS, ROSEMARY NUMBER OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THAT HORRIFIC ATTACK IN LAS VEGAS MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE ARE DEAD AND A STAGGERING 406 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL (GUNFIRE) >> THAT WAS TERRIFYING SCENE AT THE HARVEST MUSIC FESTIVAL WHEN ROUNDS OF GUNFIRE RAINED DOWN FROM THE 32nd FLOOR OF THE HOTEL NEXT DOOR IT’S NOW THE WORST MASS SHOOTING IN MODERN U.S. HISTORY POLICE SAY 64-YEAR-OLD STEPHEN PADDOCK WAS THE GUNMAN ISIS HAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK SAYING THE SHOOTER CONVERTED TO ISLAM MONTHS AGO LAS VEGAS POLICE HAVE NOT COMMENTED ON THAT CLAIM >>> THIS IS THE SCENE RIGHT NOW AT THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP WILL BE SPEAKING ABOUT THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING WE’LL BRING YOU HIS STATEMENT WHEN IT HAPPENS >>> THIS IS A FAST MOVING STORY BUT HERE’S WHAT ELSE WE KNOW RIGHT NOW THE ATTACKER, STEPHEN PADDOCK WAS A RESIDENT OF MESQUITE, NEVADA, ABOUT 125 KILOMETRES NORTHEAST OF LAS VEGAS UNTIL NOW, ONLY CONTACT WITH POLICE WAS FOR A TRAFFIC VIOLATION HE HE CHECKED IN TO THE MANDALAY BAY ON SEPTEMBER 28th FOUND DEAD IN THE HOTEL ROOM THERE WITH AS MANY AS TEN FIREARMS BELIEVED HE WAS THE SOLE GUNMAN MEANWHILE AT LEAST 50 ARE DEAD INCLUDING AT LEAST ONE CANADIAN MORE THAN 400 HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AUTHORITIES ARE STILL WORKING TO REUNITE FAMILIES WITH THOSE WHO WERE SEPARATEDDED IN THE CHAOS O >>> NUMBER OF CANADIANS WERE IN THAT CROWD WHEN THE SHOOTING STARTED CONTRIBUTE NEWS NETWORK SPOKE TO TWO PEOPLE FROM VANCOUVER WHO WERE AT THE CONCERT >> THERE IS NOT A SWAYING YOU THINK YOU ARE EVER GOING TO BE IN DON’T THINK IT’S EVER GOING TO HAPPEN TO YOU SEE IT IN MOVIES AND ON TV AND THEN IT HAPPENS AND ALL YOU CAN THINK ABOUT IS JUST THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU AND YOU KNOW TALKING TO YOUR LOVED ONE AGAIN YOU KNOW, TALKING TO YOUR MOM AGAIN, TALKING TO YOUR BROTHER AGAIN THAT’S REALLY ALL THAT WAS RUNNING THROUGH MY MIND AT THAT POINT ALONG WITH KEEPING HER SAFE >> DOESN’T EVEN FEEL THAT LONG AGO IT WAS HOURS AGO BUT HONESTLY IT FEELS LIKE IT COULD HAVE BEEN TEN MINUTES AGO AND IT’S REALLY DIFFICULT YOU TO HEAR THOSE SHOTS >> IT WAS ABOUT I WOULD SAY 20, 25 MINUTES INTO HIS SET HE WAS THE LAST PERFORMER OF THE WEEKEND WE WERE SITUATED TOWARDS THE BACK OF THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS THE MAIN STAGE WAS IN FRONT OF US THERE WAS A EMOTION PIT IN FRONT OF THAT PROBABLY I WOULD SAY 400, 500 YARDS WHERE WE WERE ON THESE METAL BLEACHERS AND WE STARTED HEARING THESE POPS IN QUICK SUCCESSION, SEVEN OR EIGHT POP AT A TIME AND TO BE HONEST WITH YOU, AT FIRST EVERYBODY GOT STARTLED BY IT, LOOKED AROUND AND WE WERE LIKE PROBABLY FIREWORKS OR BOTTLE ROCKETS OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT SO NOBODY REALLY THOUGHT ANYTHING OF IT AND THEN FIVE, SIX SECONDS LATER, I HEARD IT AGAIN, AND AT THIS POINT, STILL LOCKING UP AT THE STAGE BUT WE SAW THE

PERFORMER JASON ALDEAN, HE BASICALLY HE RAN OFF THE STAGE, ALL THE LIGHTS CAME UP FROM THE STAGE AND THEN WE JUST SAW LIKE THIS RUSH OF PEOPLE FROM I YOU GUESS THAT WERE DOWN ON THE FLOOR RUNNING BACK TOWARDS US WHERE WE WERE, AT THE SAME TIME ON THESE BLEACHERS GENTLEMAN HIN US EXMILITARY OR SOMETHING SAID THOSE ARE GUNSHOTS, THERE IS GUNSHOTS OR SOMETHING AND EVERYBODY JUST PRETTY MUCH HIT THE DECK RIGHT AWAY >> TWO CANADIANS WHO WERE VERY LUCKY TO ESCAPE UNHARMED WITH THAT MASS SHOOTING TOOK PLACE IN LAS VEGAS CBC NEWS HAS LEARNED THAT A CANADIAN HAS BEEN KILLED PARENTS OF JORDAN MADILLON OF MAPLE RIDGE SAY HE WAS A VICTIM OF THE ATTACK ROSEMARY BARTON >> CONTRIBUTE’S JOHN NORTHCOTT WITH SO MANY PEOPLE KILLED WE’LL CONTINUE TO UPDATE THINGS THROUGHOUT THE COMING HOURS OUT OF TORONTO AND IN THIS STUDIO AS THINGS UNFOLD BRING YOU INTO THE RED CHAMBER CAN WE DO THAT MAYBE NOT THERE WE GO THAT’S THE RED CHAMBER WHERE THE CEREMONY IS JUST BEGINNING FOR THE INSTALLATION OF CANADA’S 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE LOTS OF DIGNITARIES THERE IN THE CROWD SEATS ARE HARD TO GET INSIDE THAT RED CHAMBER BUT YOU CAN SEE IN THE MIDDLE, THE FEDERAL CABINET SEATED AROUND, AND IN AND AMONGST THEM, VARIOUS DIGNITARIES INVITED EITHER BY THE GOVERNMENT OR BY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DESIGNATE HERSELF INCLUDING MEMBERS OF THE SUPREME COURT, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL, STILL IS THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DAVID JOHNSTON AND HIS WIFE SHARON JOHNSTON THERE ARE OTHER FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERALS IN ATTENDANCE INCLUDING ADRIENNE CLARKSON AND HER HUSBAND REPRESENTATIVES OF MICHAELLE JEAN, HER HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER BECAUSE SHE HERSELF IS NOT IN YOU ATTENDANCE FORMER PRIME MINISTER AWE JEAN CHRETIEN IN THE CROWD AS WELL AS A BUNCH OF ASTRONAUTS TOO JULIE PAYETTE HAS THAT WHOLE ASTRONAUT THING GOING FOR HER IF YOU HAD TO GUESS ABOUT BECAUSE EACH GOVERNOR-GENERAL SORT OF HAS TO TAKE UP A CAUSE DECIDE ON SOMETHING THEY WANT TO DO AND PROMOTE AND IN THE CASE OF DAVID JOHNSTON IT SEEMED TO BE VOLUNTEERISM, LITERACY, THOSE KINDS OF THINGS I DON’T KNOW IF JULIE PAYETTE WILL NATURALLY TAKE UP KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATION AND SCIENCE >> CURRENT GOVERNMENT PLACES ON SCIENCE AND IN PARTICULAR WOMEN IN SCIENCE I EXPECT SOMETHING SHE EMPHASIZES ON THE CULTURAL SIDE, PERHAPS MUSIC GIVEN WHAT WE NOTED IN HER COAT OF ARMS, AN AREA WHERE SHE WILL EXCEL, EVIDENCE, SCIENCE >> BONDAR FOR PEOPLE WATCHING >> THESE TYPES OF THINGS I EXPECT FRONT AND CENTRE BUT MIGHT SURPRISE US DIFFICULT TO PREDICT AT THIS POINT A LITTLE BIT OF NOTE THIS MIGHT BE INTERESTING TO THE VIEWERS WHY ARE WE IN THE SENATE? BECAUSE THE CROWN, THE CROWN’S REPRESENTATIVES DELETE S ACTIVE CAN’T NUMBER THE HOUSE OF COMMONS >> A FUN FACT YES >> EVER SINCE CHARLES THE FIRST BURST IN AND ATTEMPTED TO ARREST SOME MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS IT HAS NOW BEEN A FAIRLY SIGNIFICANT CONVENTION THAT THE THE CROWN AND THE CROWN’S REPRESENTATIVES DON’T ENTER THE HOUSE OF COMMONS >> JUST IN CASE SOMEONE TRIES TO OVERTHROW SOMEONE THE OFFICIAL PARTY ARRIVING AND SOON YOU WILL SEE THE GOVERNOR-GENERALS DESIGNATE AS WELL THE PRIME MINISTER, THE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE BEVERLEY McLACHLIN, SENATE REPRESENTATIVE, SPEAKER OF THE SENATE, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, MALANIE JOLY [♪♪♪] >> PLEASE BE SEATED >> SHOULD ALSO TELL VIEWERS AS YOU WATCH MADAM PAYETTE ENTER THE RED CHAMBER SHE IS WE ARE TOLD WEARING THE LAST SPIKE BROOCH ON HER COAT THE DIAMOND BROOCH >> NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL — >> MADE BY ONE OF THE LAST TWO SPIKES PUT IN PLACE TO COMPLETE THE PACIFIC RAILWAY AND IT HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY WORN BY SAVOIE, ADRIENNE CLARKSON AND MICHAELLE JEAN

[Speaking French] >> ENGINEER, SCIENTIFIC BROADCASTER AND CORPORATE DIRECTOR Ms. JULIE PAYETTE WAS AN ASTRONAUT FOR TWO DECADES FLYING TWO MISSIONS IN SPACE HER EXPERIENCE AND PASSION FOR SCIENCE, LANGUAGES, SPORT AND MUSIC WILL SERVE HER WELL IN HER NEW ROLE AS SHE CONTINUES TO INSPIRE CANADIANS AND BRING THEM TOGETHER HERE TO SING OUR ROYAL YOU ANTHEM AS THE GOVERNOR AGAIN DESIGNATE DANIELLE TAYLOR RECOGNIZED AS CANADA’S STAR TENOR AND MOST PROLIFIC RECORDED ARTIST [Speaking French] >> PLEASE RISE AND REMAIN STANDING FOR THE SINGING OF GOD SAVE THE QUEEN [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] ♪ GOD SAVE OUR GRACIOUS QUEEN, LONG LIVE OUR NOBLE QUEEN ♪ ♪ GOD SAVE THE QUEEN ♪ ♪ SEND HER VICTORIOUS, HAPPY AND GLORIOUS ♪

♪ LONG TO REIGN OVER US ♪ ♪ GOD SAVE THE QUEEN ♪ >> YOU MAY BE SEATED >> BEFORE WE BEGIN I WOULD LIKE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAL GONE INN NATION WHO IS TRADITIONAL TERRITORY GATHERED TODAY AND INVITE THE ELDER TO OFFICIALLY OPEN TODAY’S CEREMONY FOR THE LAST 30 YEARS ALGONQUIN HAS PROMOTED FIRST NATIONS PEOPLE, HISTORY AND CULTURE AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL AS A STUDENT, PROFESSOR AND CHAIR OF THE ABORIGINAL EDUCATION COUNCIL SHE IS CURRENTLY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE FIRST NATIONS CONFEDERACY OF CULTURAL EDUCATION CENTRES, NATIONAL ORGANIZATION THAT PROMOTES AND PROTECTS FIRST NATIONSES CULTURE, LANGUAGES, AND TRADITIONAL LANGUAGE [Speaking French] >> MADAM PAYETTE, PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU, CHIEF JUSTICE, HONOURABLE MINISTERS AND JUDGES, DISTINGUISHED GUESTS WELCOME TO THE TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN PEOPLE MADAM PAYETTE AS AN ALGONQUIN WOMAN, A MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AND A CITIZEN OF THIS LAND, I AM HONOURED TO WELCOME YOU I AM HONOURED TO BE PART OF YOUR MOMENTOUS INSTALLATION HERE TODAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW AND RESPONSIBILITIES WE MUST GIVE THANKS TO THE CREATOR WE MUST ASK FOR BLESSINGS FOR WHOM WE ACKNOWLEDGE HERE TODAY I HUMBLE MYSELF BEFORE THE CREATOR MY ANCESTORS AND I SAY (SPEAKING ALTERNATE LANGUAGE) >> MADAM PAYETTE MAY YOUR ANCESTORS, ANCESTORS OF THIS LAND GUIDE YOU WITH GOOD SPIRITS, MAY THEY GIVE YOU COURAGE, STRENGTH, WISDOM, PROTECTION AND GOOD HEALTH AND PEACE ON TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND TO ALL YOU SHALL MEET IN YOUR JOURNEY AS CANADA’S GOVERNOR-GENERAL THANK YOU AND MANY BLESSINGS TO YOU, MADAM PAYETTE (DRUMMING) [♪♪♪] (VIOLIN) [♪♪♪]

[♪♪♪] [Applause] [Speaking French] >> THE PATENT OF 1947 DESCRIBE IN DETAIL THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S POWERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES THEY ALSO REQUIRE THAT THIS DESCRIPTION BE READ IN PUBLIC WHEN A NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS SWORN IN TO OFFICE Mr. STEVEN WALLACE [Speaking French] [Speaking French] [Speaking French] [Speaking French] >> ELIZABETH THE SECOND BY THE GRACE OF GOD BY THE UNITED KINGDOM CANADA, QUEEN OF THE COMMONWEALTH, AGAINER OF THE FILTH TO JULIE PAYETTE GREETING WE DO BY THIS OUR PRESENT COMMISSION UNDER GREAT SEAL OF CANADA APPOINT YOU JULIE PAYETTE TO BE DURING OUR PLEASURE OUR GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN AND OVER CANADA WITH ALL THE POWERS, RIGHTS, PRIVILEGES AND ADVANTAGES BELONGING OR ATTAINING TO THE SCOFFS WE DO HEREBY AUTHORIZE AND COMMAND YOU AS OUR REPRESENTATIVE TO EXERCISE AND PERFORM ALL IN SINGULAR THE POWERS AND DIRECTIONS CONTAINED IN SERR LETTERS PATENT UNDER GREAT SEAL OF CANADA BEARING DATE 8th DAY OF SEPTEMBER IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1947 CONSTITUTING OFFICE IN AND OVER CANADA OR IN OTHER LETTERS PATENT ADDING TO AMENDING OR SUBSTITUTED FOR THE SAME AND FURTHER, WE DO HEREBY APPOINT THAT SO AS SOON AS YOU HAVE TAKEN THE PRESCRIBED OATHS AND ENTERED UPON THE DUTIES OF YOUR OFFICE THIS OUR PRESENT COMMISSION SHALL COME INTO EFFECT

AND WE DO HEREBY COMMAND ALL IN SINGULAR OUR OFFICERS, MINISTERS AND LOVING SUBJECTS IN CANADA AND ALL OTHERS WHO THESE PRESENCE CONFIRM DUE NOTICE THERE HAVE AND GIVE ABEADENS ACCORDING, UNDER SEAL OF CANADA 20th DAY OF SEPTEMBER IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 2017 AND IN THE 66th YEAR OF OUR REIGN >> THE DOCUMENT JUST READ COMMISSIONING Ms. PAYETTE IS THE CORNERSTONE OF TODAY’S CEREMONY SIGNALING THE QUEEN’S CONFIDENCE AND COLLECTIVE PRIDE IN APPOINTMENT AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND ABILITY TO CARRY OUT HER DUTIES THE RIGHT HONOURABLE BEVERLEY McLACHLIN WILL NOW ADMINISTER THE REQUIRED OATHS [Speaking French] [Speaking French] >> [Speaking French] >> I WILL NOW READ THE OATHS [Speaking French] >> DO YOU SOLEMNLY AFFIRM THAT YOU WILL WELL AND TRULY SERVE HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND IN THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF CANADA AND DULY AND IMPARTIALLY ADMINISTER JUSTICE THEREIN [Speaking French] >> I DO >> DO YOU JULIE PAY YOUET SOLEMNLY AFFIRM THAT YOU WILL BE FAITHFUL AND BEAR TRUE ALLEGIANCE TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND QUEEN OF CANADA, HEIRS AND SUCCESSORS >> I DO [Speaking French] >> [Speaking French] [Speaking French] >> [Speaking French] >> DO YOU SOLEMNLY AFFIRM THAT YOU WILL WELL AND TRULY SERVE HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND IN OFFICE OF THE KEEPER OF GREAT SEAL OF CANADA? >> I DO >> THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL [Speaking French] THE SIGNED OATH WILL BE KEPT IN THE PRIVY COUNCIL OATH BOOK AS EVIDENCE THAT THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL DULY TAKEN THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE AND OATH OF

OFFICE ON THIS DAY >> PLEASE RISE [Speaking French] >> HER EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JULIE PAYETTE [Applause] >> THERE YOU HAVE IT, JULIE PAYETTE IS NOW CANADA’S 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL BY SIGNING THOSE THREE OATHS AND TAKING THE OATH BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF CANADA, BEVERLY McLACHLIN, I BELIEVE THAT’S HER MOTHER YOU CAN SEE, EMOTIONAL, HER FATHER, AND HER SISTER IN ATTENDANCE A BIG MOMENT IN A LIFE FULL OF BIG MOMENTS FOR JULIE PAYETTE 21 GUN SALUTE OUTSIDE OF PARLIAMENT LOTS AND LOTS OF HAPPY FACES INSIDE THE RED CHAMBER, THE SENATE WHERE THIS CEREMONY IS BEING HELD AND IN A FEW MOMENTS WE’LL HEAR DIRECTLY FROM THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL WHO IS GOING TO DELIVER HER ADDRESS TO CANADIANS WITHOUT NOTES TO GIVE US A SENSE OF WHAT SHE WANTS TO BRING TO THE JOB AND WHAT SHE WANTS TO REPRESENT FOR CANADIANS >> YOU MAY BE SEATED (ARTILLERY SALUTE) >> TODAY’S PROCEEDINGS ARTISTIC PERFORMANCES THE SONGS AND ARTISTS WERE ESPECIALLY CHOSEN BY HER EXCELLENCY FOR THIS VERY SPECIAL OCCASION [Speaking French] >> THE FRIENDSSHIP OF OUR TWO PERFORMERS LED IT A PROKING PHYSICIANAL COLLABORATION THIS SUMMER BEGAN PERFORMING TOGETHER IN TOURING SHOW [Speaking French] [♪♪♪] ♪ I HEARD THERE WAS A SECRET CHORD THAT DAVID PLAYED AND IT PLEASED THE LORD ♪ ♪ BUT YOU DON’T REALLY CARE FOR MUSIC, DO YOU? ♪ IT GOES LIKE, THE FOURTH, THE FIFTH ♪ ♪ THE MINOR FALL AND THE MAJOR LIFT ♪ ♪ THE BAFFLED KING COMPOSING HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ YOUR FAITH WAS STRONG BUT YOU NEEDED PROOF ♪ ♪ YOU SAW HER BATHING ON THE ROOF ♪ ♪ HER BEAUTY AND THE MOONLIGHTING OVERTHREW YOU ♪ ♪ SHE TIED YOU TO HER KITCHEN CHAIR ♪ ♪ SHE BROKE YOUR THRONE AND SHE CUT YOUR HAIR ♪

♪ AND FROM YOUR LIPS SHE DREW THE HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ THERE IS A GOD ABOVE BUT ALL I EVER LEARNED FROM LOVE WAS HOW TO SHOOT SOMEBODY WHILE [♪♪♪] ♪ IT’S A COLD AND BROKEN HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ HALLELUJAH ♪ [Applause] [Applause] >> ON BEHALF OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF ALL HONOURS THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL PRESENTS HONOUR AND AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE DEMONSTRATED EXCELLENCE, COURAGE OR EXCEPTIONAL DEDICATION TO SERVICE IN WAYS THAT BRING SPECIAL CREDIT TO THIS COUNTRY THE CANADIAN HONOUR SYSTEM IS ADMINISTERED BY THE CHANCERY, NEWLY INSTALLED GOVERNOR-GENERAL BECOMES CHANCELLOR OF ORDER OF CANADA, ORDER OF MERIT, ORDER OF MERIT OF THE POLICE FORCES AND HEAD OF THE HERALDIC AUTHORITY [Speaking French] [Speaking French]

[Speaking French] >> I AM HONOURED TO ACCEPT THE COLOURS OF THE CHANCELLOR OF CANADA, CHANCELLOR OF THE ORDER OF MILITARY MERIT, CHANCELLOR OF THE ORDER OF MERIT OF THE POLICE FORCES AND THE HEAD OF THE CANADIAN HERALDIC AUTHORITY >> THESE HONOURS THE CENTREPIECE OF THE CANADIAN HONOUR SYSTEM THE GREAT SEAL OF CANADA IS A SYMBOL USED ON ALLSTATE DOCUMENTS REPRESENTING AUTHORITY AND AUTHENTICITY USED ON PROCLAMATIONS AND COMMISSIONS IT PROVIDES THE FORMAL SANCTION OF THE CROWN TO ALLSTATE DOCUMENTS THE CURRENT SEAL DATE BACK TO THE BEGINNING OF THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH THE SECOND, QUEEN OF CANADA [Speaking French] [Speaking French] >> I HAND YOU THE GREAT SEAL OF CANADA FOR SAFE KEEPING [Laughter] [Applause] [Speaking French] REPERTOIRE INCLUDES A WIDE RANGE OF CLASSICAL MUSIC WILL PERFORM MOI, MES SOULIERS [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [Applause] >> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA [Speaking French]

[Applause] >> Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: ASSEMBLED RIGHT HONOURABLES, HONOURABLES, DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, DEAR FRIENDS >> (Voice of Translator): YOUR EXCELLENCY, MR. AND MRS JOHNSTON, LAURIER, MADAM PAYETTE IT ISES A PRIVILEGE FOR ME TO BE BY YOUR SIDE TODAY AT A TIME AS YOU PREPARE TO BECOME THE REPRESENTATIVE OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF CANADA AND OUR 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL MANY CANADIANS ARE ALREADY AWARE OF THE DETAILS OF YOUR INCREDIBLE JOURNEY, A JOURNEY THAT IS A TESTAMENT NOT ONLY TO YOUR TALENTS BUT ALSO TO THE QUALITIES THAT MAKE YOU AN EXCEPTIONAL CANADIAN ON MAY 27th, 1999, IT WAS THE ENTIRE COUNTRY THAT WATCHED YOU LEAVE EARTH WITH PRIDE AND EMOTION THAT FIRST VOYAGE STRUCK THE IMAGINATION OF CHILDREN WHO RIGHT ACROSS THIS COUNTRY WATCHED YOU CAREFULLY FLY TOWARDS THE STARS CHILDREN WHO DREAMED OF GETTING INTO A ROCKET AND LIVING IN WEIGHTLESSNESS, A DREAM THAT ONCE FILLED THE MIND OF A YOUNG GIRL FROM MONTREAL WHO WATCHED AMERICANS IN SPACE SUITS DRIVE A JEEP ON THE MOON ON THE TELEVISION BUT CHILDREN WERE NOT THE ONLY ONES TO BE IMPRESSED IN A WAY IT WAS AN EVEN GREATER MOMENT FOR ADULTS WHOSE DREAMS TEND TO REMOVE THEMSELVES AS THE YEARS GO BY THAT DAY CANADA LEARNED TO KNOW ABOUT AN ACCOMPLISHED SCIENTIST, INTREPID ASTRONAUT AND A PASSIONATE CANADIAN, A WOMAN WHOSE KNOWLEDGE, DETERMINATION AND CURIOSITY LED HER NOT ONLY TO REALIZE HER OWN DREAMS BUT ALSO TO FEED THOSE OF AN ENTIRE COUNTRY AND AN ENTIRE GENERATION >> EDUCATOR, MUSICIAN, AN ATHLETE, A PILOT, AND A MOM WHO ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS WENT WHERE VERY FEW OTHERS HAD DARED TO GO A TEAM PLAYER, A TRAIL BLAZER, AND A PIONEER WHO PROVED TO BOYS AND GIRLS, MEN AND WOMEN ACROSS THIS GREAT COUNTRY THAT THE SKY WAS, IN FACT, NOT THE LIMIT UPON HER RETURN Ms. PAYETTE DEDICATED MUCH OF HER TIME SHARING HER PASSION FOR SCIENCE WITH CANADIANS AND WITH THE REST OF THE WORLD SHE MOST NOTABLY WORKED AS A SCHOLAR IN WASHINGTON DC AND APPOINTED SCIENTIFIC AUTHORITY FOR QUEBEC IN THE UNITED STATES MANY CANADIANS WILL ALSO REMEMBER HER SCIENTIFIC OUTREACH PROGRAMS ON RADIO CANADA OR HER TIME SPENT AT THE HELM OF THE MONTREAL SCIENCE CENTRE WHERE SHE USED HER EXPERTISE TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE THE LIST OF HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS GOES ON AND HAVE EARNED HER NUMEROUS AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS NOT ONLY IN CANADA BUT AROUND THE WORLD JOURNEY THROUGH SPACE AND THROUGH LIFE MAY BE UNIQUE BUT THE QUALITIES THAT UNDERPIN EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOUR SUCCESSES ARE NOT YOUR NUMEROUS ACHIEVEMENTS ARE ABOVE ALL A TESTAMENT TO YOUR HARD WORK, DISCIPLINE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY YOUR PASSION WHETHER AS CANADA’S CHIEF ASTRONAUT OR AS AN OLYMPIC FLAG BEARER YOU REPRESENT THE VERY BEST OF WHAT IT MEANS TO BE CANADIAN AND TO SERVE CANADA WITH INTEGRITY >> Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: >> (Voice of Translator): TODAY AS Ms. PAYETTE CHOOSES TO ANSWER THE CALL TO SERVE CANADA A SECOND TIME SHE BECOMES PART OF A LONG TRADITION OF CANADIANS, EXCEPTIONAL CANADIANS WHO HAVE MARKED THE HISTORY OF THIS COUNTRY AND IF YOU DON’T MIND I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE A MOMENT TO DIRECTLY ADDRESS ONE OF THEM WHO WILL VERY SOON BE Ms. PAYETTE’S PREDECESSOR, HIS EXCELLENCY, THE RIGHT HONOURABLE DAVID LLOYD JOHNSTON

[Applause] >> Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: >> (Voice of Translator): OVER THE LAST SEVEN YEARS HIS EXCELLENCY HAS FULFILLED HIS DUTIES WITH HUMILITY AND HUMANITY ON BEHALF OF ALL CANADIANS I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND MY SINCERE THANKS TO THEIR EXCELLENCIES, MR. AND MRS. JOHNSTON FOR THEIR MANY CONTRIBUTIONS YOU HAVE MADE CANADA A STRONGER AND A BETTER COUNTRY THANK YOU, DEAR FRIENDS [Applause] >> Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: AND WHILE Ms. PAYETTE STANDS ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS, I HAVE NO DOUBT THAT SHE WILL CARRY ON ONE OF CANADA’S OLDEST TRADITIONS BY SHAPING THIS ROLE INTO HER OWN AS AN AGENT OF CHANGE AND A POWERFUL VOICE FOR PROGRESS THIS TWO-TIME EXTRATERRESTRIAL CANADIAN WILL BRING A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON CANADA AND ON ITS PLACE IN THE WORLD I LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING ALONG SIDE HER EXCELLENCY AS SHE CONTINUES TO GO BOLDLY WHERE FEW OTHERS HAVE GONE BEFORE MERCI BEAUCOUP [Applause] >> THANK YOU, PRIME MINISTER NOW PLEASE JOIN ME IN WELCOMING MEMBERS OF CANADA’S AWARD WINNING PERIOD INSTRUMENT ORCHESTRA TAFELMUSIK PERFORMING MOZART DIVERTIMENTO IN D MAJOR, K. 136 ALLEGRO [♪♪♪]

[♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [Applause] [Speaking French] >> HER EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF CANADA [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): PRIME MINISTER, Ms. GREGOIRE, CHIEF JUSTICE, MEMBERS OF THE VICE REGAL FAMILY >> MR. SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, SPEAKER OF THE SENATE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND LEADERS >> (Voice of Translator): REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FIRST NATIONS [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORP., PARLIAMENTARIANS, MINISTERS, PROVINCIAL PREMIERS, FORMER PREMIERS, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE, DISTINGUISHED GUESTS, DEAR FRIENDS, MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY, COLLEAGUES >> AND FRIENDS WHO CAME FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD BONJOUR >> (Voice of Translator): GOOD MORNING I CONVEY MY GREETINGS TO ALL OF YOU WHO ARE HERE, WITH ALL OF YOU WHO TOOK THE TIME TO COME AND SEE THIS SECULAR PASSING OF THE POWERS THAT GOES BACK TO NEW FRANCE, BUT WHICH IS NOW ENTIRELY CANADIAN AND REPRESENTS THE VERY FOUNDATION OF OUR DEMOCRACY MY GREETINGS GO OUT ESPECIALLY TO ALL OF THOSE WHO ARE WATCHING FROMñr THE JOHN A. McDONALD ROOM I WOULD HAVE LIKED FOR YOU ALL TO BE HERE BUT I THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING YOU HONOUR ME, ALL OF YOU THROUGH YOUR PRESENCE >> FOR THOSE WHO CAME FROM FAR, SO GENEROUSLY ONCE AGAIN TO SEND ME HE OFF ON AN EXTRAORDINARY

JOURNEY YOU GIVE ME THE COURAGE TO STAND RIGHT HERE IN FRONT OF YOU TODAY I BRING WARM GREETINGS FROM OUR SERVANT QUEEN ELIZABETH TO ALL CANADIANS HER MAJESTY WELCOMED MY SON LAURIER AND I IN HER ESTATE IN SCOTLAND JUST TWO WEEKS AGO SHE GAVE ME THE RESPONSIBILITY TO REPRESENT HER HERE IN CANADA AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND I ACCEPTED THE DUTY WITH HUMILITY, ALTHOUGH AND THE PRIME MINISTER MENTIONED IT ALREADY, I KNOW THIS WASES GOING TO BE A TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW AS I TRY TO STUMBLE MY WAY IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MY PREDECESSORS, IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF A GREAT MAN AND A GREAT WOMAN, GOVERNOR-GENERAL DAVID JOHNSTON, MADAM SHARON JOHNSTON >> (Voice of Translator): THANK YOU FOR WELCOMING ME INTO YOUR FAMILY OF THAT UNORTHODOX OPERATIONAL PATH WHICH I SHARE WITH MANY PEOPLE IN THIS ROOM RIGHT NOW, I DID NOT EXPECT THIS APPOINTMENT TO GOVERNOR-GENERAL >> WHEN DUTY CALLS YOU THERE IS ONLY ONE ANSWER >> (Voice of Translator): I’M SO PRIVILEGED, I’M SO HONOURED TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO REPRESENT YOU AND TO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THIS MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY PRIME MINISTER, I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR RECOMMENDATION AND ALSO THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONFIDENCE IN ME, AND IF YOU DON’T MIND, I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK A VERY PROUD YOUNG MAN, MY SON LAURIER WHO WAS ONE OF MY FIRST ADVISE ANDERS ONE OF THE FIRST PERSONS I CONSULTED AND WHO GAVE ME PERMISSION TO ACCEPT THE JOB [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): HE GAVE ME PERMISSION, IN CASE YOU DIDN’T UNDERSTAND HE ALLOWED ME TO ACCEPT THE JOB I WOULD HAVE LIKED THIS ROOM TO BE BIGGER IN ORDER TO BRING EVERYONE SO THAT WE COULD ALL BE TOGETHER BECAUSE THERE ARE REALLY A GREAT MANY OF YOU HERE >> I CAN ASSURE YOU WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER MANY IMMINENT SCIENTISTS IN THIS ROOM AND LOTS OF GREAT HIGH FLYERS AND THEY WOULD TELL YOU THAT WE ARE INN STRICTBLY BOUND BY THE SAME SPACE CONTINUUM AND SORRY ALL ABOARD THE SAME PLANETARY SPACESHIP SOMEHOW BUT TOGETHER WE CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS CAN WE WITH THE BRAINS AND OUR SMARTS AND OUR ULTRATRUISTIC CAPABILITY, WE CAN INDEED DO A LOT OF GOOD AND IT’S OUR DUTY TO SOME EXTENT TO HELP IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE IN OUR COMMUNITY, TO DIMINISH THE GAP AND THE INEQUITIES HERE AND ELSEWHERE AND MAYBE, MAYBE IF WE TRY HARD TO WORK TOGETHER, THEN WE MAY HAVE A CHANCE TO FIND THE ANSWERS, AND WE MAY BE ABLE TO TACKLE GLOBAL ISSUES, SERIOUS AND PRESSING GLOBAL ISSUE LIKE CLIMATE CHANGE, MIGRATION, NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION, POVERTY, POPULATION GROWTH, AND SO ON AND SO ON BECAUSE GLOBAL ISSUES KNOW NO BORDERS, NO TIMELINE AND TRULY OUR POTENTIAL >> (Voice of Translator): I’M AN OPTIMIST, TOTALLY BUT ALSO A PRAGMATIST, AND IN FACT, YOU CAN SEE THAT WITH THE SUCCESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, IT’S CLEAR THAT YOU CAN ALWAYS DO BETTER TOGETHER, BETTER TOGETHER THAN SEPARATELY AND WE’RE MORE THAN THE SUM OF OUR PARTS NOW THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THIS ROOM WHO WERE ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION AND WHO FLEW AROUND THE EARTH AND TO HAVE BEEN ON THE SPACE STATION SINCE IT WAS CREATED IN 2000 WE WORKED TOGETHER COSMONAUTS, ASTRONAUTS, PEOPLE FROM I THINK COUNTRIES WHO ON EARTH MAY NOT SEE THINGS THE SAME WAY >> HOWEVER, WE RARELY SEE THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION THE FRONT OF THE NEWSPAPER BECAUSE NOTHING REALLY TERRIBLE REALLY HAPPENS UP THERE IT WORKS PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER FROM DIFFERENT NATIONS FOR A COMMON GOOD

THEY ARE NOT ONLY WORK TOGETHER THEY PUT EFFORT TOGETHER AND THEY COMPROMISE WHERE IT IS NEEDED SOMEHOW THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION BUT ALSO BIG SCIENCE BRINGS US, FORCE US TO THINK NOT IN THE MICROCOSM OF NATIONALITY ONLY BUT TO THINK IN TERMS OF WHAT WE CAN DO TO ADVANCE MATTERS AND TO PUSH THE BOUNDARY OF SCIENCE AS PARTNERS IN A COLLECTIVE SPIRIT AND WITH A PEACEFUL INTENT I KNOW THAT MAY SOUND A LITTLE UNUSUAL FOR HUMAN BEINGS TO ADOPT SUCH BEHAVIOUR WHEN IT COMES TO OPENING UNCHARTERED TERRITORIES BUT EH, THAT’S A PROMISING DEVELOPMENT, ISN’T IT >> (Voice of Translator): LESSONS WE COULD BRING BACK TO EARTH A BIT MORE OFTEN AND APPLY THEM TO SPECIFIC CASES OF COURSE, IT’S EASIER TO SAY THAN IT IS TO DO BUT I BELIEVE THAT HERE WE’RE IN A POSITION, HERE IN CANADA WHERE MORE THAN EVER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE BECAUSE WE ARE RICH, RICH IN VALUES, IN OPENNESS, IN TOLERANCE, SELF-HELP, COMPASSION, AND BECAUSE WE DECIDED AS A PEOPLE TO SHARE OUR WEALTH AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE WE BELIEVE IN EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL >> AND I AM A PRODUCT OF THIS COUNTRY I TRULY BELIEVE THAT THOSE VERY FUNDAMENTAL VALUES UNITE US ALL >> (Voice of Translator): AND IN FACT MY ANCESTOR PIERRE PAYETTE CAME TO THIS TERRITORY IN 1665, HE WAS A SOLDIER IN THE REGIMENT NEAR MONTREAL AND THIS GIVES ME AN OPPORTUNITY TO SALUTE AND EXPRESS MY ADMIRATION AND THANKS TO ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO CHOOSE TO SERVE US IN UNIFORM [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): MY YOU ANCESTOR WAS A MILITARY MAN BUT WHEN HE WAS FIN ISSUED THAT CAREER, HE BECAME A FARMER, AND HE DECIDED TO SET UP IN MONTREAL HE HAD A LOT OF CHILDREN SEVERAL GENERATIONS LATER, THERE I WAS WITH MY FATHER AND MY MOTHER ON THE ISLAND OF MONTREAL AND MY SISTER, AND HERE WE HAVE ANOTHER GENERATION, SEVERAL YEARS LATER, ANOTHER ANCESTOR FRANCOIS PAYETTE BY NAME, I IMAGINE THAT HE WAS GOOD WITH A PADDLE BUT HE WAS ESPECIALLY SOMEONE WHO WAS CONFIDANT TO THE HUDSON BAY COMPANY AND FRANCOIS PAYETTE LEFT TO EXPLORE THE WEST ON THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT AND NOW IN IDAHO, THERE IS A CITY, A TOWN AND A RIVER THAT BEAR THE NAME PAYETTE SO I’M PROUD OF MY ORIGINS BUT I REALIZED A LONG TIME AGO THAT ALL OF OUR ANCESTORS, MINE AS WELL, HAD BEEN GUIDED AND SUPPORTED BY AN EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE, THE FIRST NATIONSES, WHO WITH THEIR GENEROSITY AND THEIR COURAGE THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS, THROUGH THE FORESTS, AND THROUGH THE STREAMS, OPENED UP THE WAY, OPENED THE WAY TO THE REST OF US THEY WERE THE FIRST PIONEERS ON THIS LAND, AND THEY STILL ARE >> THEY TAUGHT US TO FIGHT THE COLD AND SURVIVE IN IT HOW TO APPRECIATE THE GIFT OF NATURE AND THEY TAUGHT US ABOUT COMMUNITY IT IS A GOOD THING THAT WE FINALLY DECIDED TO LISTEN AGAIN TO THEIR WISDOM [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): RECONCILIATION PLEASE BEAR WITH MEATHON ONE

SPEAKING ALTERNATE LANGUAGE ( >> RECONCILIATION MUST HAPPEN FOR THE WELFARE OF OUR COMMUNITIES AND FOR THE FUTURE OF OUR CHILDREN TALKING ABOUT CHILDREN, WE TALKED ABOUT SOME OF THE THINGS THAT INTERESTED ME WHEN I WAS A CHILD, BUT I UNDERSTAND AND I KNOW JUST HOW LUCKY I WAS TO BE BORN IN THIS COUNTRY, AND TO BE BORN IN THAT FAMILY, BECAUSE MY PARENTS GAVE ME AN EDUCATION, THE EDUCATION I HAD AS I GREW UP AND THE OPPORTUNITIES THAT MADE ALL THE DIFFERENCE WHEN I WAS A YOUNG GIRL, I WANTED TO BE AN ASTRONAUT BECAUSE I WATCHED ASTRONAUTS GO TO THE MOON WITH THE APOLLO MISSION, I WATCHED IT ON TELEVISION, AND YET I DID NOT EVEN SPEAK THE LANGUAGE THEY SPOKE, BUT IT WASN’T IMPORTANT I WANTED TO DO THE SAME THING THEY DID THE IMPORTANT THING WASES THAT NO ONE DISCOURAGED ME ALONG THE WAY AND LATER THE OLYMPICS CAME UP THEY CAME TO MY CITY IN 1976 AND THEN I DISCOVERED A COSMOPOLITAN CITY WITH THE EXCITEMENT OF WONDERFUL PERFORMANCES AND THE PRIDE OF A COUNTRY I WANTED TO DO LIKE THEM I WANTED TO BE AN OLYMPIAN I WANTED TO TRAVEL BUT I DIDN’T HAVE THE TALENT HOWEVER, I WAS NEVER EVER DISCOURAGED FROM TRYING >> WHEN YOU ARE EIGHT YEARS OLD AND YOU FIND SOMETHING INTERESTING AND YOU WANT TO DO IT AGAIN, YOU DREAM ABOUT IT, AND THEN SOMEHOW AS WE GROW OLDER, WE FORGET ABOUT THIS, THAT WE ARE PERHAPS ABLE IT TO DO THINGS THAT OTHER PEOPLE TELL US WE CANNOT DO DARE TO DREAM IS WITHIN US FAST FORWARD >> (Voice of Translator): A FEW YEARS LATER WHEN I WAS 16, I WAS ABLE TO GET A GRANT TO GO AND STUDY IN AN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE IN GREAT BRITAIN, AND THANK HEAVENS I WAS ENCOURAGED TO GO, AND I LEFT WITH MY FAULTY ENGLISH AND TWO SUITCASES BUT FULL OF CONVICTIONS, AND YET WITH SO LITTLE CERTAINTY >> AT 16 WHEN I ENDED UP IN A COLLEGE OVERSEAS, I LEFT CANADA WITHOUT A SINGLE WORRY IN MY HEART BECAUSE I HAD BEEN GIVEN THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL, UNCONDITIONAL LOVE, BECAUSE WHEN I LEFT, I KNEW SOMEHOW THAT NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENED, EVEN IF I FAILED, THEY WOULD TAKE ME BACK, MY PARENTS WOULD BE THERE FOR ME AND THEY STILL ARE TODAY [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): MY PARENTS [Applause] >> (Voice of Translator): THEY GAVE ME WINGS AND I TOOK FULL ADVANTAGE OF THEM AFTERWARDS, I CAN ASSURE YOU OF THAT BUT WHEN I CAME BACK FROM THAT TRIP, I CAME BACK WITH PROFOUND CONVICTIONS, SIMPLE BUT PROFOUND, EDUCATION, ACCESSIBLE TO ALL IS THE KEY TO ANY SUCCESSFUL SOCIETY THAT DIVERSITY IS A SOURCE OF WEALTH, AN ASSET THAT CAN TAKE US VERY FAR, THAT WE STAND TOGETHER STRONGER AND THERE IS NO MAGICAL SOLUTION IN LIFE EXCEPT HARD WORK AND MOVING FORWARD >> SOMEHOW IT HAS BEEN AN AMAZING JOURNEY FOR US NOW BUT I’M A TRUE BELIEVER IN THE STRENGTH OF TEAMWORK, IN THE POWER OF DREAMS, AND ON THE ABSOLUTE NECESSITY OF A SUPPORT STRUCTURE AND THIS IS EXACTLY THE BACKBONE OF THIS COUNTRY THIS IS OUR FABRIC I AM CONVINCED THAT ANYONE CAN ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING AND RAISE TO THE CHALLENGE AS LONG AS THEY ARE WILLING TO WORK WITH OTHERS TO LET GO OF THE PERSONAL AGENDA TO REACH A HIGHER GOAL AND TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT FOR THE COMMON GOOD AND THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT I HOPE

THAT OUR MANDATE AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL WILL REFLECT >> (Voice of Translator): ONE OF THE GREATEST PRIVILEGES WE RECEIVE, WE WHO HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEE THE EARTH FROM FAR ABOVE IT IS TO BE ABLE TO OBSERVE THIS PLANET THAT WE ALL SHARE THE 7.5 BILLION PEOPLE HUMANS ON THIS PLANET WE ARE ALL OF THE SAME RACE AND WE SHARE THIS EXTRAORDINARY WOULD RECALL THIS EXTRAORDINARY WORLD THAT LOOKS SO SMALL IN SPACE WITH NO BORDERS THAT’S AN INVENTION OF MAN, WITH THE AT MOSS SPHERE AROUND IT THIS PLANET MUST BE PASSED ON TO FUTURE GENERATIONS IN GOOD SHAPE AND THAT SHOULD AFFECT EVERY SINGLE ONE OF OUR DECISIONS AND CHOICES IN LIFE BUT SEEING THE NUMBER OF YOUNG PEOPLE HERE IN THIS ROOM, I THINK THINGS WILL GO FINE >> HAVE A LOT OF WORK TO DO I THINK THE PATH IS FOR US TO JUST TAKE, TRUST SCIENCE, BELIEVE THAT INNOVATION AND DISCOVERIESES ARE GOOD FOR US, AND MAKE DECISIONS BASED ON DATA AND EVIDENCE WE ARE THE TRUE NORTH, STRONG AND FREE, AND WE SHOULD CONTINUE ALL THE TIME, TO LOOK AFTER THOSE WHO HAVE LESS, TO STAND FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T, TO REACH OUT ACROSS DIFFERENCES, TO USE OUR LAND INTELLIGENTLY, TO OPEN OUR BORDERS AND WELCOME THOSE WHO SEEK HARBOUR, AND NEVER EVER TO BE CURIOUS AND TO EXPLORE AND SEARCH AND OH, BY THE WAY SHOULDN’T FORGET TO BE HAPPY ABOUT CELEBRATING WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE LIKE TO BECOME >> (Voice of Translator): AND THE YOUNG PEOPLE IN THIS ROOM SHOW US HERE, RIGHT HERE IN THE SENATE OF CANADA, THE HIGHEST AUTHORITY IN THIS COUNTRY, ALL THESE YOUNG PEOPLE SHOW US THAT CANADA IS IN GOOD HANDS FRIENDS, PLEASE AIM HIGH DARE TO DREAM AND PRIME MINISTER, STOLE MY BEST LINE, IT’S TRUE, DON’T BE AFRAID BECAUSE NOW WE KNOW >> MERCI [Applause] >> Rosemary: THAT IS THE FIRST PUBLIC ADDRESS BY CANADA’S 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE DELIVERED WITHOUT NOTES IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES CALLING ON CANADA TO DARE TO DREAM, TO WORK TOGETHER AS A TEAM, AND TO HAVE THE SKY SHOW NO LIMITS THERE IS NO LIMITS FOR THIS COUNTRY AND SHE WAS AN INSPIRATIONAL SPEECH THAT SHE DELIVERED TODAY TO THAT ROOM, AND TO ALL CANADIANS AGAIN, DOING IT WITHOUT NOTES, SPEAKING FROM THE HEART ABOUT WHAT SHE WANTS TO CHANGE AND HELP IMPROVE IN THIS COUNTRY, CALLING ON CANADIANS TO HELP HER DO THAT AND ON A DAY WITH AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF TRAGEDY FOLLOWING A TERRORIST ATTACK IN EDMONTON OVER THE WEEKEND WHERE FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED, AND A MASS SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS WITH NOW 53 PEOPLE DEAD, PERHAPS THE KIND OF SPEECH WE NEEDED TO HEAR >> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OUR CEREMONY IS NOW DRAWING TO A CLOSE IN A FEW MOMENTS HER EXCELLENTLY HER PARTY WILL DEPART THE CHAMBER ASK THAT YOU REMIND UNTIL THE END OF THE PROGRAMMING IN THE SENATE FOYIER AND THE DEPARTURE OF THE OTHER DIGNITARIES BEFORE YOU FOLLOW TO THE RECEPTION IN A MOMENT OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM SUNG BY AN ARTIST CANADIAN TREASURE, SHE HAS RECORDED 60 ALBUMS IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH PERFORM IN HALF A DOZEN FILMS AND SEVERAL MINI SERIES [Speaking French] >> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN PLEASE RISE FOR THE SINGING OF O’CANADA [Speaking French]

[Applause] ♪ O’CANADA ♪ ♪ OUR HOME AND NATIVE LAND ♪ ♪ TRUE PATRIOT LOVE IN ALL THY SONS COMMAND ♪ (SINGING NATIONAL ANTHEM IN FRENCH) ♪ GOD KEEP OUR LAND GLORIOUS AND FREE ♪ ♪ O’CANADA, WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE ♪ ♪ O’CANADA, WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE ♪ [Applause] >> Rosemary: THERE IS A SURPRISE, THE INN BE COMPARABLE FAMOUS QUEBEC SINGER SINGING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM THAT WAS NOT ON THE PROGRAM AND IT WAS PROBABLY QUITE THRILLING FOR MANY QUEBECERS AND MUSIC FANS INSIDE THE RED CHAMBER THERE TODAY AFTER THIS, THEY WILL LEAVE THE RED CHAMBER AND GO BACK FOR SOME SIGNING OF OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS BEFORE THEY HEAD BACK OUTSIDE WHERE THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE WILL EXAMINE THE GUARD OF HONOUR, ALSO LAY A WREATH AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER A LITTLE BIT LATER TODAY THERE SHE LEAVES NOW WITH HER SON, 14-YEAR-OLD LAURIER PAYETTE FLYNN WHO SHE SAID WAS HER FIRST ADVISOR AND WHO FIRST GAVE HER PERMISSION TO TAKE WHAT IS A VERY PUBLIC AND IMPORTANT ROLE IN THIS COUNTRY MY GUEST PHILIP LEGACY FROM THE PATERSON SCHOOL OF CARLTON IS WITH ME KNOWS ALL THINGS WESTMINER, YOU WERE ALSO LISTENING WITH INTEREST TO THAT SPEECH WHAT STOOD OUT AS THINGS WE SHOULD TAKE AWAY MAYBE HOW THIS GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS GOING TO GO ABOUT HER JOB >> SHE CERTAINLY GAVE US AN INDICATION WHAT SHE SEES AS AN AGENDA WHICH IS WORKING WITH OTHERS AS YOU MENTIONED, LETTING GO OF YOUR PERSONAL AGENDA AND REALLY A COLLECTIVE UNDERSTANDING OF HOW TO ACHIEVE THINGS SHE ALSO NOTED THAT YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOUR DREAMS PROVIDED YOU HAVE THOSE SIGNIFICANT SUPPORT SYSTEM SO I THINK THAT WAS A PRETTY CLEAR INDICATION OF WHERE SHE SEES HER PRIORITIES, OF ALLOWS PEOPLE TO ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POE HE TENSION SIMILARLY, SHE DID MAKE ILLUSION TO THE IMPORTANCE OF EVIDENCE AND POLICY MAKING AND TO THE GLOBAL CHALLENGES THAT WE NEED, CLIMATE CHANGE, NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION, MIGRATION, BORDERLESS ISSUES, SO THINGS THAT COME ACROSS FROM HER TIME AS SAYING ALSO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION ABILITY TO WORK WITH OTHERS FROM OTHER NATIONS AND ACHIEVE COMMON GOALS I THINK THAT’S REALLY WHAT I TOOK AWAY FROM IT, HOW SHE WANTS TO — THE CAUSES SHE WANTS TO PROMOTE >> Rosemary: GOING TO DIP INTO THIS, A SURPRISE CEREMONY OUTSIDE THE SENATE, FOYER AND LISTEN IN A LITTLE BIT MORE [♪♪♪]

[♪♪♪] [Applause] >> Rosemary: ONE LAST PERFORMANCE ON HER WAY OUT OF THE SENATE THERE FOR THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE AND HER SON AND THE PRIME MINISTER AND EVERYONE YOU SEE THERE PRETTY REMARKABLE, I THOUGHT, SOMEONE WHO DOES A LOT OF AD-LIBBING ABLE TO GIVE THAT LEVEL OF A SPEECH, ELOQUENT, COME MOWED, AS I HE SAID, IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES WITHOUT NOTES THAT JUST SHOWS YOU THE KIND OF PERSON THAT SHE IS >> CERTAINLY TRUE AND I SUSPECT WE’LL SEE MANY MORE COMMAND PERFORMANCES FROM HER OVER THE COURSE OF HER TENURE >> Rosemary: AND THAT GENTLEMAN JUST PERFORMING FLORENT VOLLANT AND E-MAILING WITH PEOPLE AT RIDEAU HALL JULIE PAYETTE’S REQUEST TO HAVE JANETTE TO PERFORM THE ANTHEM BUT ASKED TO KEEP A VET, THOSE THAT DON’T KNOW A BIG SCHNAR QUEBEC THAT WOULD BLOW SOME PEOPLE AWAY FOR SURE, AND IT WAS A NICE MEMBER FOR THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL AS WELL SEE THE LIG IN A TEARS LEAVE THE SENATE RED CHAMBER RIGHT NOW THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL WILL GO OFF AND SHE WILL SIGN A NUMBER OF PROCLAMATIONS IN THE SENATE SPEAKER’S OFFICE AND SHE WILL ALSO SIGN THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA GOLDEN BOOK SO WE HAVE A SENSE OF THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT ARE PROBABLY GOING TO SHAPE HER MANDATE SCIENCE, EXPLORATION, KNOWLEDGE, BUT I GUESS AND GUESS SHOULDN’T SURPRISE ME AS AN ASTRONAUT, THIS WHOLE CALL OF SORT OF STRENGTH IN NUMBERS BEING UNITED, BEING A TEAM, I’M INTERESTED TO SEE HOW SHE MAKES THAT INTO A PRACTICAL MANDATE, I GUESS >> LADIES AND GENTLEMEN — >> I AGREE >> FORMER PRIME MINISTERS TO RECEIVE TO THE HALL OF HONOUR FOR THE RECEPTION >> Rosemary: LOTS OF PEOPLE THAT ARE GOING TO LEAVE THAT RED CHAMBER YOU SAW, THE PREMIER OF NEWFOUNDLAND, THE PREMIER OF ONTARIO, FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL, JEAN CHRETIEN, OF COURSE, THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER, HE IS ALSO THERE, OTHER DIGNITARIES AND WELL KNOWN CANADIANS >> LG I BELIEVE THE LG OF SASKATCHEWAN >> KNOW ALL THE LGs BY YOU HEART LIKE TARIFF YOU YA AT YOUR HOUSE UNFORTUNATELY SEEING THEM FROM THE BACK >> Rosemary: YEAH, MADAM PAYETTE SAID UNFORTUNATE IT’S VERY SMALL, SEATING IS LIMITED BUT IT’S VERY TINY MANY OF HER GUESTS WHICH SHE HAD APPARENTLY 400 OR SO WERE AT ANOTHER BUILDING ACROSS THE STREET ON WELLINGTON >> LG FROM QUEBEC >> THIS IS AMAZING HOW DO YOU KNOW THIS >> PROBABLY THE LG THAT GETS THE SHORTEST IN THE COUNTRY, UMP YOULY YOU USUALLY HIDE HIM IN THE CLOSET ANOTHER LG >> Rosemary: WE’RE GOING TO GIVE YOU A FULL BRIEFING IN A MOMENT OF THE LATEST NEWS IN LAS VEGAS MAYBE THROW ME BACK UP ON CAMERA FOR A MOMENT WHILE I BRIEF VIEWERS ON WHAT THE SITUATION IS THERE OF COURSE, THE ONGOING AND DEVELOPING STORY OUT OF LAS VEGAS, A MASS SHOOTING OVERNIGHT THE LARGEST IN U.S. HISTORY THE PRESIDENT HAS NOW SPOKEN HE SPOKE JUST BEFORE 11:00 EASTERN HE SAID IT WAS, QUOTE AN ACT OF PURE EVIL HE SAID THAT HE CALLED UPON OUR BONDS OF FAITH AND SHARED VALUES THE PRESIDENT ALSO WENT ON TO SAY OUR UNITY CANNOT BE SHATTERED BY EVIL, OUR BONDS BROKEN BY VIOLENCE THE LAS VEGAS POLICE ALSO GAVE AN UPDATE WITHIN THE PAST HALF HOUR OR SO CONFIRMING NOW THAT SOME 53 PEOPLE ARE DEAD MORE THAN 500 WOUNDED MANY SERIOUSLY INJURED STILL SO POLICE WERE RELUCTANT TO COMMIT TO CONCRETE NUMBERS BECAUSE THEY DO EXPECT 58 PEOPLE, SORRY, 58 PEOPLE KILLED DO EXPECT THAT NUMBER TO RISE AS THE DAY GOES ON THE FAMILY OF THE SHOOTER, STEPHEN PADDOCK, A 65-YEAR-OLD MAN FROM MESQUITE, NEVADA WHO TOOK HIS OWN LIFE BEFORE POLICE BROKE DOWN THE DOOR AT THE HOTEL WHERE HE HAD SET UP THIS SHOOTING RANGE FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD TO KILL PEOPLE AT AN OPEN COUNTRY FESTIVAL THAT WAS HAPPENING ON THE LAS VEGAS STRIP, HIS FAMILY SAYS THAT THEY HAVE NO IDEA WHY HE WOULD HAVE COMMITTED THE SHOOTING THAT HE WAS JUST A GUY WHO WENT

TO HOTELSES AND GAMBLED SO OBVIOUSLY LOTS STILL TO UNCOVER IN THAT INVESTIGATION AS TO THE MOTIVE BEHIND WHY THIS HAPPENED BUT IT IS THE LARGEST MASS SHOOTING IN U.S. HISTORY THE PRESIDENT HAS SPOKEN 58 PEOPLE DEAD MORE THAN 500 INJURED AND WE’LL CONTINUE TO TRACK THAT STORY THROUGHOUT THIS SPECIAL DAY HERE IN CANADA BUT ALSO ACROSS THE NEWS NETWORK AS THE DAY UNFOLDS SHOULD ALSO TELL YOU THAT THE TERRORIST ATTACK THAT HAPPENED OVER OTHE COURSE OF THE WEEKEND IN EDMONTON WHERE FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED, NO ONE KILLED REMARKABLY, THE POLICE OFFICER WHO WAS INJURED IN THAT ATTACK NOW RECOVERING CHARGES HAVE NOW BEEN LAID AGAINST THE MAN RESPONSIBLE AND WE’LL BRING YOU MORE ON THAT TOO BECAUSE I KNOW PEOPLE VERY ATTENTIVE TO WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN ALBERTA OVER THE COURSE OF THE WEEKEND THIS IS AN ASIDE — INSIDE THE SENATE FOYER WHERE YOU CAN SEE THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL JULIE PAYETTE SIGNING THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENT, PROCLAMATION THAT MAKE HER GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND THE GUEST BOOK AND I BELIEVE WE CAN GO TO THE SENATE FOYER WHERE MY COLLEAGUE HANNAH THIBIDEAU HAS MANAGED TO GET A GOOD TALKER OVER TO STAND WITH HER AND HAVE A CHAT HANNAH >> THANKS, ROSIE YES I HAVE LORD Mr. JEAN CHRETIEN TO COME SPEAK WITH US ABOUT THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL, JULIE PAYETTE SO WHAT DID YOU THINK OF HER SPEECH IN THERE? >> VERY UNUSUAL STOOD THERE WITH NO NOTES AND SPOKE ABOUT EVEN SPOKE IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE NATIVES, IT WAS VERY UNUSUAL AND VERY INTERESTING AND VERY SUCCESSFUL >> WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE CHOICE OF Ms. PAYETTE FOR GOVERNOR-GENERAL? >> I THINK IT’S A VERY GOOD ONE >> WHAT MAKES HER STAND OUT? THERE IS A MILLION THINGS, RIGHT >> THERE IS SO MUCH AND YOU HAVE A GOOD EXAMPLE TODAY SHE IS A VERY UNUSUAL PERSONALITY, SHE IS A SCIENTIST, SHE SPEAKS SIX — I LEARNED THIS MORNING SHE EVEN SPEAKS SEVEN LANGUAGES AND SHE HAS BEEN AROUND THE GLOBE AND SHE HAS BEEN IN ORBIT AND CAME BACK, AND I KNOW HER SINCE SOME YEARS, AND I THINK THAT SHE HAS ALL THE QUALITIES TO BE A VERY GREAT EXAMPLE TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA, ESPECIALLY THE YOUNG PEOPLE >> WHAT DO YOU THINK GOING AHEAD SHOULD BE, HEARD GOING TO BE SCIENCE, THINGS LIKE THE ENVIRONMENT THOSE TYPES OF ISSUES >> SHE WILL PROMOTE HER CONVICTIONS AND WHAT SHE THINKS IS GOOD FOR CANADA OF COURSE SHE IS NOT THE GOVERNMENT THE GOVERNMENT DECIDES THESE A GREAT SPOKESMAN AND WHEN SHE WILL BE TRAVELLING REPRESENTING CANADA AROUND THE GLOBE, THE PEOPLE WILL SEE VERY GOOD REPRESENTATIVE OF CANADA BECAUSE OF ALL THE THINGS SHE HAS DONE AND ALL THE ABILITIES AND QUALITIES THAT SHE CAN SHOW >> NOW, YOU HAVE CHOSEN TWO GOVERNORS GENERAL IN THE PAST >> YES >> IN CHOOSING ONE, HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO MAKE THAT DECISION? >> YOU CONSULT SOME PEOPLE AND EVENTUALLY THERE IS A MOMENT WHEN YOU DECIDE WHO YOU TAKE AND YOU KNOW, I NAMED THE FIRST ACADIAN Mr. LEBLANC AND AFTER THAT REFUGEE MADAM CLARKSON, REFUGEE FROM THE WAR AND SHE WAS A GREAT GOVERNOR-GENERAL, AND YOU KNOW THAT I THINK PRIME MINISTER MADE A VERY GOOD CHOICE ASK IF I AGREE OF COURSE >> HE DID ASK FOR YOUR ADVICE? >> SOMEBODY ASKED ME, YES >> SOMEBODY ASKED >> THEY DO THAT Mr. HARPER HAD DONE THE SAME THING WITH Mr. JOHNSTON TOO, ASKED ME FOR NAMES AND >> NOW, WITH I CAN’T LET YOU GO WITHOUT ASKING YOU, WHAT PIECE OF ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE FOR THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL? >> BE HERSELF JUST DO IT THE WAY SHE WANT TO DOD IT IF YOU TRY TO CHANGE YOURSELF, YOU LOSE IT AT ONE TIME THEY TRIED TO MAKE ME A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT AND IT WAS A DISASTER WHEN I WAS LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION THEY GOT ME TO RETAX AND LOOK, EVENTUALLY I KICKED THEM OUT AND I CAME BACK AS THE OLD JEAN CHRETIEN AND THAT WORKED >> THAT WORKED FOR YOU >> HAS TO BE HERSELF ALL THE WAY AND SHE WILL ABGREAT SUCCESS I KNOW, I KNOW HER VERY WELL, AND SHE IS A FRIEND OF MY WIFE AND OF MY DAUGHTER AND SO ON, AND WE KNOW HER FOR YEARS >> DID YOU TALK TO HER BEFORE OR AFTER ANY TIME IN THE LAST LITTLE BIT >> SINCE BEEN APPOINTED NO, I HAVE NOT TALKED WITH HER >> ARE GOWING TO CHAT WITH HER? >> PROBABLY IF SHE INVITE ME I GUESS SHE MIGHT >> MIGHT HAVE YOU FOR DINNER >> I’M NOT SURE BUT I WOULD NOT BE SURPRISED JEWELED ABGOOD GUEST TO HAVE A DINNER >> YES AND IF SHE WANT CAN INVITE OUT OF THE PROTOCOL AND HAVE FUN >> FORMER PRIME MINISTER JEAN CHRETIEN THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME >> AND HE IS OUT OF HERE HE IS JUST OUT OF HERE LIKE

THAT, ROSIE, LOTS OF GOOD INTERESTING BACKGROUND FROM A PRIME MINISTER WHO MADE THE CHOICE OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN THE PAST HIMSELF >> Rosemary: YEAH SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE YOU CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON JEAN CHRETIEN TO JUST SAY WHATEVER HE IS THINKING >> AND HE MIGHT HAVE HER OVER FOR DINNER BECAUSE YOU KNOW THAT’S WHERE YOU CAN HAVE FUN HE SAID, OVER AT HIS HOUSE >> I’M HOPING FOR AN INVITE MYSELF APPRECIATE THAT IF YOU GET OTHER GUESTS LET US KNOW THE CBC’S HANNAH THIBIDEAU IN THE FOYER OF THE SENATE WAITING FOR HER EXCELLENCY TO EXIT THE PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS TO DO HER FIRST OFFICIAL WHAT AM I I CALLING IT, LOOKING AT THE GUARD OF HONOUR, INSPECTION >> INSPECTION >> INSPECTION OF THE GUARD OF HONOUR AND THERE WILL BE A ROYAL SALUTE PLAYED AS WELL SOMETIMES I GET E-MAILS WHILE ON AIR AND I DO READ THEM AND HERE’S A GOOD ONE I GOT FROM ALBERT VERSTEEG WHO WRITES ME THIS AND YOU WILL SEE WHY RELEVANT AS A MATTER OF INTEREST THE COMMANDER OF THE HONOUR GUARD IS MY DAUGHTER WHO AEPITOMIZES WHAT OUR GOVERNMENT IS LOOKING FOR, IN THE NAVY, MARINE SYSTEMS ENGINEER ABOARD SHIP AND THE CANADIAN BORN DAUGHTER OF DUTCH IMMIGRANTS THAT’S PRETTY GOOD AND SHE HAS GOT A PRETTY PROUD DAD WHO WANTED TO IT MAKE SURE SHE GOT MENTIONED TODAY AS WELL ON TV AND NOTED FOR HER EXCELLENCY I ENCOURAGE E-MAILS LIKE THAT WHEN THEY ARE RELEVANT NOW DAVID JOHNSTON GOES OFF INTO PRIVATE LIFE AND EXISTENCE AND HAS TO SORT OF CONTEND WITH WHATEVER THAT LOOKS LIKE AND I THINK HE WILL BE HAPPY TO DO THAT TO ACTUALLY GO INTO SEMI RETIREMENT AS MUCH AS ACCOMPLISHED PEOPLE LIKE THAT CAN RETIRE, AND FROM NOW ON, JULIE PAYETTE STARTS TAKING UP THE MAN TELL OF ALL THE CEREMONIAL — WHAT ARE SOME OF THE FIRST THINGS SHE HAS TO DO OTHER THAN THIS, I YOU GUESS REMEMBRANCE DAY WOULD BE ONE >> THAT’S COMING UP AND THERE WILL ALWAYS BE ORDERS IN COUNCIL TO SIGN, DOCUMENTS TO SIGN, GETTING A SENSE OF THE JOB, GETTING A SENSE OF MEETING WITH ADVISORS THAT WILL FILL OUT HER UNDERSTANDING OF HER ROLE, HER CONSTITUTIONAL FUNCTIONS, PROBABLY GETTING AN IDEA AS WELL WHAT LAYS AHEAD IN THE COMING MONTHS THESE ARE TRIPS THAT MIGHT BE PLANNED, OTHER CEREMONIES, EVERYBODY IS GOING TO BE TRYING TO GET A PIECE OF HER TIME AND THIS IS ONE OF THE DIFFICULTIES OF BEING GOVERNOR-GENERAL, I THINK THERE IS A SENSE CERTAINLY THE WIDER CIVIL SOCIETY THAT YOU ARE THERE AND YOU ARE PRESENT AND CAN BE THERE, BUT DEMANDS ON GONE NOR GENERAL’S TIME SIGNIFICANT >> SOMEONE WHO CAN SPEAK IT THAT WITH HANNAH THIBIDEAU >> JOINED BY FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL ADRIENNE CLARKSON THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME TODAY FIRST OFF, WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE CHOICE? >> I THINK IT’S A WONDERFUL CHOICE THE MOMENT IT WAS MADE, I THOUGHT THIS IS RIGHT THIS WOMAN KNOWS SCIENCE SHE IS AN ENGINEER SHE IS A WOMAN SHE BRINGS SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT TO THIS ROLE AND I THINK THAT’S A GOOD THING IT COULDN’T HELP BUT BE A GOOD THING AND SHE IS A WARM, WONDERFUL HUMAN BEING YOU COULD SEE THAT WITH HER SON WHO LOOKS SO LIKE HER, AND THAT WILL BRING SOMETHING DIFFERENT TO THE OFFICE, AND TO THE WAY SHE EXERCISES IT I WAS DEEPLY IMPRESS WE HAD HER SPEECH I THINK SHE REALLY WANTS TO SPEAK TO THE HEARTS OF PEOPLE AND ALSO WANTS TO DO THE THINGS THAT MOST CANADIANS FEEL ARE THE RIGHT THINGS TO DO I THINK SHE IS ON THE SIDE OF THE COMMON GOOD AND HER EXPRESSIONS OF WANTING TO HELP WITH THAT TERRIBLE GAP OF INCOME INEQUALITIES, RECONCILIATION WITH NATIVES PEOPLE, SHE SPOKE IN ALGONQUIN TO PEOPLE AND I THINK WAS VERY IMPRESSIVE THAT WAY I THINK SHE IS A BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT WOMAN AND A BRILLIANT CHOICE >> WHAT’S THE TOUGHEST JOB ABOUT BEING A GOVERNOR-GENERAL? >> I THINK IT’S PHYSICALLY SO DEMANDING THAT I’M GLAD SHE IS ONLY WHAT 53 IT’S PHYSICALLY VERY DEMANDING BECAUSE YOU DO TRAVEL AN ENORMOUS, ENORMOUS AMOUNT, AND DOING THAT TRAVELLING, AND BEING UP FOR THINGS WHEN YOU GO ON TRIPS AND YOU HAVE FIVE OR SIX DAYS IN ALBERTA, EVERY DAY YOU DO SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN EVENT AND YOU GO FROM THING TO THING, SPEECH TO SPEECH, AND AWARD TO AWARD, AND GOING AMONG PEOPLE, AND TALKING WITH THEM HE, AND TRYING TO ABSORB WHAT THEY ARE SAYING TO YOU, AND THAT’S WHAT SHE IS GOING TO BE DOING, AND THAT’S WHAT I DID A LOT, AND I KNOW SHE WILL DO IT, HEAR WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY, BRING IT BACK TO PEOPLE IN POLITICS, THIS THING ABOUT FISHING ISN’T WORKING AND WE HEARD IT, OR THIS IS NOT THE KIND OF THING THAT WE SHOULD BE STANDING FOR, ET CETERA AND THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DOESN’T HAVE ANY POWER BUT HAS AUTHORITY, YOU KNOW, AUTHORITY IS VERY IMPORTANT AND I’M SURE SHE IS GOING TO DO IT I CERTAINLY WOULD GIVE HER THE ADVICE TO TALK TO THE MINISTER AND TO THE DEPUTY MINISTERS AS

OFTEN AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE YOU FIND OUT THINGS AND YOU CAN HELP BY SAYING WHAT YOU CAN BRING BACK FROM THE PEOPLE OF CANADA IT’S TERRIBLY IMPORTANT THAT FEEDBACK AND I THINK SHE STARTED OUT BY SAYING YOU KNOW, I’M HERE TO TALK TO YOU, AND TO BE AMONG YOU, AND I THINK THAT IS EXACTLY THE RIGHT STANCE SHE HASN’T PUT A FOOT WRONG >> Ms. CLARKSON YOU WERE TELLING ME AHEAD OF TIME YOU HAD A LITTLE SOMETHING YOU WANTED TO SAY TO ROSIE >> ROSIE YOU SURE LOOK PRETTY IN PINK >> SHE TOLD ME TO >> THERE YOU ARE I WATCH YOU ALL THE TIME I LIKE THAT PINK >> Rosemary: I WILL TAKE IT, HANNAH THANK YOU VERY MUCH >> SHE SAYS THANK YOU VERY MUCH YOU ARE VERY KIND THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME Ms. CLARKSON, I APPRECIATE IT >> THANK YOU I GET COMPLIMENTS ON TELEVISION >> THERE YOU GO >> I WILL TAKE IT I WILL TAKE IT APPRECIATE IT CBC HANNAH THIBIDEAU WITH FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL ADRIENNE CLARKSON ALONG WITH COMPLIMENTS, SAID A FEW THINGS, PHIL, I’M NOT SURE THAT I REALLY KNEW SO A GOVERNOR-GENERAL CAN SPEAK TO CABINET AND EVEN DEPUTY MINISTERS TO TRY TO GET INFORMATION WOULD THAT BE — MINISTERS MAYBE, BUT DEPUTY MINISTERS IS A LITTLE SURPRISING TO ME >> I DON’T THINK MOST OF US ARE AWARE PRECISELY WHAT THE DEGREE OF ACCESS THAT VICE REGALS HAVE IN ONTARIO CURRENTLY, THE LG MEETS REGULARLY WITH DEPUTIES >> REALLY >> AND WITH MINISTERS >> AND I THINK ADRIENNE CLARKSON GAVE US A GLIMPSE BEHIND THAT CURTAIN AT RIDEAU HALL DO HAVE ACCESS TO MINISTERS AND OCCASIONALLY DEPUTY MINISTERS AND TRY TO EXERCISE THOSE POWERS OF THE CROWN THAT ARE INFORMAL, ENCOURAGING, WARNING, ADVISING OF THE GOVERNMENT SO THAT IT’S NOT A ONE-WAY STREET RIGHT GG CAN GO OUT IN COMMUNITIES, HEAR THINGS, AND THEN ATTEMPT TO BRING THEM BACK TO MINISTERS, TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DAY IN THAT ROLE OF SOMEBODY WHO TRAVELS THE COUNTRY WITH AN AGENDA OF SIMPLY ABSORBING IT ALL OBVIOUSLY GOING TO BE ONE PIECE OF ADVICE AMONGST MANY IMPORTANT TO HAVE THAT AUTHORITY ASTHMA DAM CLARKSON SAID, DON’T NECESSARILY HAVE THE POWER BUT DO HAVE THE AUTHORITY, FORMAL AUTHORITY OF THE CROWN >> SO WHAT WOULD THAT LOOK LIKE IN A PRACTICAL WAY, YES, YOU ARE LISTENING, TAKING INFORMATION BACK, FEEDING IT INTO THE GOVERNMENT IF YOU THINK YOU IT’S RELEVANT ARE YOU THEN TRYING TO INFLUENCE? IS THAT A STEP TOO FAR? >> THAT WOULD BE A STEP TOO FAR YOU WILL REMEMBER MAYBE IN THE U.K. A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO OF PRINCE CHARLES CAME OUT PROTRACTED ACCESS TO INFORMATION CAMPAIGN WHAT WAS REVEALED THAT THE PRINCE HAS A NUMBER OF OPINIONS ABOUT THINGS AND NOT NECESSARILY LOBBYING AS HE WAS CHARGED BUT HE WANTS TO MAKES HIS VIEWS SNOW HIS CONCERNS TO BE AT LEAST TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT I SUSPECT THAT’S WHAT WE ARE DEALING WITH THE VICE REGALS AS WELL NOT GOING TO ACTIVELY LOBBY FOR PARTICULAR CAUSES OR PARTICULAR POLICIES AND NOT GOING TO THREATEN ANYTHING IN TERMS OF WITHHOLDING A SIGNATURE OR WHATNOT, SIMPLY AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM TO ECHO CONCERNS THAT THEY HEAR IN THE COMMUNITY AND ENSURE GOVERNMENTS ARE AWARE OF IT ONE PARTICULAR AREA THAT IS OF CONCERN IS THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS ALSO COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, AND PAST GOVERNORS GENERAL HAVE HAD INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE CHIEF OF THE DEFENSE STAFF, TOM LAWSON IN PARTICULAR HAD A CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH DAVID JOHNSTON AND THERE YOU CAN HAVE THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN HIS OR OHER CAPACITY AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF ACCESS TO CONCERNS ABOUT HOW THE FORCES ARE DOING, THE MORALE OF THE MILITARY AND EXPRESSING THAT TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DAY >> WHAT WOULD BE FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD WHAT ABOUT WOULD BE THE CLEARANCE HOW MUCH SECRET OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION COULD YOU HAVE ACCESS TO ANYTHING YOU WANT? >> TECHNICALLY THE SECOND HIGHEST OFFICE OF THE STATE ALWAYS INFORMATION NEED TO KNOW BUT A LOT OF THOSE ORDERS IN COUNCIL WILL PERTAIN TO MATTERS OF NATIONAL SECURITY OR OTHER MATTERS, AND THIS IS STILL MEMBER OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL AS WELL, THEREFORE SOMEBODY WHO SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF INFORMATION >> Rosemary: ALL THE MAUREEN TO CHOOSE SOMEONE FALL INSIDE LINE WITH YOUR THINKING AS DEFINITELY SEEMS TO BE THE CASE WITH MADAM PAYETTE AND EXCELLENCY PA YET AND GOVERNMENT IN TERMS OF DATA AND SCIENCE AND ALL THAT KIND OF STUFF >> I EXPECT THEY EXPECT HER TO REACH OUT TO THOSE COMMUNITIES, CONDUIT TO THE COMMUNITY WHY I SAID APPOINTMENTS ARE NONPARTISAN BUT NEVER APOLITICAL DEFINITELY AN ASPECT OF THE IMPORTANCE OF SCIENCE FOR THIS GOVERNMENT AND ITS CENTRALITY AND POLICY MAKING MEANT TO PERSONIFY AND EXEMPLIFY THE FACT HAS THOSE CONNECTIONS AND OUTREACH SOMETHING I EXPECT THIS GOVERNMENT WILL SEIZE UPON >> Rosemary: WE ARE EXPECTING HER TO COME OUT HERE OBVIOUSLY AND INSPECT THE CEREMONIAL GUARD AFTER WHICH SHE IS ALSO EXPECTED

TO GO DOWN TO THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER AND LAY A WREATH BECAUSES THAT IS ALSO ANOTHER IMPORTANT PART OF BEING GOVERNOR-GENERAL, THOSE KINDS OF EVENTS AND WE’LL SEE HERAT HER FIRST REMEMBRANCE DAY IN ABOUT A MONTH OR SO FROM NOW I GUESS JUST REGULAR PEOPLE HERE, ON PARLIAMENT HILL, A LOVELY DAY HERE IN OTTAWA TO GREET HER AND CHEER HER ON AS SHE DEPARTS FROM PARLIAMENT HILL I DON’T KNOW IF THE WILL BE BROUGHT OUT OR LEADING IN THE LIMO PROBABLY JUST THE LIMO JULIE PAYETTE’S CANADA’S 29th GOVERNOR AND GENERAL AND HAS HER SON ANOTHER THING THAT’S INTERESTING BECAUSE A LOT OF TIMES THIS JOB WHICH YOU HEARD ADRIENNE CLARKSON TALKED ABOUT THERE IS SO DEMANDING JULIE PAYETTE IS ONLY 53 SO SHE IS NOT VERY OLD BUT SHE DOESN’T HAVE A PARTNER, A SPOUSE AND THE ONLY REASON I REMARK UPON THAT SOMETIMES CAN DIVIDE UP THE WORK BETWEEN THE TWO OF YOU, CERTAINLY THAT’S BEEN THE CASE FOR THE OTHERS THAT WE HAVE SEEN, AND IT BECOMES HELPFUL TO TRY TO BREAK UP THE WORK IN TERMS OF THE COUNTRY AND THE DEMANDS AND SHE IS GOING TO HAVE TO DO THIS BY HERSELF >> YEAH AT THE SAME TIME IT’S INTERESTING IT MAY ACTUALLY LEAD HER TO HAVE A MORE PROGRESSIVE FAMILY FRIEND APPROACH TO THE OFFICE SHE MAY INSIST FOR INSTANCE THAT SHE GETS TIME EITHER IN MONTREAL HERE IN OTTAWA TO SPEND TIME WITH HER SON I’M THINKING OF ONE CABINET MINISTER KATHERINE McKENNA WHO MAKES IT A POINT TO SEE HER CHILDREN ON A DAILY BASIS WHAT WE ARE USED TO AND REALITY WHAT YOU SHOULD BE CAN EVOLVE >> FOR SURE JULIE PAYETTE, EXITED MAYBE JUST LISTEN IN HERE IF WE HAVE ANY AUDIO [Laughter] FRENCH >>> A LITTLE HARD TO HEAR YOU KNOW WHAT I’M GOING TO DO IN THAT SAME LOCATION HANNAH THIBIDEAU THERE WITH A COUPLE OF ASTRONAUTS WHO DOESN’T LOVE ASTRONAUTS OVER TO YOU >> ABSOLUTELY, ROSY HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO SPEAK WITH TWO ASTRONAUTS, JOINED BY JACQUES AND JEREMY HANSON FIRST OFF O, EXPLAIN WHAT Ms. PAYETTE IS TO YOU? >> I REMEMBER WHEN I WAS A UNIVERSITY STUDENT KIND OF MAYBE THINKING OF PLANNING TO BE AN ASTRONAUT ONE DAY, MAYBE, THAT’S WHEN JULIE WAS SELECTED I WAS TOO YOUNG TO APPLY AND I FOLLOWED THAT, I LOOKED WHO DID THEY PICK, LOOK AT PEOPLE’S CVs, SHE WAS A FRENCH CANADIAN LIKE I, A SCIENTIST, SHUTDOWN LOVED SPORTS AND MUSIC I THOUGHT SO LONG AS YOU WORK HARD ENOUGH AND DREAM HARD ENOUGH MAYBE IT’S POSSIBLE RIGHT OFF THE BAT BECAME AN INSPIRATION FOR ME AND THEN YEARS WENT BY AND ONE DAY I GOT THE CHANCE TO BE SELECTED WITH JEREMY ABOUT EIGHT YEARS AGO AND MOVED TO HOUSTON, JULIE WAS THERE IN TRAINING FOR A SECOND SPACE FLIGHT SHE BECAME KIND OF A BIG SISTER FIGURE FOR US BEEN THERE BEFORE, SEEN EVERYTHING, DONE EVERYTHING, SUPER WELCOMING, SUPER KEEN TO PASS THE BATON TO THE ROOKIES MAKE SURE THAT CANADIAN ASTRONAUTS DO WELL, THE NEW GUYS DO WELL, AND SO FOR US, PARTICULARLY A GREAT MODEL FOR THIS VERY TRICKY ART OF CONCEALING YOUR WORK, YOUR PASSION, YOUR PERSONAL LIFE SHE IS A CHAMPION IN THAT ART OF MAKING IT ALL HAPPEN AND ALL SUCCESSFULLY >> DAVID IS GIVING YOU KIND OF A SAMPLE OF WHAT WE ARE GOING TO SEE IN OUR NEXT GOVERNOR-GENERAL BUT JEREMY, AS WELL, WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE SPEECH IN THERE? >> VERY MOVING JUST HEARKEN BACK TO AFTER I WAS SELECTED AS AN ASTRONAUT REMEMBER WATCHING JULIE EARLY ON AND TAKEN ABACK HOW MUCH SHE CONNECTED WITH PEOPLE PEOPLE SHE NEVER MET BEFORE, THEY WERE JUST ON EVERY WORD LISTENING TO HER, THERE WAS A STRONG CONNECTION THERE AND I FELT THAT AGAIN TODAY WHERE SHE IS SPEAKING TO ALL OF US ACROSS CANADA AND ON BEHALF OF THE WOULD RECALL REALLY I WAS REALLY, REALLY IMPRESSED >> WHAT DO YOU THINK IS GOING TO BE MORE DIFFICULT GOING TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION OR BEING THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL? >> I DON’T KNOW AMONG ASTRONAUTS LIKE TO SAY OUR JOB IS LIFE IN A FISHBOWL ALWAYS UNDER SCRUTINY AND PEOPLE WATCHING EVERY MOVE I THINK HER NEW JOB IS ANOTHER STEP ABOVE IN TERMS OF BEING THERE OUT THERE DOING EVERYTHING PUBLICLY AND HAVING TO MAINTAIN SUPER HIGH STANDARDS I MEAN, PEOPLE’S EXPECTATIONS ON ASTRONAUTS ARE HIGH BUT I THINK ON GOVERNOR-GENERALS EVEN HIGHER >> QUICKLY, I HONESTLY DON’T HAVE A LOT OF TIME WHAT PIECE OF ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO JULIE PAYETTE >> JUST TO BE HER LIKE SHE WAS TODAY BE THE REAL AUTHENTIC YOU THAT’S WHAT CANADIANS WANT >> WANT TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR

TIME HERE TODAY HERE ON EARTH >> OUR PLEASURE THANK YOU >> THANKS, HANNAH APPRECIATE THAT MET JEREMY HANSEN ANYWAY AND COOL TO TALK TO ASTRONAUTS THE FACT THAT WE ARE IS A GOVERNOR-GENERAL A FORMER ASTRONAUT, A REMINDER HOW DIFFICULT IT IS TO BE ONE, WHEN SHE WAS SELECTED TO JOIN THE CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY BACK IN 1992, SHE WAS ONE OF FOUR PEOPLE SELECTED FROM 5330 APPLICANTS SO IN CASE YOU THOUGHT A, NO ONE WANTED THOSE JOBS OR B, EASY TO GET YOU ARE WRONG OUR FRIEND TRACY VERSTEEG FROM THE HONOUR GUARD DAD WANTED TO MAKE SURE GOT RECOGNIZED MADE BOTH OF THEM HAPPY HOPEFULLY OR TRACY MORTIFIED THAT HER DAD E-MAILED ME WHILE ON TV THIS PART PHILIP LEGACY WHO IS WITH ME HERE, THIS IS AN IMPORTANT ROLE AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF AND GOVERNOR-GENERAL, THE INSPECTION OF THE ROYAL GUARD >> YES, INDEED THIS IS — IT REALLY DOES SIGNIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OVER THE MILITARY INSPECTING THAT HONOUR GUARD, CIVILIAN CONTROL OF THE MILITARY AS WELL IS TIED INTO THIS AS WITH MANY THINGS SURROUNDING THE CROWN PEOPLE GET FED UP WITH ME ON TWITTER ABOUT THIS >> NO WE LOVE IT >> SO MANY LAYERS TO THESE RELATIONSHIPS AND THIS IS REALLY AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE ARMED FORCES TO SHOW THEMSELVES OFF ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY HERE AS WE SEE FOR GOVERNORS GENERAL, COMMANDERS IN CHIEF TO SPEAK TO INDIVIDUAL SOLDIERS, KNOW A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THEM AND BUILD THAT CONNECTION BETWEEN THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF AND MEMBERS OF THE CANADIAN ARMED FORCESES >> AND WASES IT MICHAELLE JEAN WHO WAS THE FIRST TO WEAR THE UNIFORM? >> I BELIEVE JEANNE SAVOIE THAT’S NOT CONTROVERSIAL I REMEMBER BROUHAHA AROUND THAT >> ALLOWED TO AND ESTABLISHED THAT THEY ARE IT’S A SPECIAL UNIFORM MADE PARTICULARLY SPECIAL FOR THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL THEY HAVE THEM FOR ALL THREE SERVICES THERE IS SOME CONTROVERSY, NOT EVERYBODY IS HAPPY WITH IT, AND I CAN ALSO SAY QUITE CLEARLY THAT THERE IS A LOT OF CONTROVERSY ABOUT PRECISELY WHAT THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF IS SOME PEOPLE SAY IT’S A TITLE OTHER PEOPLE THINK IT’S AN OFFICE OTHER PEOPLE SAY IT’S A RANK >> BECAUSE IT’S QUITE DIFFERENT IN THIS COUNTRY VERSUS THE UNITED STATES >> EXACTLY MY OWN INTERPRETATION WHAT IT’S WORTH SECTION INVESTING THE POWER OF COMMANDING IN CHIEF, SUPREME COMMAND AND AUTHORITY REMAINS WITH HER MAJESTY AND THE QUEEN THEREFORE CREATES THE OFFICE OF COMMANDER IN CHIEF FOR THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL DOES NOT MEAN THAT THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL HOLDS SUPREME MILITARY COMMAND AUTHORITY WE KNOW THIS BECAUSE THE QUEEN COMMISSIONS ARE STILL DONE IN THE QUEEN’S NAME THERE IS A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OFFICERS NONE THE LESS, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL SIGNS THOSE COMMISSIONSES AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL SO THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF ROLE REALLY IS MORE ABOUT HAVING A UNIFIED PRESENCE AROUND THE MILITARY AND REPRESENTING ITS SERVICE STATE THROUGH THE CROWN >> NOT LIKE SHE CAN ORDER PEOPLE TO GO INTO COMBAT? >> THAT’S INTERESTING THAT YOU BRING THAT UP THERE ARE RUMOURS, WON’T SAY WHICH GOVERNOR-GENERAL BUT APPARENTLY DURING ONE SITUATION WHERE APPARENTLY A GOVERNOR-GENERAL SAW SOMETHING ON TV AND PICKED UP THE PHONE AND CALLED THE CDS AND TOLD THEM TO GET READY >> THIS IS RECENTLY? >> YEAH >> I DON’T KNOW IF THERE IS ANY TRUTH TO THAT BUT SINCE THAT — >> THAT WOULD ABGOOD ONE NAIL DOWN IF WE COULD >> AS IF WITH MANY OF THESE THINGS WE HEAR WHISPER AND RUMOURS AFTER THE FACT, THERE IS MANY AHAPPENNINGS THAT GO ON >> CLEARLY IT DIDN’T HAPPEN >> I DON’T THINK IT HAPPENED MY SENSE THAT THE CDS THEN PROBABLY CALLED THE NATIONAL OF DEFENSE >> WISE MOVE >> TO GET A SENSE OF WHAT HE SHOULD BE DOING >> THAT’S FUNNY >> THAT SAID, THIS IS ONE OF THE RISKS THAT COMES WITH THIS OFFICE IT’S VERY IMPORTANT FOR GOVERNORS GENERAL TO KNOW PRECISELY WHAT THEY CAN AND CAN’T DO AND WHEN YOU HAVE THESE VERY STRONG PERSONALITIESES THAT ARE USED TO BE TOP OF THEIR FIELD, USED TO HAVING A LOT OF POWER OFTENTIMES IT’S DIFFICULT TO KEEP THEM WITHIN THEIR BOX AND THAT CAN BE FRUSTRATING FOR THEM >> YEAH, THAT’S AN AWFULLY GOOD POINT ALL OF THESE PEOPLE THAT WE SEE OFTEN TOP OF THEIR GAME, OFTEN VERY ASSERTIVE CONFIDENT PEOPLE WHICH IS WHAT YOU WOULD WANT, HAVING TO PLAY A DIFFERENT FUNCTION YES AS YOU SAY WITH AUTHORITY BUT NOT NECESSARILY THE POWER SO HOW DO THEY WALK THAT LINE OR WHERE IS THAT LINE FOR THEM BETWEEN YOU KNOW DOING THIS JOB VERSUS FORCING THE GOVERNMENT’S HAND OR TRYING TO DO SOMETHING THAT THEY JUST NEED TO WALK BACK A LITTLE BIT AND WHO DOES THAT, WHO SAYS TO THEM, NO, NO, BACK OFF A LITTLE BIT, THAT’S NOT YOUR JOB? >> PRIMARILY THE STAFF AT RIDEAU HALL ONE OF THE PRIMARY ROLES OF THE SECRETARY OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL REMIND THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL PRECISELY WHAT

THEY CAN AND CANNOT DO DON’T EXPECT THIS INDIVIDUAL TO BE DEEPLY IN ALL THERE IS INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AT RIDEAU HALL SOME OF THE FINEST EXPERTS IN THE COUNTRY ABOUT THE CROWN ARE THOSE THAT WORK IN THOSE OFFICES THEY KNOW IT INSIDE AND OUT SIMILARLY, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL CAN HAVE ACCESS TO THE CLERK OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL THE CLERK OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL THE CLERK OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL WILL BRIEF GOVERNORS GENERAL ON PRECISELY THE NATURE OF THEIR ROLE AND AS YOU SAW WHEN FORMER PRIME MINISTER CHRETIEN WAS INTERVIEWED BY HANNAH, HE MADE THE POINT, THE GOVERNMENT DECIDES AND ULTIMATELY AS HARD AS THAT MAY BE FOR VARIOUS ASSERTIVE GOVERNOR AGAIN IN CERTAIN CASES AT THE END OF THE DAY ACT ON ADVICE EXCEPT IN TWO CASES DISILLUSION AND THE APPOINTMENT OR DISMISSAL OF A PRIME MINISTER AND EVEN THEN VICE REGALS ARE USUALLY ACTING ON THE NATURE OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS SO THE DEGREE OF THEIR DISCRETION IS QUITE NARROW YOU DESPITE ALL THE LETTERS THEY MAY GET FROM M.P.s AND CANADIANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TELLING THEM TO REFUSE ROYAL ASSENT OR TO DISMISS A PRIME MINISTER OR WHATEVER IT HAPPENS TO BE, THAT IS NOT THE NATURE OF THE JOB >> AS A GOVERNOR-GENERAL LIKE I WOULD SORT OF WANT TO BE THRUST INTO THOSE MOMENTS OF YOU KNOW, THOSE DIFFICULT MOMENTS PROROGATION, DISILLUSION, THE MOMENTS TEXTED IN THAT ROLE ARE MOST TRYING TO AVOID THOSE POTENTIAL MOMENTS OF CONFRONTATION OR CONFLICT? >> THAT’S THE OTHER PART OF THE OFFICE REALLY, IN ALMOST ALL CASES, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL SHOULD ALLOW SOME OTHER INSTITUTION TO FIGURE OUT THE PROBLEM FIRST SO IF IT COMES TO WHETHER OR NOT A PRIME MINISTER HAS A CONFIDENCE OF THE HOUSE, YOUR DEFAULT POSITION SHOULD ALWAYS BE ALLOW TO THE HOUSE TO EXPRESS ITSELF YOU SHALL NOT DISMISS A PRIME MINISTER WHO HASN’T FORMALLY LOST CONFIDENCE FOR INSTANCE, THAT’S AROUND THE 2008 PRORAGATION HAD JEAN REFUSED ADVICE DISMISSING HIM WITHOUT HIM FORM FORMALLY LOST CONFIDENCE THAT’S REALLY QUITE PROBLEMATIC THE GOVERNOR CAN ALLOW THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND IN OTHER CASES THE COURTS TO DEAL WITH PARTICULAR CONTENTIOUS ISSUES, IT IS ALWAYS BETTER FOR THE CROWN TO ACT ONLY IF IT ABSOLUTELY MUST >> THIS IS INTERESTING BECAUSE SHE IS REALLY SPENDING QUITE A LOT OF TIME TALKING TO PEOPLE OBVIOUSLY TRYING TO BUILD A BOND RIGHT FROM THE GET GO MOST RECENT INSTANCE TESTED A LITTLE BIT IN BRITISH COLUMBIA A LOT OF QUESTIONS WHETHER THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR THERE GENERAL WOULD ACTUALLY GO AHEAD AND ALLOW THEM TO TEST THE LIBERALS TO TEST WHETHER THEY HAD CONFIDENCE IN THE HOUSE OR DISSOLVE THE HOUSE AND CALL AN ELECTION IN THAT INSTANCE I THINK EVERYONE AGREED THEY DID THE RIGHT THING >> RIGHT B.C. IS A PERFECT EXAMPLE WHERE THERE WERE A NUMBER OF PEOPLE SAYING LIEUTENANT SHOULD SIMPLY DISSOLVE BECAUSE THE NDP GOVERNMENT WILL NEVER BE ABLE TO HAVE FULL CONFIDENCE HAVE TO NAME ONE OF THEIR OWN SPEAKERS LO AND BEHOLD WAITED IT AND OUT DIDN’T QUITE WORK OUT THAT WAY FOR VICE REGALS HAVE TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO BE SECOND-GUESSING THE WILL OF THE LEGISLATURE AND NOT TO THINK THAT THEY CAN PREDICT THE FUTURE ALWAYS BETTER TO LET LEGISLATURES WORK >> TRY TO FIGURE IT OUT >> LOOKING THROUGH THE NOTES THAT RIDEAU HALL PROVIDED ABOUT AGES, BECAUSE MADAM PAYETTE IS NOT THE YOUNGEST THE YOUNGEST WAS THE DUKE OF ARGYLE SOME TIME AGO AT 33 MICHAELLE JEAN WAS ACTUALLY 48 EDWARD SHIER WAS 43 THE THIRD YOUNGEST GOVERNOR-GENERAL SORT OF INTERESTING BECAUSE IT IS A CAREER THAT YOU THINK COMES AT SORT OF THE END OF YOUR CAREER HARD TO KNOW WHAT YOU WOULD IMAGINE MADAM PAYETTE WOULD DO AFTER I DON’T THINK HAVE A HARD TIME FINDING A JOB INTERESTING TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS MICHAELLE JEAN HAS LED FRANCOPHONIE IN PARIS HER CAREER PRESTIGIOUS AND ONGOING >> LISTEN IN HERE FOR A MINUTE >> THANK YOU SO MUCH (Inaudible) >> Rosemary: A LITTLE BIT HARD TO HEAR BUT I THINK HEARD HER SAY A LITTLE BIT OVERWHELMING CAN’T IMAGINE SUDDENLY ONE DAY DRIVING YOUR KID TO SCHOOL AND NEXT DAY SITTING IN BASICALLY A THRONE WITH FREE JULIE BEING GIVEN TO YOU I MEAN, IT’S PRETTY — EVEN FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN TO SPACE, I WOULD IMAGINE THAT THE PRESTIGE OF THE ROLE IS NOT LOST ON HER TODAY >> NO, AND YOU CAN DEFINITELY HEAR SHE IS THANKING THE SOLDIERS FOR BEING THERE AND

GOOD DEAL OF GRACIOUSNESS >> FROM HERE THERE WILL BE A LITTLE BIT OF A PRIVATE RECEPTION FOR THE NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL WHERE SHE WILL BE ABLE TO MINGLE A LITTLE BIT WITH SOME MEMBERS OF THE CABINET AND OTHER DIGNITARIES AND ONE WOULD EXPECT THESE MANY GUESTS AS WELL, THAT SHE HAS BROUGHT IN NOT ABLE TO BE THERE FOR THE CEREMONY BECAUSE SPACE IS QUITE LIMITED BUT MAYBE SHE WILL EVEN VENTURE OVER TO THE BUILDING, THE JOHN A. McDONALD BUILDING REFURBISHED ACROSS THE STREET TO SEE SOME OF HER FRIENDS THAT SHE SAYS HAS COME FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO WISH HER WELL IN THIS NEW AND EXCITING CHAPTER OF HER CAREER >> STANDING BESIDE THE PRIME MINISTER THERE IS JULIE PAYETTE’S SON [♪♪♪] (PLAYING O’CANADA, INSTRUMENTAL) >> Rosemary: THAT’S THE CF 18 FLY PAST AIRCRAFT FROM QUEBEC AND THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL WILL GO BACK INTO CENTRE BLOCK, THE MAIN PART OF THE PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS THERE WITH PRIME MINISTER AND HER SON, AND AS I SAID, THEY WILL HAVE A BIT OF A RECEPTION IN THE HALL OF HONOUR WHICH WILL BE CLOSED TO MEDIA SO SHE CAN DOWN TOOLS A BIT AND RELAX SHE WILL EVENTUALLY LEAVE AND HEAD BACK TO RIDEAU GATE, ALSO HEAD TO THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER LATER TODAY I THINK DAVID COCHRANE IS STILL THERE AT RIDEAU HALL GATE ORI DOE HALL STANDING BY WAITING FOR NOW, AT THE WAR MEMORIAL NOW, THERE YOU GO, THAT’S WHERE WE’LL FIND THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL NEXT DAVID COCHRANE, SORRY DIDN’T REALIZE YOU GOT TO CHANGE LOCATIONS LUCKY YOU TELL ME WHAT THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL WILL BE DOING NEXT FROM YOUR PERSPECTIVE >> ROSY, I DON’T KNOW IF YOU CAN FEEL THAT, THE FLY OVERCAME OVER US AND THIS PLACE SHOOK IT WAS QUITE SOMETHING VERY THUNDEROUS HERE MORE SOMBER AND SOLEMN EVENT COMING UP AT LEAST TENTATIVELY ABOUT AN HOUR FROM NOW OF COURSE AT THE NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL WHAT WILL HAPPEN JULIE PAYETTE WILL ARRIVE AND COME HERE TO THE STEPS THAT LEAD UP TO THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER, SHE WILL BE HANDED FLOWERS AND SHE WILL LAY THOSE FLOWERS ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER AND THEN A CANADIAN ARMED FORCES PIPER IS GOING TO PLAY THE LAMENT OF THE FALLEN, AND A MOMENT OF SILENCE WILL BE OBSERVED IN ADDITION TO THE MANY, MANY THINGS THE GOVERNOR DOES ALSO THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE MILITARY SO WHY WE ARE SEEING I GUESS THE MILITARY PRESENCE AND THIS PARTICULAR MOMENT AND THIS WILL BE THE MOST PUBLIC EVENT OF THE DAY BECAUSE AFTER HERE SHE GETS INTO A CAR AND ESCORTED BACK TO RIDEAU HALL FOR ANOTHER PART OF THE PROCESS HERE, GOING TO WHAT WILL BE HER NEW HOME FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL YEARS, EVENTUALLY NOT RIGHT AWAY THOUGH STAY AT RIDEAU GATE WE ARE UNTIL FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL DAVID JOHNSTON MOVES OUT AND WANT TO DO UPGRADES AND REPAIRS AND SPRUCE THINGS UP AND JULIE PAYETTE WILL MOVE IN IN A LITTLE OVER AN HOUR EXPECT HER TO COME HERE AND PAY RESPECTS AND LAY FLOWERS ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER WHICH WILL BE MOST PUBLIC EVENT OF THE DAY >> DON’T WANT TO START RUMOURS

THE FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL HAS A LOT OF GRANDKIDS I DON’T KNOW WHAT WOULD HAPPEN INSIDE RIDEAU HALL WITH ALL THOSE KIDS RUNNING AROUND ALL THE TIME MAYBE SOME PUTTYING AND REPAINTING TO DO >> I JUST WONDER IF HAS TO GET FRIENDS TOGETHER TO BORROW A TRUCK TO MOVE FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL MIGHT HAVE A FEW MORE RESOURCES >> FIND OUT IF HE NEEDS A U-HAUL THANKS FOR YOUR COVERAGE THE CBC’S DAVID COCHRANE FROM THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SEOUL HEAD BACK I BELIEVE STILL IN THE SENATE CHAMBER HANNAH THIBIDEAU WITH US FOR FINAL THOUGHTS ON THE DAY TODAY, YOU CERTAINLY SAW A LOT OF THE DIGNITARIES THAT WERE THERE AND THOSE WERE A FEW OF THE GUESTS THAT JULIE PAYETTE BROUGHT WOULD W HER FOR THIS BIG EVENT TODAY >> SHE IS QUITE AN IMPRESSIVE WOMAN, ROSIE AND I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE, YOU LOOK AT WHO YOU SURROUND YOURSELF WITH, AND SHE SURROUNDS HERSELF WITH SOME PRETTY INSPIRING AND AMAZING PEOPLE WE HAD A CHANCE TO SPEAK WITH FELLOW ASTRONAUTS AND THE KIND WORDS THAT CAME FROM THEM WAS QUITE INSPIRING THEY WERE SAYING HOW SHE WAS SUCH A GOOD MENTOR HOW THEY TOOK — SHE TOOK THEM UNDER THEIR WINGS WHEN SHE WAS AN ASTRONAUT IN HOUSTON TO ENSURE THAT THE ROOKIE ASTRONAUTS WERE YOU KNOW OKAY, HEADING OUT INTO SPACE EVENTUALLY BECAUSE THE TWO GENTLEMEN WILL EVENTUALLY GO INTO SPACE TO THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION AS WELL BUT NOT ONLY THAT, SHE STOOD IN FRONT OF EVERYONE IN THAT CHAMBER AND SHE DID NOT HAVE A NOTE IN HER HAND, AND SHE SPOKE DIRECTLY FROM THE HEART AND YOU COULD SEE THAT ALL OF THOSE DIGNITARIES IN THAT ROOM WERE HANGING ON EVERY SINGLE WORD THAT SHE SAID SHE SPEAKS SIX LANGUAGES, AND SHE OPENED UP IN ALGONQUIN AND SHE WANED TO MAKE SURE TO SAY THAT SHE WAS SALUTING THE INDIGENOUS NATIONS AND SHE SAID THAT IN ALGONQUIN, AND YOU COULD JUST SEE THAT THE FIRST NATIONS REPRESENTATIVES IN THAT ROOM WERE EXTREMELY PROUD TO HAVE THAT MOMENT AS WELL SO YOU KNOW, SHE IS AN INSPIRING WOMAN SHE IS A SMART WOMAN AND YOU CAN SEE THAT SHE DOES HAVE A LOT OF RESPECT FROM EVERYBODY IN THAT ROOM WHEN IT COMES TO HER GOING DOWN THE ROAD AND AS WE HEARD FROM ADRIENNE CLARKSON A FORMER GOVERNOR-GENERAL SHE SAYS IT IS A TOUGH JOB BUT FEELS SHE HAS IT WELL UNDER HAND >> THANK YOU FOR YOUR COVERAGE AND GREAT INTERVIEWS FROM UP THERE AS WELL THE CBC’S HANNAH THIBIDEAU FROM THE SENATE FOYER ON PARLIAMENT HILL BRING IN PHIL LEGACY FOR ONE LAST THOUGHT AS WE WRAP UP OUR COVERAGE OF THE INSTALLATION OF THE 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL IT’S SORT OF COOL TO SEE WHERE THIS IS GOING TO GO AND WHERE SHE IS GOING IT TAKE IT BECAUSE IT IS A JOB, YES, HAS SPECIFIC ROLES AND DUTIES YOU CAN SORT OF MAKE IT WHAT YOU WANT IT TO BE? >> ABSOLUTELY THERE ISES A GOOD DEAL OF CHARITIES SHE CAN FOCUS ON, CAUSES SHE CAN FOCUS ON AND SIMILARLY CAN CRAFT THE OFFICE TO FIT THE LIFESTYLE THAT SHE NEEDS RAISING HER SON AS WELL SO THAT’S GOING TO BE I THINK AN IMPORTANT PRECEDENT THAT SHE IS GOING TO OSET AS WELL IF WE WANT PEOPLE WITH CHILDREN OR YOUNGER PEOPLE >> MOTHERS >> OUR GENERATIONDOM IN, DEFINE WHAT IT IS WHAT SHE IS WILLING TO DO AND THE AMOUNT OF TIME WILLING TO DEVOTE TO IT I THINK WILL BE QUITE IMPORTANT SIMILARLY LOOKING FORWARD I THINK LIKE MOST CROWN OBSERVERS SEEING WHAT EXTENT SHE IS ABLE TO MEET WITH MINISTERS, TO MEET WITH DEPAT THIS MINISTERS WE WON’T KNOW >> WE WON’T KNOW I WAS GOING TO SAY >> WILL SHE BE SLIGHTLY YOU MORE OUTSPOKEN ON THE ISSUES THAT SHE CARES ABOUT GIVEN THE FORCE OF HER PERSONALITY AND ELOQUENT SHE IS POSSIBLE SEE A GOVERNOR-GENERAL MORE OUTSPOKEN AND THAT WILL BE NEW AFTER SEVEN YEARS OF DAVID JOHNSTON WHO PLAY AD VERY CLASSIC ALMOST BEDROCK GOVERNOR-GENERAL ROLE BUT PERSONALITIES CHANGE AND THEREFORE PRACTICES CHANGE AND I THINK IT’S IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THE CROWN LIKE ALL OUR POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS ARE CONSTANTLY EVOLVING AND PERSONALITIESES DO MATTER IN TERMS OF WHAT DIRECTION THEY TAKE AND HOW THEY CHANGE >> Rosemary: HOW DO YOU THINK WILL REDIRECT THE GOVERNMENT’S AGENDA DID HEAR A LOT OF THAT TODAY AND CERTAINLY WOULD HAVE HAD A CONVERSATION EARLY WON THE PRIME MINISTER I WOULD THINK >> I WILL HOPE DOES NOT SEE HERSELF AS MERELY THE GOVERNMENT OF SPOKESPERSON THAT’S THE ROLE OF MINISTER AND PRIME MINISTER WHAT SHE CAN DO IS REALLY SHE WAS SELECTED WHO SHE IS AND WHAT SHE IS INTERESTED IN SHE SHOULD EXPRESS HERSELF AND BE HERSELF IN TERM OF WHAT SHE CARES ABOUT IF THAT HAPPENS TO MESH WITH THE GOVERNMENT’S AGENDA EXCELLENT, GREAT SHOULDN’T SEE HERSELF REALLY AS A SPOKESPERSON FOR THEM TO THAT EXTENT OBVIOUSLY WHEN THEY SEND HER ABROAD INCREASINGLY LARGE PART OF A GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S ROLE, SOFT DIPLOMATIC ROLE OF DOING STATE VISITS AND WHATNOT, IN THOSE CONTEXTS, THERE IS SOMETHING OF AN EXPECTATION THAT YOU ARE THERE AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF CANADA AND THE GOVERNMENT’S FOREIGN POLICY AGENDA BUT IN OTHER INSTANCES, SHE SHOULD SEE HERSELF AS WELL AS

HAVING AN INDEPENDENT OFFICE BECAUSE THE CROWN AND THE VICE REGAL REPRESENTATION ROLE IS ONE THAT SHOULDN’T BE SEEN AS DISTINCT FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DAY THAT’S QUITE IMPORTANT WHAT IT IS BLURRED SOMETIMES SOMETIMES SPEECHES FROM THE THRONE NONE THE LESS OUTSIDE OF THOSE VERY STRICT CONSTITUTIONAL BOUNDS SHE OCCUPIES THE SECOND HIGHEST OFFICE OF THE STATE AND LET’S SEE WHAT SHE DOES WITH IT >> PHIL LEGACY, THANK YOU APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH GLAD YOU WERE HERE TO CORRECT ME MANY TIMES DURING THE COURSE OF THESE THREE HOURS >> ONLY ONCE >> CHAIR OF CARLTON UNIVERSITY THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME I APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH AND THANK YOU TO OUR REPORTERS ON THE GROUND HANNAH THIBIDEAU AND DAVID COCHRANE, CONTROL ROOM WORKING THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON THIS AND SPECIAL THANK YOU TO TOM DUNCE MORE, MANY MAY NOT KNOW, POOL PRODUCERS EXTRAORDINARY THAT HELPED CBC FOR MANY DECADES ANY TIME THE NATIONAL OR OTHER SPECIALSES HAVE HAPPENED AROUND THE WORLD AND THROUGHOUT THIS COUNTRY, IT’S TOM’S LAST MOMENT PRODUCING SOMETHING ON THE AIR FOR US HE WILL BE MUCH MISSED WE ARE NOT SURE HOW WE’LL DO IT WITHOUT HIM BUT WE’LL FIGURE IT OUT COMPLETE COVERAGE OF DATE’S ACTIVITY TONIGHT ON THE NATIONAL AT 9 p.m. EASTERN ON CBC NEWS NETWORK AND CBC AT 10 P.m. LOCAL, CBC RADIO WILL HAVE LOTS MORE COVERAGE ON THE WOULD RECALL AT 6 IF YOU WANT A RECAP HOW THE DAY OR THIS MORNING UNFOLDEDDED CBCNEWS.CA RIGHT NOW, ONGOING COVERAGE ABOUT ANYTHING ELSE ABOUT CANADA’S NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL THAT’S IT FOR US HERE IN OTTAWA THANK YOU FOR JOINING US AND THANKS TO EVERYBODY FOR WATCHING NICE TO BE BACK ON TV MAYBE THEY WILL LET ME ON AGAIN THANKS FOR WATCHING AND YOU CAN WATCH MORE COVERAGE OF THIS LATER TODAY ON “POWER & POLITICS.” HERE’S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE MOMENTS FROM THIS MORNING AS JULIE PAYETTE BECAME CANADA’S 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL THANKS FOR WATCHING [♪♪♪] ♪ GOD SAVE OUR GRACIOUS QUEEN ♪ >> AFFIRM THAT YOU WILL BE FAITHFUL AND BEAR TRUE ALLEGIANCE TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND >> HER EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JULIE PAYETTE [♪♪♪] [Applause] >> THE SKY HAS NO LIMIT [Speaking French] MERCI [Applause]