Information about Federal Government 

Last Update: June 14, 2017

  • The Governor-General of Canada is David Johnston.Julie Payette is announced the new Governor-General of Canada starting September 2017 when David's term finishes. 53-year-old Montrealer and former astronaut will 29th Governor General of Canada.
  • The Prime Minister of Canada is Justin Trudeau.(Elected held October 19, 2015)
  • Last federal election: October 19, 2015(42nd Election since 1867)
  • The party in power federally is The Liberal of Canada. (Since 2015)
  • The leader of the federal Opposition party is Andrew Scheer.(Ex. Prime Minister Stephen Harper resigned October 19, 2015 from Conservative Leadership after losing to Liberal Party of Canada on 19 October 2015. The current Leader of the Opposition is Andrew Scheer, M.P., who was elected Leader of the Conservative Party on May 27, 2017.)
  • The federal Official Opposition party is the Conservative Party of Canada.(Beat NDP in 2015 to opposition)
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    Your Postal Code (e.g. A5B2C6): ( Source: Statistics Canada )

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