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bernie428 wrote:https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/payett ... -1.5883082

The CBC haters won't hit the link, but this is a pretty good take on the whole sordid affair.
Julie Payette might still want to debate the details of what exactly occurred inside Rideau Hall over the last three and a half years. But she apparently couldn't escape an increasingly obvious conclusion — that for her to continue as governor general would risk inflicting serious damage on the office.

"I am a strong believer in the principles of natural justice, due process and the rule of law, and that these principles apply to all equally," Payette said in a statement released Thursday.

"Notwithstanding, in respect for the integrity of my vice-regal office and for the good of our country and of our democratic institutions, I have come to the conclusion that a new governor general should be appointed."

Payette can now plead her case as a private citizen if she chooses. And if the next person to fill the role manages to do so with little to no trouble, the injuries to the office should be limited.

Payette will go down as the first governor general to have to resign in scandal, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau does not come away unscathed.
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Those suggesting Payette's personality is so highly disciplined she refuses to put up with people not doing what's expected of them in their roles may wish to reconsider, given her unwillingness to do what's expected of her in her role as GG:
Several sources said Payette seems to resent the Mounties' presence, believing they are being unnecessarily thrust upon her. When she was appointed, Payette bridled at the notion that an entire security detail needed to be with her constantly, according to sources with direct knowledge of her protective arrangements. Those sources said that led her to resist sharing her plans with those paid to protect her, leaving the RCMP in the dark about her whereabouts.

"In doing whatever the heck she pleases and changing her mind at the last minute, RCMP never really knew what to expect," said a former employee at Rideau Hall, the Governor General's official residence. "It really demonstrates a complete lack of consideration for the people that ensure her safety. It's all about what she wants. It doesn't matter how much it costs."
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/govern ... -1.5684453

Trudeau's response to the public becoming aware of Payette's unfitness for the role he chose her for was entirely predictable.
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To top it off we pay a pension for her to step down in disgrace of $149,000 + such a travesty !!

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bernie428 wrote:You wanted spin, you got it [icon_lol2.gif]

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudea ... -1.5883471

Classic.
Translated...
I ignored the already set up vetting process, and screwed up.
So, I'll set up a new one, with no proof the existing one wasn't good enough, so as to save face.
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Payette, this poor excuse for a human had a very narrow "comfort zone" in life where she was accepted (maybe she wasn't). Outside of that world of hers she was a COMPLETE FAILURE........she will be alone (with our tax money) until her box goes in the ground because she was never "wired" to get along in society.
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So since Justin is currently living in Payette's "cottage" at Rideau Hall, now she's gone can he take over her full residence?
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Why, oh why do we need the Queens representative in Canada, GG and 10 Lieutenant Governors to represent a foreign power, money could be better used. How much are these people getting in pensions????? Fire the lot of them and use the money for health, JT, you dont have the b**ls!!!
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1092 wrote:Why, oh why do we need the Queens representative in Canada, GG and 10 Lieutenant Governors to represent a foreign power, money could be better used. How much are these people getting in pensions????? Fire the lot of them and use the money for health, JT, you dont have the b**ls!!!
Pretty sure the concept of a GG, et all, is not up to JT.

Although, I as one, don't really see the purpose. :up:
Trying to think of something profound, and full of wisdom to place here...any suggestions?
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https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/d ... d=msedgntp

Now this just should not be right. Failed to do her 5 year term. Now will get $149 K a year until she dies. Not so bad, nice job Trudeau!! Like giving you friend a cash for life lotto ticket!
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2manyfords wrote: Although, I as one, don't really see the purpose. :up:
It's largely ceremonial (tradition) and hardly worth the obscene pension will she will get from it.
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Along with the pension, former governors general are entitled to a lifetime expense program that gives them access to up to $206,000 per year from the budget of the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General.

All former GG's can bill the government but most fall in the under $100K bracket. Exception is Adrienne Clarkson.
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson is still billing Canadian taxpayers more than $100,000 a year in office expenses, and has now claimed more than $1.1 million in such expenses since she left Rideau Hall in 2005.

The expenses, paid through an unusual program that allows former governors general to bill for office expenses for the rest of their life, is used by other former governors general as well. But only Clarkson is regularly billing more than $100,000 annually, which means her expenses show up as a separate line item in the federal government’s public accounts.
https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/ ... n-expenses
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Ka-El wrote:
2manyfords wrote: Although, I as one, don't really see the purpose. :up:
It's largely ceremonial (tradition) and hardly worth the obscene pension will she will get from it.
Right.
It is a largely ceremonial position which does not require a rocket scientist or a space cadet to do it.
It requires a PR person. Someone who knows when and how to smile, put on parties for the diplomats.
It does not require an A-type personality who is a *bleep*.
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lesliepaul wrote:Payette, this poor excuse for a human had a very narrow "comfort zone" in life where she was accepted (maybe she wasn't). Outside of that world of hers she was a COMPLETE FAILURE........she will be alone (with our tax money) until her box goes in the ground because she was never "wired" to get along in society.
Failure?
I would give anything to have a resume like hers and to have had the experiences she has.
Some may view my politically incorrect opinions as harsh and may be offended by them. Some think political correctness will be our undoing.
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oneh2obabe wrote:Along with the pension, former governors general are entitled to a lifetime expense program that gives them access to up to $206,000 per year from the budget of the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General.

All former GG's can bill the government but most fall in the under $100K bracket. Exception is Adrienne Clarkson.
Former governor general Adrienne Clarkson is still billing Canadian taxpayers more than $100,000 a year in office expenses, and has now claimed more than $1.1 million in such expenses since she left Rideau Hall in 2005.

The expenses, paid through an unusual program that allows former governors general to bill for office expenses for the rest of their life, is used by other former governors general as well. But only Clarkson is regularly billing more than $100,000 annually, which means her expenses show up as a separate line item in the federal government’s public accounts.
https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/ ... n-expenses
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oldtrucker wrote:
lesliepaul wrote:Payette, this poor excuse for a human had a very narrow "comfort zone" in life where she was accepted (maybe she wasn't). Outside of that world of hers she was a COMPLETE FAILURE........she will be alone (with our tax money) until her box goes in the ground because she was never "wired" to get along in society.
Failure?
I would give anything to have a resume like hers and to have had the experiences she has.
Her resume may have looked impressive at one time....
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