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Buckingham Palace throws cold water on Treaty chiefs’ request to intervene in Governor General replacement

Feb 03, 2021 - The Canadian Press

Buckingham Palace won’t be acting on a letter from Treaty Six chiefs to intervene in the selection of the Queen’s next stand-in to Canada, the Governor General.

On Jan. 27, the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations wrote Queen Elizabeth II directly, expressing concern after the monarch’s representative — former astronaut Julie Payette — resigned six days earlier after a bombshell investigation found she presided over a “toxic” and abusive workplace.

“Thanks for th...