February 1, 2021
By Ken Rubin
February 1, 2021 - If only a non-partisan arms-length vetting committee would be around, Canadians would have had a better Governor General than Julie Payette, so they say.
Yet the secrecy around her appointment, the prime minister's role, and the vetting process involved are part of the problem.
There is no shining light on the vetting process for this job and starstruck officials from the Prime Minister's Office may have gotten suckered by a former astronaut.