The Chief Justice of Canada is currently serving as the administrator of the Government of Canada until such a time as the next governor general is installed. 

The Administrator is vested with all powers and authorities accorded to the governor general in accordance with the Letters Patent Constituting the Office of the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, 1947 (PDF). Throughout this period, the Administrator will continue to serve as Chief Justice of Canada.  

His Excellency the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, P.C.
Administrator of the Government of Canada
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