Episode 1


[Rideau Hall Guide:] Excellency, tell us about your experience as an administrator.

[His Excellency the Right Honourable Richard Wagner (Administrator of the Government of Canada):] That’s a very good question. In a nutshell, I would tell you that it was a great experience. I had to do so many things on behalf of the country. I had to ... of course, I had to assure the interim just until the new governor general is appointed.

That means that I had to sign all kinds of documents, official documents like orders in council, proclamations, appointment papers; attending Royal Assents, writing to heads of State for different reasons, receiving correspondence from other heads of State as well; presiding virtual ceremonies to give awards and merits to all kinds of ... many Canadians. So, it was very interesting, it was very diverse and I enjoyed every moment.