Arms & Badges - Arms of Past and Present Lieutenant Governors of Ontario
|Armorial of those Provincial Lieutenant Governors of Ontario who bore lawfully Granted Arms from the Canadian Heraldic Authority|
Coat of Arms of the province of Ontario
|Click on the arms presented below to view a larger image of the same and its blazon if available. Click on their name to view their biographies.|
|The Hon. David C. Onley, OOnt.
When David C. Onley was appointed The Queen’s representative in Ontario, his concern for people with disabilities became front page news. And when he took office on 5 September 2007, Ontario’s 28th Lieutenant Governor became a highly placed champion for accessibility.
|The Hon. James Bartleman, OOnt.
The Honourable James Karl Bartleman was sworn in as the 27th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario on 7 March 2002. He is the province's 41st vice-regal representative since John Graves Simcoe arrived in Upper Canada in 1792.
|2002 - 2007|
|The Hon. Hilary Weston, CM, OOnt
As Lieutenant Governor from 1997 to 2002, Mrs Weston emphasized events related to women issues, volunteers and youth. She created the Lieutenant Governor's Community Volunteer Awards to honour unsung heroes in the community and student volunteers.
|1997 - 2002|
|The Hon. Henry N. R. Jackman, OC
Mr Jackman was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in 1991 and became a Member of the Order of Canada the same year. He focused on support for the arts, history and national unity during his time in Office. Mr Jackman served until 1997, was appointed to the Order of Ontario in 1998, and was promoted to Officer in the Order of Canada in the year 2000.
|1991 - 1997|
|The Hon. Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, PC, CC, QC
In 1968 Mr Alexander became the first Black Member of Parliament in Canada. He was Federal Minister of Labour in 1979, and served in the House of Commons until 1985. Upon his appointment in 1985, Mr Alexander was the first member of the black community to serve as a Lieutenant Governor in Canada.
|1985 - 1991|