GG flap sparks talk of getting rid of the royals

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Elizabeth II has been Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms, including Canada, since June 1953. She is the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, the longest-serving female head of state in world history and the world’s oldest living monarch.

By the time you read this, Canada may have a new governor general ... but probably not. Given how a lack of proper vetting led to the Julie Payette fiasco, chances are authorities are now embarked on a thorough and intense hunt for any skeletons in the closets of potential candidates.