Read Julie Payettes full statement on her decision

2022-04-05
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The following statement was released by Gov. Gen. Julie Payette on Thursday announcing her resignation:?

“Everyone has a right to a healthy and safe work environment, at all times and under all circumstances. It appears this was not always the case at the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General. Tensions have arisen at Rideau Hall over the past few months and for that, I am sorry.

…?in respect for the integrity of my vice-regal Office and for the good of our country and of our democratic institutions, I have come to the conclusion that a new Governor General should be appointed.– Gov. Gen. Julie Payette

“While no formal complaints or official grievances were made during my tenure, which would have immediately triggered a detailed investigation as prescribed by law and the collective agreements in place, I still take these allegations very seriously. Not only did I welcome a review of the work climate at the OSGGThe appeal for more nurses is typical o, but I have repeatedly encouraged employees to participate in the review in large numbers.?We all experience things differently, but we should always strive to do better, and be attentive to one another’s perceptions.

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