HONOURARY MILITARY APPOINTMENTS OF THE DUKE OF YORK

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Reference number:
DND-2019-QP-00005
Date received:
2019-12-06
Organization:
National Defence
Name of Minister:
Sajjan, Harjit S. (Hon.)
Title of Minister:
Minister of National Defence

Issue/Question:

Suggested Response:

If pressed on the Duke of York’s role as Colonel-in-Chief of three Canadian regiments
* It is a longstanding tradition for members of the Royal Family to hold honourary roles in Commonwealth regiments.
* The Duke of York holds the honourary title of Colonel-in-Chief for three Canadian Army regiments.

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BACKGROUND

The Appointment of Colonels-in-Chief

The Appointments of the Duke of York

RECENT PARLIAMENTARY INTEREST

RECENT MEDIA INTEREST

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Responsible Principals: Chief of the Defence Staff, Director Senior Appointments

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