Bachelor of engineering from McGill
University, Montreal, 1986; master of applied science in computer engineering
from the University of Toronto, 1990; since 1996
Triathlon, skiing, scuba diving, flying, playing the piano; she is a soprano
soloist and chorister in different choirs; she is fluent in French, English,
Italian and conversational in Spanish, German and Russian; appointed by Queen
Elizabeth II, on July 13, 2017, she was the new Governor General of Canada,
sworn in on October 02, 2017; resigned abruptly on January 21, 2021.