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The following is a closed discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review after discussing it on the closer's talk page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.
The result of the move request was: Moved — Amakuru (talk) 10:50, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
Support. Consistent with MoS, and Canadian RS overwhelmingly use lowercase, as can be seen with a google query like site:theglobeandmail.com "governors general" or site:cbc.ca "governors general". Looks like the Globe and Mail use a hyphenated form, and CBC and the Toronto Star do not, and Maclean's uses a mix. So I would lean slightly toward the unhyphenated List of governors general of Canada. Colin M (talk) 16:44, 9 July 2019 (UTC)
Oppose. "Governor-General" is capitalised, and this carries through to the standard plural.
A review of every instant to "governors" at Governor General of Canada#References conflicts with "Canadian RS overwhelmingly use lowercase". This article is derivative of that one, and this article doesn't have a good representation of reliable sources, but fits the trend. Colin M overvalues newspapers as reliable sources. The best sources to use are the sources used by the article, or in this case parent article. --SmokeyJoe (talk) 01:17, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
All of those instances occur in contexts that are using title case. e.g. "Role and Responsibilities > Former Governors General > The Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn". This does not imply that "Governors General" should be capitalized in running text any more than it implies that "Responsibilities" should be. Colin M (talk) 19:32, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
Support per MOS:JOBTITLE. We do not rely on 3rd-party sources for style guidance; see WP:SSF for an explanation of how reference to how things are styled by outside sources is misleading. —Joeyconnick (talk) 18:28, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
The outcome of this does not matter to me, though I support usage of the hyphen for Canadian gg's as Australian and New Zealand gg's use it, as well as consistency used throughout. Best, --Discographer (talk) 20:23, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page or in a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.