Since 2002, I have been the speechwriter for the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, starting during the term of the Honourable Peter Liba, and carrying through the terms of the Honourable John Harvard, the Honourable Philip Lee and, since 2015, the Honourable Janice Filmon.

By the way, here in the land of public health care and socialized medicine, we pronounce the word Leftenant, not Lootenant.