Canada & The USA

 

PERSONAL TITLES AND STYLES OF CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

His/Her Honour (abr. H.H.)

Style applied to judges, magistrates and mayors and used in Canada for serving provincial Lieutenant Governors.  Addressed as “your honour”.

E.g.: His Honour Humphrey Lloyd.

E.g.: His Honour, The Honourable Steven Point, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

 

Nurse

A job title that has been turned into a title in certain places. Sometimes replaces usual honorific in America and elsewhere but generally only in a work environment.

E.g.: Nurse Mueller.

 

Principal

A job title that has been turned into a title in certain places. Sometimes replaces usual honorific in America and elsewhere.

E.g.: Principal Skinner.

 

The Honorable / The Honourable (abr. as “The Hon.” or “Hon.”)

Honorific style applied to various government officials, the younger sons of British earls, and all sons and daughters of British barons. As it is an honorific, many governments that employ the style do not have any stated guidelines for its usage.

E.g.: The Honourable Kirstie Allsopp.