Media Advisory - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston to Receive The Royal's 2017 Honorary Inspiration Award

OTTAWA, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston will receive The Royal's 2017 Honorary Inspiration Award during the organization's 14th Annual Inspiration Awards Gala on Friday, March 3, 2017, at 7:15 p.m., at the Delta Ottawa City Centre.

During the event, the following awards will also be presented to deserving recipients in the following categories: Youth Inspiration, Young Researcher, Personal Inspiration, Community Inspiration and Leader for Mental Health.

About The Royal's Inspiration Awards
The Royal's Inspiration Awards are a celebration of the incredible contributions being made to mental health. People are sharing their stories and motivating others to take action. Young people are engaging their peers in discussions about the importance of mental health. Leaders in the business world are galvanizing colleagues to support further advances in mental health care. Researchers are undeterred in their pursuit of more knowledge about the complex workings of the brain. For more information, visit

Media wishing to cover the event are asked to confirm their attendance with The Royal.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Julie Rocheleau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-7280, 613-302-0249 (cell),; Sue Walton, The Royal, 613-857-9752,

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