OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present teachers and other outstanding Canadians with the 2019 Governor General's History Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Monday, January 20, 2020, at 2 p.m.
The Governor General's History Awards recognize recipients' efforts to further an interest in Canadian history and heritage, and honour exceptional achievements in five areas: teaching, museums, community programming, scholarly research and popular media. For more information about these awards and the recipients, visit www.canadashistory.ca/Awards.
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For further information: Media information: Julie Rocheleau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-9166 (cell), [email protected]; Mark Collin Reid, Canada's History Society, 204-988-9300 ext 218, 204-509-1867 (cell), [email protected]