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Aug 06, 2015, 16:30 ET Frances Oldham Kelsey Invested into the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of ...


Aug 06, 2015, 11:48 ET Travelling Exhibit's Cross-Canada Journey Reaches its Finish Line

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - It's An Honour!, the travelling exhibit about the Canadian Honours System, concluded its cross-Canada successful journey in Peterborough, Ontario, last week. On the road...


Aug 06, 2015, 09:49 ET Governor General to Open Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be in Toronto on August 7 and 8, 2015. During his visit, the Governor General will...


Jul 28, 2015, 10:00 ET Passchendaele and La Passion d'Augustine to be Featured at Rideau Hall Movie Nights

OTTAWA, July 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General announced today that two Canadian feature films, Passchendaele and La Passion d'Augustine, will be shown August 21...


Jul 16, 2015, 11:52 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Preside Over the Canadian Armed Forces Change of Command Ceremony

OTTAWA, July 16, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will preside over the ceremony marking the Change of Command of...


Jul 15, 2015, 10:00 ET Governor General Announces the Creation of the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers

OTTAWA, July 15, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is pleased to announce that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved the creation of...


Jul 08, 2015, 12:14 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Meet with Wildfires Evacuees in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be in Regina on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, to show their...


Jul 07, 2015, 14:39 ET Governor General to Open Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games

OTTAWA, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be in Toronto on July 10 and 11, 2015. During their...


Jul 06, 2015, 15:00 ET Media Advisory - Inaugural Presentation Ceremony of the Polar Medal in Whitehorse

OTTAWA, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will preside over the inaugural presentation ceremony of the newly created Polar Medal on...


Jul 03, 2015, 11:00 ET Governor General to Visit Calgary and Whitehorse

OTTAWA, July 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will visit Calgary, Alberta and Whitehorse, Yukon from July 4 ...


Jul 01, 2015, 08:00 ET Governor General's Canada Day Message

OTTAWA, July 1st, 2015 /CNW/ - Happy Canada Day, everyone! As governor general, I regularly meet with kind, generous and talented Canadians from coast to coast to coast. I'd like to take this...


Jul 01, 2015, 00:01 ET Governor General Announces 100 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, July 1, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced today 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 2...


Jun 30, 2015, 10:00 ET Media advisory - Governor General to Celebrate Canada Day on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the Canada Day Noon...


Jun 29, 2015, 08:19 ET Media advisory - *** Photo opportunity *** - Governor General to Participate in Pan Am Games Torch Relay at Rideau Hall: Share in the Moment!

OTTAWA, June 29, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will participate in the Pan Am Games Torch Relay on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The torch...


Jun 27, 2015, 08:00 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of Canadian Multiculturalism Day

OTTAWA, June 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada has been called an experiment in diversity and multiculturalism. Our country stands as an undeniable proof that people from around the world can live together in...


Jun 24, 2015, 11:17 ET Governor General to Honour Military Personnel at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will present Meritorious Service Decorations (Military Division)...


Jun 24, 2015, 07:51 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - I am delighted to extend greetings to everyone celebrating Saint‑Jean-Baptiste Day today. In Quebec and in communities right across this country, festive traditions have ...


Jun 23, 2015, 13:35 ET Governor General to Visit Guelph

OTTAWA, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be in Guelph on Thursday, June 25, 2015. He will attend the dedication and unveiling ...


Jun 23, 2015, 10:00 ET Governor General Announces the Creation of the Polar Medal

OTTAWA, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is pleased to announce that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved the creation of...


Jun 21, 2015, 08:00 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of National Aboriginal Day

OTTAWA, June 21, 2015 /CNW/ - National Aboriginal Day is an opportunity to recognize the rich cultural heritage of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis, as well as their significant contributions to...


Jun 18, 2015, 14:34 ET Media advisory - Governor General to Participate in the Inauguration of McGill University Health Centre's new Glen site

OTTAWA, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will participate in the events marking the inauguration of the new Glen site at the...


Jun 18, 2015, 10:58 ET Enjoy Free Guided Tours All Summer at the Citadelle of Québec

OTTAWA, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Starting June 24, discover the Governor General's second official residence at the Citadelle of Québec with guided tours offered daily, free of charge, from 11 a.m. to 4 ...


Jun 17, 2015, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Launch of Summer Activities at Rideau Hall: Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard and Storytime

OTTAWA, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, invites members of the public to join him for the annual...


Jun 17, 2015, 10:00 ET Media Advisory - Don't Miss the CHEO Teddy Bears' Picnic at Rideau Hall!

OTTAWA, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The grounds of Rideau Hall will be transformed into a playground when it hosts the Annual Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Teddy Bears' Picnic on Saturday,...


Jun 17, 2015, 08:00 ET Governor General to Visit Toronto

OTTAWA, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be in Toronto on Friday, June 19, 2015. He will deliver a keynote address at the...