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Jan 25, 2016, 13:30 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Attend Arctic Inspiration Prize Awards Ceremony

OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver remarks and take part in the presentation of the annual Arctic Inspiration...


Jan 25, 2016, 08:00 ET Their Excellencies to Visit Mental Health Services in Canada's Capital Region on Bell Let's Talk Day

OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - To mark Bell Let's Talk Day, and to help end the stigma around mental illness, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and...


Jan 22, 2016, 22:07 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada Following the Shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Sharon and I are deeply saddened to hear of today's tragedy that unfolded in La Loche, Saskatchewan. The loss of life is horrific, and our hearts go out to the family...


Jan 22, 2016, 14:53 ET Media Advisory - Presentation of Letters of Credence at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will receive the letters of credence of six new heads of mission on Tuesday, January 26,...


Jan 14, 2016, 14:00 ET Official Opening of the Rideau Hall Skating Rink this Saturday

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce that Rideau Hall's skating rink will open to skaters this winter season on Saturday, January...


Jan 14, 2016, 11:01 ET Media Advisory - Winter Celebration

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will host Winter Celebration on Saturday, January 16, 2016...


Jan 14, 2016, 08:30 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to be Guest Quizmaster at Kids' Lit Quiz Inaugural Ottawa Tournament

OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be the guest quizmaster at the final round of the Kids' Lit Quiz Inaugural Ottawa...


Jan 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Present Vanier Medal

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2015 Vanier Medal to the Honourable Wayne G. Wouters, past clerk of the...


Jan 08, 2016, 16:00 ET Termination of Appointment to the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Today the Canada Gazette published a notice advising that the appointment of Dr. Ranjit Chandra as an Officer of the Order of Canada was terminated on December 3, 2015....


Jan 06, 2016, 09:19 ET Celebrate the Magic of Winter at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, Jan. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Join Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston for an afternoon of winter fun during Winter Celebration ...


Dec 30, 2015, 16:00 ET Governor General Announces 69 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, Dec. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced today 69 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 6...


Dec 29, 2015, 09:00 ET Governor General of Canada's New Year's Message

Happy New Year, Canada! OTTAWA, Dec. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - This is such a special time of year—a time to reflect and a time to look ahead at the months to come. 2015 was quite a year for Canada. It was...


Dec 24, 2015, 09:00 ET Message from the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada to the Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and to Canadians Serving our Country Abroad

OTTAWA, Dec. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - At this festive time of year, Sharon and I would like to offer our best wishes for the holiday season to the members of the Canadian Armed Forces and to all Canadians...


Dec 14, 2015, 14:06 ET Media Advisory - Their Excellencies' Giving Moment to the Parkdale Food Centre

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - This holiday season, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will share in a giving moment at the...


Dec 11, 2015, 10:00 ET Governor General to Visit Greater Toronto Area

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be in Toronto and Oakville on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. He will offer welcoming...


Dec 11, 2015, 09:11 ET Media advisory - Presentation of Letters of Credence at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will receive the letters of credence of three new heads of mission on Monday, December...


Dec 08, 2015, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Governor General Presents - 43 Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division)

OTTAWA, Dec. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present the Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division) to 43 recipients from...


Dec 07, 2015, 09:22 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Preside Over Citizenship Ceremony at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will host a citizenship ceremony at Rideau Hall on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. He...


Dec 06, 2015, 09:36 ET Message from the Governor General on the Occasion of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Every year, December 6 is a heartbreaking reminder of the horrible tragedy that shook our nation. In 1989, a gunman killed 13 students and one employee in cold blood at...


Dec 05, 2015, 09:43 ET Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of International Volunteer Day

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - As we mark International Volunteer Day, it is important that we take the time to thank, to congratulate and to highlight all those who give their time, talent and...


Dec 02, 2015, 09:30 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Deliver Speech from the Throne

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will open the first session of the 42nd Parliament of Canada with the Speech from the...


Dec 01, 2015, 09:35 ET Governor General's Speech Delivered at the Forum on Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Canada

OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - I begin by acknowledging that this important event is taking place on the traditional territory of the Algonquin Nation. Welcome, all of you, to this forum on welcoming...


Nov 30, 2015, 10:54 ET Media Advisory - Forum on Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Canada: Detailed Program

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General of Canada wishes to share the details of the program of the Forum on Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Canada that will be ...


Nov 30, 2015, 08:00 ET Governor General to Present the 2015 Literary Awards

OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, accompanied by Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, will present the 2015 Governor General's...


Nov 27, 2015, 13:00 ET Media Advisory - Garnet Angeconeb to be Invested into the Order of Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - On behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of...