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Jul 01, 2020, 11:00 ET Transcript of the video message from the Governor General to mark Canada Day

OTTAWA, ON, July 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Hello everyone. Atelihai. Wherever you are in our great country, greetings to you all. A special salute to the men and women who serve Canada in uniform, and to the...


Jul 01, 2020, 07:00 ET Celebrating Canada Day in a New Way

Governor General marks Canada's Birthday During COVID-19 Pandemic OTTAWA, ON, July 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In celebration of Canada Day during these unprecedented times, Her Excellency the Right...


Jul 01, 2020, 06:00 ET Governor General Unveils List of 123 Remarkable Canadians

OTTAWA, ON, July 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today issued a list of 123 new recipients who will be recognized for their excellence,...


Jun 30, 2020, 14:33 ET Media Advisory - Conversation with Mr. Alexander Shelley, Music Director of Canada's National Arts Centre Orchestra

OTTAWA, ON, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will participate in a virtual discussion with Mr. Alexander Shelley, Music Director of ...


Jun 26, 2020, 11:09 ET Media Advisory - GGconversations with Patrick Huard and Colm Feore

OTTAWA, ON, June 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will host a virtual discussion with actors Patrick Huard and Colm Feore, O.C., on...


Jun 24, 2020, 12:54 ET Media Advisory - GGconversations with Mr. Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada

OTTAWA,ON, June 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will host a virtual discussion with Mr. Anil Arora, Chief Statistician of Canada, on...


Jun 16, 2020, 12:41 ET Media Advisory - Graduating from High School During a Pandemic: a Young Person's Perspective

GGconversations with Canadian Youth OTTAWA, ON, June 16, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of the innovative GGconversations series highlighting exceptional individuals from diverse fields of interest, Her...


Jun 11, 2020, 09:48 ET Media Advisory - From Entrepreneurship and Leadership to Finding a Vaccine: The Governor General Hosts Two GGconversations

OTTAWA, June 11, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of the innovative GGconversations series highlighting exceptional individuals from diverse fields of interest, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, ...


Jun 06, 2020, 16:00 ET Transcript of the video message from the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada to mark Canadian Armed Forces Day

OTTAWA, ON, June 6, 2020 /CNW/ - On this Sunday June 7, 2020, Canadian Armed Forces Day, let us pause for a moment to cheer the men and women who serve our country. Whether they wear the Navy, Army...


Jun 03, 2020, 17:38 ET Media Advisory - Diversity, equality and leadership in times of turmoil: A perspective

GGconversations with The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson OTTAWA, ON, June 3, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of the innovative series highlighting exceptional Canadians across diverse areas of interest, Her...


May 27, 2020, 17:48 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Participate in Virtual Round Table entitled Women's Leadership in the COVID-19 Response to Protect Every Woman and Every Child

OTTAWA, May 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will participate in a round-table event entitled 'Women's Leadership in the COVID-19...


May 25, 2020, 17:22 ET Media Advisory - How do you stay safe at home…when you don't have one? The real impact of the pandemic on the vulnerable

GGconversations with Cathy Crowe OTTAWA, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of the innovative series highlighting exceptional Canadians across diverse areas of interest, Her Excellency the Right Honourable ...


May 23, 2020, 10:42 ET Media Advisory - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada will Attend the Homecoming Ceremony for Captain Jennifer Casey

OTTAWA, May 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will attend the homecoming ceremony for Captain Jennifer Casey at...


May 20, 2020, 13:01 ET Governor General Announces the Appointment of a New Chief Herald of Canada

OTTAWA, May 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced the appointment of Dr. Samy Khalid as chief herald of Canada and the...


May 17, 2020, 23:16 ET Message from the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada on the death of Captain Jennifer Casey

OTTAWA, May 17, 2020 /CNW/ - We are devastated at the loss of Captain Jennifer Casey, public affairs officer with the Snowbirds air demonstration team. In recent weeks, the Royal Canadian Air Force...


May 16, 2020, 11:11 ET Media Advisory - The Show Must Go On -- Performing Arts and the Culture Scene in Times of Pandemic

GGconversations with Yannick Nézet-Séguin OTTAWA, May 16, 2020 /CNW/ - As part of the innovative series highlighting exceptional Canadians across diverse areas of interest, Her Excellency the Right...


May 13, 2020, 18:23 ET Media Advisory - GGconversations with Hayley Wickenheiser

OTTAWA, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will host a virtual conversation with Hayley Wickenheiser, four-time Olympic gold medallist ...


May 07, 2020, 17:46 ET Transcript of the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada's Video Message to Mark the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and Victory in Europe Day

OTTAWA, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - It had lasted for 5 long years of rationing and misery, but in the spring of 1945, following the advances of the Allies, everyone was finally seeing the end of the Second...


May 07, 2020, 15:04 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Participate in Virtual Commemorative Ceremony to Mark the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and Victory in Europe Day

OTTAWA, May 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will participate in a virtual commemorative ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the...


May 06, 2020, 11:54 ET Media Advisory - GGconversations with Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada's Chief Science Advisor

OTTAWA, May 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will host a virtual discussion with Dr. Mona Nemer, Canada's Chief Science Advisor, on...


May 01, 2020, 17:06 ET Transcript of the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada's Video Message for the Victims of the Canadian Helicopter Crash

OTTAWA, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - There are no words that can express the sorrow and pain of losing a loved one. Today, we grieve the loss of six members from the Canadian Armed Forces. They perished in...


Apr 30, 2020, 13:03 ET Statement from the Governor General for the Victims of the Canadian Helicopter Crash

OTTAWA, April 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Every day, our men and women in uniform serve the country here and abroad. They train constantly, and we know that training can sometimes be as dangerous as the mission ...


Apr 24, 2020, 12:34 ET Media Advisory - Governor General to Participate in Virtual Vigil for Victims of the Nova Scotia Shooting

OTTAWA, April 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will participate in Nova Scotia Remembers, a virtual vigil for the victims of the Nova...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:00 ET Message from Her Majesty The Queen on the Tragic Shooting in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - The Governor General of Canada wishes to share a message addressed to all Canadians from Her Majesty The Queen on the tragic shooting in Nova Scotia: "Prince Philip and ...


Apr 20, 2020, 23:19 ET Transcript of the Video Message from the Governor General on the Nova Scotia Shooting

OTTAWA, April 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Dear citizens of Nova Scotia, There are no words that can describe the horror and sadness we all felt, across the country, as we heard the news of the terrible violence ...