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Sep 19, 2013, 21:18 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor to launch student challenge to redesign traditional wheelchair symbol

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will join with OCAD University president Dr. Sara Diamond to officially launch Reimagining...


Feb 11, 2013, 06:30 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor to Preside at Swearing-in of New Premier and Executive Council of Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Hon. David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, announces the following constitutionally required events in the change of government on Monday 11 February 2013....


Feb 01, 2013, 13:22 ET Lieutenant Governor hosts closing DIAMOND JUBILEE GALA at Roy Thomson Hall

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Mrs. Ruth Ann Onley are pleased to host a DIAMOND JUBILEE GALA to present Queen Elizabeth II Diamond...


Jan 31, 2013, 09:04 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Lieutenant Governor to receive the Premier and Ms. Wynne

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will receive the Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, and Ms. Kathleen Wynne at 10.00am this...


Dec 18, 2012, 15:23 ET Media Advisory - Ontarian poised to take control of International Space Station

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to send greetings and best wishes on behalf of all Ontarians to Commander Chris Hadfield of...


Dec 12, 2012, 17:42 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor welcomes all Ontarians to attend annual New Year's Levee

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will once again ring in the new year in the company of the citizens of Ontario. The Lieutenant Governor's ...


Nov 29, 2012, 13:49 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor to unveil Christmas tree with Ontario Forestry Association and students

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario is set to unveil a majestic Douglas fir measuring 4.9 metres (16 feet) on Saturday, 1 December, officially ...


Nov 16, 2012, 12:02 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor to undertake working visit to Jamaica

KINGSTON, JA, Nov. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will undertake a working visit to Jamaica from 16 to 20 November 2012. At the invitation of the...


Oct 22, 2012, 11:40 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor to receive first poppy, launch annual Ontario Poppy Campaign

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, 23 October, the Honourable David C. Onley will be presented the first poppy of the 2012 Ontario Poppy Campaign by Mr. Bruce Julian, First Vice President of...


Oct 19, 2012, 10:51 ET Lieutenant Governor speaks about passing of Lincoln Alexander

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will speak to the media about the passing of the Honourable Lincoln Alexander, former Lieutenant Governor ...


Oct 19, 2012, 10:26 ET Statement by the Lieutenant Governor on the death of Hon. Lincoln Alexander, PC, CC, O.Ont., CD, QC

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - I am profoundly saddened to learn of the death of The Honourable Lincoln MacCauley Alexander, 24th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Lincoln Alexander, known to all and...


Sep 25, 2012, 17:48 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor celebrates return of War of 1812 uniform and artifacts from Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to announce that, after almost 200 years, the uniform and sword worn by Sir Roger Hale...


Sep 19, 2012, 13:28 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor hosts reception for returning London 2012 Olympians and Paralympians

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will host a reception to celebrate Ontario's Olympians and Paralympians returning from London 2012. In...


Sep 13, 2012, 16:13 ET Lieutenant Governor to Present Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals to Atom Egoyan, Piers Handling and Michèle Maheux at Toronto International Film Festival Reception

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will present Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals in the presence of Her Royal Highness The...


Sep 11, 2012, 18:40 ET Lieutenant Governor of Ontario announces Ontario portion of working visit of Their Royal Highnesses, the Earl and Countess of Wessex

TORONTO, Sept. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to announce the public itinerary for the working visit of Their Royal Highnesses, the Earl...


Jul 20, 2012, 10:34 ET Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor standard flown on Kilimanjaro to be raised at Queen's Park

TORONTO, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, along with Mr. Spencer West, Mr. David Johnson and Mr. Alex Meers will raise the Lieutenant Governor's...


Jul 17, 2012, 16:56 ET Lieutenant Governor Announces Recipients of 2012 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines

TORONTO, July 17, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to announce the recipients of the second annual Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in...


Jun 15, 2012, 13:06 ET Lieutenant Governor hosts Diamond Jubilee Gala at Roy Thomson Hall

TORONTO, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Mrs. Ruth Ann Onley are pleased to host a DIAMOND JUBILEE GALA to present Queen Elizabeth II Diamond...


May 31, 2012, 14:05 ET Media Advisory - Statement by the Honourable David C. Onley, O.Ont., Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

TORONTO, May 31, 2012 /CNW/ - This Saturday, June 2nd, is Coronation Day, a reminder that on this day in 1953, before prime ministers and heads of state from around the Commonwealth, Queen Elizabeth...


May 25, 2012, 15:39 ET Lieutenant Governor welcomes the Grey Cup to celebrate the 2012 season

TORONTO, May 25, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, welcomes the Grey Cup to the Lieutenant Governor's Suite. The visit of the Grey Cup marks the start of the ...


May 22, 2012, 13:43 ET Media Advisory - Statement by the Honourable David C. Onley, O.Ont., Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

TORONTO, May 22, 2012 /CNW/ - I am greatly saddened to learn of the death of Constable Ewa Domagalska, in an off-duty accident during the Victoria weekend. As The Queen's representative in Ontario, I ...


May 16, 2012, 17:56 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Lieutenant Governor Welcomes Their Royal Highnesses for Diamond Jubilee Medal Presentation

TORONTO, May 16, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to host Their Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, on Tuesday,...


Apr 16, 2012, 12:48 ET Lieutenant Governor launches the 2012 Awards for Excellence in Ontario Wines

TORONTO, April 16, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, is pleased to launch the 2012 'Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines'. This annual ...


Mar 10, 2012, 13:25 ET Lieutenant Governor offers condolences on the passing of Nik Zoricic

TORONTO, March 10, 2012 /CNW/ - I was saddened to learn today of the tragic death of Nik Zoricic during a World Cup ski cross race in Switzerland. He was a young athlete at the height of his powers....


Mar 10, 2012, 13:13 ET Lieutenant Governor offers condolences on the passing of Herbert H. Carnegie, C.M., O.Ont.

TORONTO, March 10, 2012 /CNW/ - I was saddened to learn today of the passing of a great Canadian, Herbert H. Carnegie. To those who knew him, and to the many thousands of youngsters whose lives he...