The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
Edmonton Presentation
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Edmonton Presentation

Governor General to Present Honours in Edmonton

OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present honours during a ceremony on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 10 a.m. (UTC/GMT -7 hours) at the Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton.

The Governor General will present honours to more than 73 remarkable Canadians to recognize excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service.

The Governor General presents honours on behalf of all Canadians in communities across the country to help share inspiring stories, celebrate tremendous contributions to our society and connect with Canadians. From community volunteers to astronauts, from actors to members of the military, from scholars to everyday citizens, hundreds of Canadians earn our applause and gratitude. For more information about honours or to nominate someone who inspires you, visit

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Date modified: December 8, 2016