The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston
Visit Us
  • Print Preview
  • Print: 
  •  Send to Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  •  Send to Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Send to E-mail (Opens in a new window)
  • Share: 

Visit Us

Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, and the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec, are two of the official residences of Canada. These nationally significant heritage properties are owned and managed by the federal government on behalf of all Canadians. The residences are used by the governor general to fulfill official functions.

Each year, thousands of guests and visitors come to the two residences for official events and public tours. Find out more about the history and public programming of each residence by clicking on the following links: Rideau Hall and the Citadelle.

Date modified: July 18, 2014