The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
Victoria Presentation
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Victoria Presentation

Governor General to Present Honours in Victoria

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours during a ceremony on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at 2 p.m. (PDT) at Government House, in Victoria.

Over 45 remarkable Canadians will be recognized for their excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service with one of the following honours: the Order of Canada, the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, a Meritorious Service Decoration (civil division), a Decoration for Bravery, the Polar Medal or the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.

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 scientists, from actors to members of the military, from scholars to everyday citizens, 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: March 21, 2018