Presentation of the Medal for Volunteers
April 24, 2017 - During a ceremony at Rideau Hall, the Governor General presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 46 individuals from across the country. The honour recognizes exceptional volunteer achievements in a wide range of fields.
Prime Minister of Italy
April 21, 2017 - Governor General David Johnston met with His Excellency Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of the Italian Republic, at Rideau Hall.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
April 19, 2017 - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada received the letters of credence of two new heads of mission during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
April 19, 2017 - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, met with His Excellency Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, at Rideau Hall.
Vimy Centennial - Day 3
April 9, 2017 - Their Excellencies attended the ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.
Vimy Centennial - Day 1
April 7, 2017 - Their Excellencies attended a sound and light show, projected onto the Town Hall in the Place des Héros, in Arras, and presented by the Government of Canada to commemorate the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Ingenious - Book Event in Calgary
April 5, 2017 - The Governor General was in Calgary with co-author Tom Jenkins to present their new book Ingenious. The event took place at the Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building, at the University of Calgary.