Visit to the United States - Day 5
May 28 2016 - As commander-in-chief of Canada, His Excellency visited Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City to meet with Canadian Armed Forces members. He also attended a discussion on innovation hosted by Oklahoma Secretary of State and Native American Affairs.
Visit to the United States - Day 4
May 27, 2016 - In Dallas, the Governor General discussed innovation and competitiveness, visited the AT&T Foundry Innovation Center, delivered an address to the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and met with representatives and partners of the Communities Foundation of Texas.
Visit to the United States - Day 3
May 26, 2016 - In Miami, the Governor General delivered an address at the Beacon Council, visited Miami Dade College's MAGIC, met with university leaders and discussed philanthropy with community leaders in South Florida.
Visit to the United States - Day 2
May 25, 2016 - On his second day in Atlanta, the Governor General visited TechSquare Labs and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, delivered a keynote address to the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and laid a wreath at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Visit to the United States - Day 1
May 24, 2016 - Upon arrival in Atlanta, His Excellency met with the Governor of Georgia. The Governor General also met with leaders in the fields of business, politics and academia to discuss the important relationship between Canada and the State of Georgia.
C2 Montréal Conference
May 24, 2016 - The Governor General was among the world-renowned speakers at the C2 Montréal conference. Winners of the 2016 Governor General's Innovation Awards also took part in a panel discussion on innovation.
Visit to Meaford and Owen Sound
May 20, 2016 - The Governor General attended a presentation and consecration of colours by the Grey and Simcoe Foresters during his visit to Meaford and Owen Sound.
Governor General's Innovation Awards
May 19, 2016 - The Governor General's Innovation Awards were presented to six winners during an inaugural ceremony at Rideau Hall. These new awards recognize outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape our future and positively impact our quality of life.