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

The Governor General of Canada Index Page

Their Majesties of the Netherlands
Their Majesties of the Netherlands
May 27, 2015 - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston welcomed Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to Rideau Hall.
Global Young Academy
Global Young Academy
May 26, 2015 - The Governor General addressed the world’s top young scientists from the Global Young Academy at the National Research Council of Canada.
Visit to Newfoundland and Labrador - Day 3
Visit to Newfoundland and Labrador - Day 3
May 23, 2015 - On the last day of a visit to St. John's, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston learned more about Rainbow Riders therapeutic riding program.
Visit to Newfoundland and Labrador - Day 2
Visit to Newfoundland and Labrador - Day 2

May 22, 2015 - The Governor General delivered an address to students from grades 11 and 12 on the importance of leadership and education at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Visit to Newfoundland and Labrador - Day 1
Visit to Newfoundland and Labrador - Day 1
May 21, 2015 - Their Excellencies undertook a visit to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, from May 21 to 23, 2015. They were greeted by Their Honours the Honourable Frank. F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and his wife Patricia.
RMCC Honorary Degree
RMCC Honorary Degree
14 May, 2015 - The Governor General received a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), in Kingston, Ontario. Upon his arrival, he inspected a guard of honour composed of 100 officer cadets on the parade square.
Fondation maman Dion
Fondation maman Dion
May 13, 2015 - The Governor General presented the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) to Mrs. Thérèse Tanguay Dion, founder of the Fondation maman Dion. He also presented the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 21 dedicated volunteers of the foundation.
2015 Killam Prizes
2015 Killam Prizes
May 12, 2015 - The Governor General presented the 2015 Killam Prizes to five eminent Canadian scholars during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
May 8, 2015 - The Governor General presided an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, where 50 Canadians were recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.