2016 Innovation Awards Winners
April 28, 2016 - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA).
Presentation of Letters of Credence
April 26, 2016 - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, received the letters of credence of three new heads of mission.
Women in Communications and Technology
April 27, 2016 - The Governor General delivered remarks at the Women in Communications and Technology Annual Awards Gala.
"Play-In" with James Ehnes
April 27, 2016 - The Governor General hosted a “Play-In” with Canada’s most internationally renowned violin virtuoso James Ehnes and some 100 young violinists from Canada’s Capital Region at Rideau Hall.
Visit to St. Michael Catholic High
April 25, 2016 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston participated in a five-kilometre walk to raise funds for Defeat Depression at St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville.
Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case
April 21, 2016 - The Governor General presented the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case to five laureates.
Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday
April 20, 2016 - The Governor General unveiled a commemorative coin produced by the Royal Canadian Mint to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday.
April 19, 2016 — The Governor General launched his book, The Idea of Canada: Letters to a Nation at an event presented by the Ottawa International Writers Festival.
Medal Presentation at The Ottawa Hospital
April 15, 2016 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston presented the new Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers to 17 dedicated volunteers from The Ottawa Hospital and its Foundation.
Visit to Montréal
April 14, 2016 - On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, His Excellency engaged in a presentation on volunteering with Live for the Cause, participated in a round-table discussion with youth from Iciéla and visited volunteers from the Benedict Labre House.