State Visit to Sweden - Arrival
February 19, 2017 - Upon their arrival in the capital city of Stockholm, Their Excellencies were greeted by Ms. Heather Grant, Ambassador of Canada to the Kingdom of Sweden, and representatives from the Swedish government.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
February 17, 2017 - The Governor General invested 42 recipients into the Order of Canada and officially released the 50th anniversary book.
Cross-Country Ski Event on Parliament Hill
February 15, 2017 - Their Excellencies participated in the second annual cross-country ski event on Parliament Hill.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
February 8, 2017 - The Governor General of Canada received the letters of credence of four new heads of mission during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Converge 2017 - Universities Canada
February 7, 2017 - The Governor General delivered the closing address at Converge 2017, which was a dialogue hosted by Universities Canada.
Citizenship Ceremony at Rideau Hall
January 31, 2017 - The Governor General administered the Oath of Citizenship and conferred citizenship certificates to 37 new Canadians.
Vigil on Parliament Hill
January 30, 2017 - The Governor General attended a vigil in solidarity with the Muslim community on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa.
Winter Celebration 2017
January 28, 2017 - The young and the young-at-heart enjoyed fun winter sports and traditions at Rideau Hall during Winter Celebration.
Opening of the Winter Pavilion
January 28, 2017 - Governor General David Johnston, along with Dr. Mark Kristmanson, Chief Executive Officer of the National Capital Commission (NCC), officially opened Rideau Hall’s Dairy building as the new Winter Pavilion.