2017 Charitable Campaign Launch
September 19, 2017 - The Governor General joined federal employees and retirees to kick off this year’s Employees’ Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign.
September 18, 2017 - The Governor General and Mr. Tom Jenkins launched Innovation Nation and Ingénieux Junior, the young readers’ edition of their popular book Ingenious, at St. George School, in Ottawa.
2017 Canada Army Run
September 17, 2017 - As patrons of Canada Army Run, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston cheered on participants competing in the event .
September 15, 2016 - The Governor General presented the 2017 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Canadian Honours in Washington, D.C
September 13, 2017 - While in Washington, D.C., the Governor General presented the Meritorious Service Medal (Military Division) to Major Jessica Harmon and Colonel Jeffery Stewart, members of the United States Army.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
September 12, 2017 - The Governor General of Canada received the letters of credence of six new heads of mission during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec.
Duke of Edinburgh’s International Gold Awards
September 11, 2017 - The Governor General presented The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Gold Awards to 17 young achievers from Quebec.
Masquerade for Mental Health
September 9, 2017 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston hosted Masquerade for Mental Health, an event to learn, to share, to take off our masks and to raise awareness of mental health.
Presentation of Honours
September 6, 2017 - The Governor General presented a Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil Division) and the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to three exceptional recipients during a ceremony in Yellowknife.
Canada C3 Ship - Day 3
September 5, 2017 - Their Excellencies and the Canada C3 participants explored Pierce Point, which was once a camping site for scientists during the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1918.