The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
News & Events
  • Print Preview
  • Print: 
  •  Send to Facebook (Opens in a new window)
  •  Send to Twitter (Opens in a new window)
  • Send to E-mail (Opens in a new window)
  • Share: 


National WE Day Event

June 30, 2017

Governor General to Participate in
National WE Day Event in Ottawa 

OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will speak at the first ever WE Day Canada event being held on Parliament Hill on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 4:10 p.m. He will talk about the importance of giving and inspiring others to give, especially as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. The event will be streamed live on WE’s Facebook page.

About WE Day
WE Day is part of WE, an organizations that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. WE is made up of a charitable division and a social enterprise, which empower people to make a difference. WE Day is the manifestation of WE, a celebration of people coming together to experience the greatest classroom in the world. For more information, visit  


Media wishing to attend the event must confirm
their attendance with WE Day.

Media information:
Josephine Laframboise
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-668-1929 (cell) 

Amélie Rocheleau
WE Day

Kendra Thompson
WE Day

Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.