The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette
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Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, and the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec, are two of the official residences of Canada. These nationally significant heritage properties are owned and managed by the federal government on behalf of all Canadians. The residences are used by the governor general to fulfill official functions.

Each year, thousands of guests and visitors come to the two residences for official events and public tours. Find out more about the history and public programming of each residence by clicking on the following links: Rideau Hall and the Citadelle.

Date modified: October 18, 2017