Official Visit to Manitoba

November 26 and 27, 2018

The Governor General undertook an official visit to Manitoba on November 26 and 27, 2018.

Monday, November 26

The Governor General was officially welcomed to the province by Their Honours the Honourable Janice C. Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, and the Honourable Gary Albert Filmon; and the Honourable Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba. During a welcoming ceremony she received military honours that included a guard of honour, the “Viceregal Salute” and a 21-gun salute from 17 Wing Winnipeg.

She had an opportunity to witness the dynamic Franco-Manitoban community at the Université de Saint-Boniface and during a lunch at Fort Gibraltar.  

She also visited the University of Manitoba and had an opportunity to see the incredible work being done by Bear Clan Patrol volunteers.

Tuesday, November 27

On her second day of the visit, the Governor General visited the Canadian Museum for Human Rights followed by the Canadian Forces Base 17 Wing Winnipeg, where she met with members from the Combined Air Operations Centre, 402 Squadron and 435 Squadron.