Official visit to Saskatchewan

October 18 to 20, 2018

Governor General Julie Payette undertook an official visit to Saskatchewan from October 18 to 20, 2018. She stopped in Regina, Moose Jaw and Humboldt.

Young group of people walking with the Governor General of Canada with the Saskatchewan legislative building in the background, overlooking the water.

October 18, 2018

Upon arrival, Her Excellency was officially welcomed to the province by His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Molloy, Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, and the Honourable Scott Moe, Premier of Saskatchewan. To mark the occasion, there was a 100-person guard of honour in front of the Legislative Assembly.

October 19, 2018

The Governor General visited the RCMP Academy, “Depot” Division to learn about their innovative training programs. In the afternoon she headed to Moose Jaw where she met with students from l’École Ducharme. Afterwards, she proceeded to Canadian Forces Base 15 Wing Moose Jaw for the closing of the 48th season of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.

October 20, 2018

In the morning, Her Excellency presented Canadian honours to close to 40 remarkable Canadians in Regina.

Later that day, she travelled to Humboldt where she visited the Broncos Memorial Exhibit, presented two Governor General’s Commendations for Outstanding Service and attended a Humboldt Broncos home game.