Governor General’s History Awards to be Presented at Rideau Hall

January 16, 2020

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present teachers and other outstanding Canadians with the 2019 Governor General’s History Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Monday, January 20, 2020, at 2 p.m.

The Governor General’s History Awards recognize recipients’ efforts to further an interest in Canadian history and heritage, and honour exceptional achievements in five areas: teaching, museums, community programming, scholarly research and popular media. For more information about these awards and the recipients, visit


Media information

Julie Rocheleau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-998-9166 (cell)

Mark Collin Reid
Canada’s History Society
204-988-9300 ext 218
204-509-1867 (cell)

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