Governor General to honour remarkable achievements at Rideau Hall

December 9, 2021

OTTAWA, Ontario—Members of the media are invited to Rideau Hall to cover a presentation of honours ceremony, during which Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to 23 deserving individuals.

Recipients will be recognized for their courage, excellence or exceptional dedication to service with one of the following honours: a Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil Division), a Decoration for Bravery or a Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.

List of recipients attending the ceremony.

Date:               Monday, December 13, 2021
Time:              2 p.m.
Location:       Rideau Hall Ballroom

Notes for media:

  • To guarantee your access to the ceremony, we ask that you please confirm your attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office at
  • The ceremony will be live streamed on the Governor General’s Facebook page.
  • Media are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 1:45 p.m. on the day of the ceremony.
  • Please note masks and proof of vaccination are mandatory.
  • Photos of the ceremony taken by the Governor General’s official photographer will be made available upon request.
  • The Rideau Hall Press Office will gladly coordinate interviews with the recipients after the ceremony.


Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

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