Governor General to present Michener Awards recognizing excellence in public service journalism

June 14, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2021 and 2022 Michener Awards for meritorious public service journalism, as well as the 2022 and 2023 Michener-Deacon Investigative Fellowship and Michener-L. Richard O’Hagan Educational Fellowship, at a ceremony to be held at Rideau Hall on June 16, 2023.

Michener Awards ceremony
Friday, June 16, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Rideau Hall Ballroom

About the Michener Awards
For more than 50 years, the Michener Awards have honoured outstanding and unbiased journalism that results in positive change for the public good. The Michener Awards and Fellowships are administered by the Michener Awards Foundation in partnership with the Rideau Hall Foundation.

Learn more about the Michener Awards.

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
  • Media are asked to arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 10:30 a.m. on the day of the ceremony.
  • Photos taken by the Governor General’s official photographer can be made available upon request.

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Media information:

Rideau Hall Press Office

Rideau Hall Foundation
Jill Clark

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