Governor General hosts Michener Awards ceremony honouring top public service journalists

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will present the 2023 Michener Awards for meritorious public service journalism, the 2024 Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Investigative Journalism and Michener-L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship for Journalism Educational and Michener-Baxter awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.

Michener Awards ceremony

Date:               Friday, June 14, 2024
Time:              6:00 p.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 5:45 p.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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