January 07, 2021 Message to Canadians on COVID-19 Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, released a video message to Canadians regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. April 01, 2020 Thank You to all Essential and Frontline Workers If you have a chance, say thank you. Stay strong - the fight is on. March 31, 2020 COVID-19 Update from Governor General Julie Payette Now is not the time to let our guard down. Let's continue the fight. March 25, 2020 Governor General Julie Payette message on COVID-19 A message from Her Excellency, Governor General Julie Payette, regarding COVID-19 and its impact on Canadians.