The Viceregal Lion
  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette

The Governor General of Canada Index Page

Official Visit to Toronto
Official Visit to Toronto

February 20, 2018 - The Governor General received military honours during her first official visit to Toronto. 

National Flag Day
National Flag Day
February 15, 2018 - The Governor General celebrated National Flag Day at a ceremony on Parliament Hill.
Cross-Country Ski Event on Parliament Hill
Cross-Country Ski Event on Parliament Hill

February 14, 2018 - The Governor General participated in the third annual cross-country ski event on Parliament Hill.

Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 5
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 5

February 11, 2018 - The Governor General attended several sporting events including a women's hockey game. 

Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 4
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 4
February 10, 2018 - The Governor General attended several sporting events including speed skating long track.
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 3
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 3
February 9, 2018 - Family and friends of our Canadian athletes were gathered at Canada Olympic House to cheer for Team Canada as they entered the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 2
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 2
February 8, 2018 - The Governor General attended the Curling Mixed Double preliminary match between Canada and Norway.
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 1
Olympic Games PyeongChang - Day 1
February 7, 2018 - Upon her arrival in Seoul, the Governor General met with the President of the Republic of Korea at the Blue House.
Swearing-In Ceremony
Swearing-In Ceremony

January 29, 2018 - The Governor General presided over the swearing-in ceremony of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, who now holds the title of Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities.

Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence

January 29, 2018 - The governor general received the letters of credence of six new heads of mission during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.