2016 Killam Prizes
May 3, 2016 - The Governor General presented the 2016 Killam Prizes to five eminent Canadian scholars during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Champions of Mental Health Awards
May 3, 2016 - As part of Mental Health Week (May 2 to 8), Her Excellency Sharon Johnston attended the 14th Champions of Mental Health Awards Gala.
Presentation of Military Decorations
April 29, 2016 - The Governor General presented Meritorious Service Decorations (Military Division) and Bravery Decorations to members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and allied forces.
Moms for Mental Health
April 29, 2016 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston attended the "Moms for Mental Health" breakfast organized by the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa.
2016 Innovation Awards Winners
April 28, 2016 - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA).
Women in Communications and Technology
April 27, 2016 - The Governor General delivered remarks at the Women in Communications and Technology Annual Awards Gala.
"Play-In" with James Ehnes
April 27, 2016 - The Governor General hosted a “Play-In” with Canada’s most internationally renowned violin virtuoso James Ehnes and some 100 young violinists from Canada’s Capital Region at Rideau Hall.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
April 26, 2016 - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, received the letters of credence of three new heads of mission.
Visit to St. Michael Catholic High
April 25, 2016 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston participated in a five-kilometre walk to raise funds for Defeat Depression at St. Michael Catholic High School in Kemptville.
Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case
April 21, 2016 - The Governor General presented the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case to five laureates.