Pearson Peace Medal
May 24, 2017 - The Governor General presented the 30th Pearson Peace Medal to the Honourable Lloyd Axworthy during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Public Policy Forum
May 24, 2017 - The Governor General attended the event Meet the New Faces of Canadian Innovation, hosted by the Public Policy Forum at the Innovation Centre, in Ottawa.
Governor General's Innovation Awards
May 23, 2017 - His Excellency presided over the second annual presentation ceremony of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards at Rideau Hall.
Ingenious On-Stage Conversation
May 18, 2017 - The Governor General and Mr. Jenkins spoke about their book, Ingenious to a group of youth participating in the Junior Achievement Youth Engagement Conference.
National Science and Innovation Gala
May 17, 2017 - The Governor General delivered remarks at the first annual National Science and Innovation Gala, hosted by the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum in Ottawa.
May 16, 2017 - As patron of Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters Canada, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston attended the 2017 Because Mothers Matter Awards.
CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes
May 16, 2017 - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Gold Leaf Prizes for 2016 to four laureates during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Opening of the Global Centre for Pluralism
May 16, 2017 - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, joined His Highness the Aga Khan at the official opening of the new international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism, in Ottawa.
Official Opening of Discovery 2017
May 15, 2017 - The Governor General attended Discovery 2017 where he toured the show floor and met with participants. Afterwards, he delivered remarks on the importance of innovation.
Visit to Halifax
May 13, 2017 - The Governor General spoke at The Walrus Talks Conversations About Canada: We Desire a Better Country, as part of the national tour’s Halifax stop.