The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario RSS feed for the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:16:55 GMT 60 en-US The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario http://www.lgontario.ca/images/crest.png http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/list-of-events.aspx Launch of GREATNESS the Great Lakes Project http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=430

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to mark the launch of GREATNESS The Great Lakes Project, an initiative that aims to celebrate, cherish, protect, and nurture the Great Lakes.

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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:17:21 GMT
Launch of <em>Other Worlds</em> http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=429

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to mark the launch of Other Worlds, an exhibition featuring works by 19 contemporary Ontario artists affiliated with OCAD University.

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:35:49 GMT
Speech from the Throne 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=428

The Lieutenant Governor read the Speech from the Throne to open the 2nd session of the 41st Parliament of Ontario.

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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 17:51:42 GMT
Hilary Weston Scholarship 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=427

The Lieutenant Governor presented the Hilary M. Weston Scholarship to Amber Reid and Edward Wong.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:22:41 GMT
2016 Canadian Optimist Championship http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=426

The Lieutenant Governor attended the 2016 Canadian Optimist Championship, held at Ashbridge’s Bay in Toronto.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:13:15 GMT
Engaging Youth in Our Global Future: UN Consultation on the International Assistance Review and Sustainable Development Goals http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=425

The Lieutenant Governor addressed “Engaging Youth in Our Global Future: UN Consultation on the International Assistance Review and Sustainable Development Goals”, held by the UN Association in Canada.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:55:03 GMT
Official visit to Parry Sound http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=421

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Parry Sound.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:44:49 GMT
Funeral of firefighter Patrick Pidgeon http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=424

The Lieutenant Governor attended the funeral of firefighter Patrick Pidgeon, of Loyalist Township Emergency Services.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:45:45 GMT
Soul in the City http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=423

Her Honour attended Soul in the City, held at Casa Loma.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:40:29 GMT
Chief Electoral Officer Annual Conference http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=422

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the Chief Electoral Officer Annual Conference.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:38:19 GMT
Toronto Summer Music Festival 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=420

The Lieutenant Governor attended the opening of the Toronto Summer Music Festival.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:43:15 GMT
Conference of the Governor General, Lieutenant Governors, and Territorial Commissioners 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=419

Her Honour attended the annual Conference of the Governor General, Lieutenant Governors, and Territorial Commissioners, held in Halifax.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:40:57 GMT
4th Canadian Division change of command ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=418

The Lieutenant Governor attended the change of command ceremony for the 4th Canadian Division of the Canadian Army.

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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:00:41 GMT
Northern Ontario Tour 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=417

The Lieutenant Governor conducted official visits to the communities of Sault Ste. Marie, Elliot Lake, Manitoulin Island, and Northern Bruce Peninsula during a tour of the region from Wednesday, July 27 to Saturday, July 30, 2016. The tour formed part of Her Honour’s continuing program of travel to communities in Ontario.

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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:51:44 GMT
The Queen’s Plate 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=416

The Lieutenant Governor attended the 157th running of The Queen’s Plate as guest of honour.

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:01:21 GMT
Canada Day 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=415

To mark Canada Day, the Lieutenant Governor presided at a Canadian citizenship ceremony held in Vaughan.

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Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:00:33 GMT
Luminato: “Art, Culture, and Place-making in the City” http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=414

As part of the Luminato Festival, Her Honour addressed a conversation on art, culture, and place-making in the city of Toronto.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:06:35 GMT
NIFF 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=413

Her Honour attended a screening of All Roads Lead to Rome as part of the Niagara Integrated Film Festival.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:59:41 GMT
Pen Pal Project 10th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=412

The Lieutenant Governor addressed celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the Pen Pal Project.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:54:08 GMT
Courtesy call with Lt.-Col. Eric Thorson http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=411

As Colonel of the Regiment of The Queen’s York Rangers (1st American Regiment), the Lieutenant Governor welcomed Lt.-Col. Eric Thorson, commanding officer of The Queen’s York Rangers, as an honorary aide-de-camp.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:45:46 GMT
National Aboriginal Day dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=410

The Lieutenant Governor attended a dinner marking National Aboriginal Day hosted by The Prince’s Charities Canada and Birch Hill Equity Partners.

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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 19:40:53 GMT
National Aboriginal Day 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=409

At the invitation of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a series of events marking the 20th anniversary of National Aboriginal Day at the Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, on the site of the Mohawk Institute, one of only two former residential schools still standing in Ontario.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:50:15 GMT
Launch of <em>100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women</em> http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=408

The Lieutenant Governor attended the launch of the book 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:35:26 GMT
Foundations Partnering for Reconciliation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=407

Her Honour hosted a summit focusing on the philanthropic community and reconciliation.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:34:23 GMT
Order of St John investiture 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=406

The Lieutenant Governor hosted an investiture of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem.

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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 17:07:20 GMT
Visit to Grimsby http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=405

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Grimsby.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 22:34:38 GMT
David C. Onley Award 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=404

The Lieutenant Governor presided over the presentation ceremony of the David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 22:33:14 GMT
Executive Council swearing-in ceremony 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=403

The Lieutenant Governor presided over the swearing-in ceremony of Executive Councillors and ministers.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:55:50 GMT
International Women’s Forum Canada http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=402

Her Honour hosted a reception for the International Women’s Forum Canada.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:53:29 GMT
Glenn Gould Foundation 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=401

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception in support of the Glenn Gould Foundation.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:52:37 GMT
Order of Ontario investiture: Arthur MacDonald http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=400

The Lieutenant Governor invested physicist Arthur MacDonald into the Order of Ontario during a private ceremony.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:50:53 GMT
Tri-Service Honorary Colonels Conference http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=399

Her Honour addressed the Tri-Service Honorary Colonels Conference, held at CFB Borden.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:49:45 GMT
Courtesy call with the Executive Director of UN Women http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=398

Her Honour met with Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, during a courtesy call.

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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 21:48:26 GMT
Visit to North Bay http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=397

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to North Bay as part of Her Honour’s continued program of travel to communities in Ontario.

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Thu, 09 Jun 2016 20:59:50 GMT
Visit to Cornwall and Akwesasne http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=396

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Cornwall and to the traditional territory of the Mohawks of Akwesasne.

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 17:03:14 GMT
Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=395

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to present 10 exceptional youth with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, the highest honour a young person can achieve for their volunteer contributions in Ontario.

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016 15:19:00 GMT
Lunch following the Government’s Statement of Commitment to Reconciliation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=394

On the occasion of the Government’s Statement of Commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a lunch for leaders of Indigenous communities in Ontario, elders, and survivors of the Residential School System.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 19:47:35 GMT
Lieutenant Governor of Alberta http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=393

Her Honour received the Hon. Lois Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, during a courtesy call.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:56:06 GMT
Cystic Friboris Canada Decant Gala 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=392

Her Honour addressed Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s Decant Gala in Toronto.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:38:42 GMT
Ontario Prayer Breakfast 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=391

Her Honour addressed the Ontario Prayer Breakfast.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:29:32 GMT
Official visit to the University of Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=390

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to the University of Toronto.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:19:31 GMT
Meeting with the Aga Khan http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=389

The Lieutenant Governor was received by His Highness the Aga Khan.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 17:02:20 GMT
<em>Happy and Glorious</em> http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=388

In partnership with The Royal Conservatory of Music, the Lieutenant Governor presented Happy and Glorious: A Celebration of The Queen’s 90th Birthday, a gala concert held at Koerner Hall in Toronto.

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Tue, 17 May 2016 18:05:01 GMT
Visit to Brampton http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=387

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Brampton as part of Her Honour’s continued program of travel to communities across the province.

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Wed, 11 May 2016 14:57:32 GMT
Perimeter Institute: Announcement of a new research chair http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=386

The Lieutenant Governor congratulated Dr. Asimina Arvanitaki, the inaugural Stavros Niarchos Foundation Aristarchus Chair in Theoretical Physics at the Perimeter Institute.

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Tue, 10 May 2016 19:05:02 GMT
Visit to Cambridge http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=385

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Cambridge.

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Tue, 10 May 2016 18:06:49 GMT
ROM Chairs’ Reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=384

Her Honour presented the Lieutenant Governor's Circle Distinguished Service Award during the Chairs’ Reception of the Royal Ontario Museum.

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Tue, 10 May 2016 18:02:20 GMT
Reception in honour of Prince Harry http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=383

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to mark Prince Harry’s working visit to Toronto and the official launch of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017.

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Mon, 02 May 2016 22:27:20 GMT
Visit to Cambridge http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=382

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Brockville as part of Her Honour’s continued program of travel to communities across the province.

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:57:37 GMT
Visit to Brockville http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=381

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Brockville as part of Her Honour’s continued program of travel to communities across the province.

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:14:09 GMT
Governor General’s Horse Guards: The Queen’s 90th birthday concert http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=380

To mark The Queen’s 90th birthday, Her Honour attended a concert hosted by the Governor General’s Horse Guards Cavalry and Historical Society.

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 21:48:39 GMT
Queen’s York Rangers change of command ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=379

As Colonel of the Regiment of The Queen’s York Rangers, the Lieutenant Governor addressed a change of command ceremony for this military unit. Her Honour congratulated incoming commanding officer, Lt.-Col. Eric Thorson, while also thanking outgoing commanding officer Lt.-Col. Phillip Halton, who served in the post for four years.

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 21:44:47 GMT
James Bartleman book launch http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=378

In association with the International Festival of Authors, Her Honour hosted the launch of Seasons of Hope, Memoirs of Ontario’s First Aboriginal Lieutenant Governor by the Hon. James Bartleman, 27th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (2002-2007).

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:54:33 GMT
Visit to Brantford Collegiate Institute http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=377

During a visit to Brantford Collegiate Institute, Her Honour addressed an assembly of students, teachers, staff, environmental leaders, and members of the Grand River Conservation Authority focusing on the importance of the Great Lakes.

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:52:57 GMT
Ordre de la Pléiade 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=376

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a presentation ceremony of the Ordre de la Pléiade. Six people were recognized for their commitment to Francophone Ontario. This award is conferred by the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:13:51 GMT
Royal Heraldry Society of Canada: 50th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=375

Her Honour addressed 50th anniversary celebrations of the Royal Heraldry Society of Canada.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:09:34 GMT
Goose Gala 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=374

Her Honour addressed the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s 2016 Goose Gala.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:58:12 GMT
Prince’s Charities Canada fifth anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=373

Her Honour attended a reception to mark the fifth anniversary of The Prince’s Charities Canada.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 20:56:06 GMT
New CEO & Director of the Royal Ontario Museum http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=372

Her Honour addressed a reception honouring Josh Basseches, new CEO & Director of the Royal Ontario Museum’s.

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 20:01:52 GMT
<em>Pluralism, Diversity, and the Future of Citizenship: The Economic Dimension</em> http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=371

Her Honour participated in Pluralism, Diversity, and the Future of Citizenship: The Economic Dimension, a roundtable hosted by the Trudeau Foundation’s Pluralism Project.

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:37:19 GMT
Harvard Club of Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=370

Her Honour addressed a dinner held by the Harvard Club of Toronto.

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:27:47 GMT
CANFAR luncheon http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=369

Her Honour attended a luncheon hosted by CANFAR in Toronto.

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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:26:25 GMT
Vimy Pilgrimage http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=368

The Lieutenant Governor accompanied winners of The Vimy Foundation’s Vimy Pilgrimage Award during a visit to France on April 8 and 9, marking the 99th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:12:03 GMT
Vimy Foundation reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=367

Her Honour hosted a reception to recognize Ontario winners of the Vimy Pilgrimage Award, an initiative of the Vimy Foundation.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:57:02 GMT
Visit to Waterloo and the University of Waterloo http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=366

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to the city of Waterloo and the University of Waterloo, building upon Her Honour’s earlier visits to the Kitchener–Region in December 2015.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:47:13 GMT
Visit to Hamilton http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=365

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Hamilton as part of her continued program of travel to communities across the province.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:44:01 GMT
UNU-INWEH 20th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=364

The Lieutenant Governor addressed a public seminar marking the 20th anniversary of the United Nations University Institute of Water, Environment, and Health.

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 16:10:07 GMT
Walrus Talk: Spirituality http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=363

Her Honour addressed a Walrus Talk focusing on spirituality. The event took place at Trinity-St Paul’s United Church in Toronto.

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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:04:45 GMT
Georgian Bay Association 100th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=362

Her Honour addressed 100th anniversary celebrations for the Georgian Bay Association.

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:53:39 GMT
York University School of Public Policy and Administration http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=361

Her Honour addressed a reception held at Queen’s Park by the York University School of Public Policy and Administration.

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:32:26 GMT
Canada’s National Ballet School http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=360

Her Honour paid an official visit to Canada’s National Ballet School.

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:31:24 GMT
Commonwealth Sunday service http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=359

In observance of Commonwealth Day, the Lieutenant Governor attended a service at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto. Her Honour read the annual Commonwealth Day message on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth.

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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 22:30:33 GMT
Women Moving Forward http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=358

Her Honour addressed the Canadian Army’s 4th Canadian Division’s International Women’s Day event at Lieutenant-Colonel George Taylor III Denison Armoury on March 8, 2016

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 22:27:53 GMT
#DevTO: 2nd Annual International Women’s Day Talks http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=357

Her Honour addressed the 2nd Annual International Women’s Day Talks, hosted by #DevTO.

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:52:28 GMT
Junior Citizens of the Year 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=356

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a ceremony to welcome the Ontario Community Newspapers Association’s 2016 Junior Citizens of the Year.

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:32:29 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=355

Her Honour presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards recognizing individuals, groups, and communities for exceptional contributions to conserving Ontario’s cultural and natural heritage.

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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:30:47 GMT
Visit to Stratford http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=354

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to Stratford as part of Her Honour’s continued program of travel to communities across the province.

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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 21:38:00 GMT
Dalton McGuinty portrait unveiling http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=353

During a ceremony at Queen’s Park, the Lieutenant Governor unveiled a portrait of Dalton McGuinty, 24th Premier of Ontario.

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 22:51:49 GMT
Girls on the Rise http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=352

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed participants of Girls on the Rise, a program dedicated to improving literacy, writing skills, and positive expression among young girls from Toronto’s Rexdale community.

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 21:54:25 GMT
Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario: 119th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=351

Her Honour attended a reception to celebrate the 119th anniversary of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario.

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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 20:48:25 GMT
Great Valentine Gala 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=350

The Lieutenant Governor presented the King Clancy Awards during the 32nd annual Great Valentine Gala of the Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons.

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:07:58 GMT
Earth Rangers http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=349

The Lieutenant Governor addressed an assembly at Earl Haig Junior Public School in Toronto organized by Earth Rangers, a conservation organization dedicated to educating children about biodiversity.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:23:44 GMT
Accession Day 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=348

Following a luncheon organized by the Monarchist League of Canada, the Lieutenant Governor attended a service at the Cathedral Church of St James in Toronto marking the 64th anniversary of The Queen’s accession to the Throne.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:20:30 GMT
Award for Marketing Excellence in Ontario 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=347

Her Honour presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Marketing Excellence in Ontario to the St Thomas Economic Development Corporation during the 59th annual President’s Dinner of the Economic Developers Council of Ontario.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:05:55 GMT
Maurice Strong memorial service http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=346

The Lieutenant Governor attended a memorial service for the Hon. Maurice Strong. The service took place at the Sir John A. MacDonald Building, in Ottawa.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:50:51 GMT
Lincoln Alexander Award 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=345

The Lieutenant Governor presented the Lincoln Alexander Award to three young Ontarians.

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:09:27 GMT
Order of Ontario 2016 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=344

The Lieutenant Governor invested 27 remarkable Ontarians into the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.​

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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:00:40 GMT
Lifesaving Society of Ontario 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=343

In order to recognize who have volunteered their time and skill to prevent drowning, Her Honour presided at the annual awards ceremony of the Lifesaving Society of Ontario.

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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 22:24:51 GMT
Order of Canada investiture: Garnet Angeconeb http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=342

On behalf of Governor General David Johnston, the Lieutenant Governor invested Garnet Angeconeb into the Order of Canada in his community of Sioux Lookout.​

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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 22:16:11 GMT
Visit to Waterloo http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=341

During the first of several planned visits to Waterloo, Her Honour met with organizations exemplifying the talent and ingenuity required to succeed in an innovation economy. The purpose of the visit was to highlight world-class innovation in the Waterloo region and across Ontario.

Before the visit, Her Honour said: “It is with anticipation that I make this visit to Waterloo, home to some of the top innovation leaders in Canada. I look forward to meeting with many of the people and organizations who have succeeded in carving out unique places in a growing global economy. Together we will consider how Ontario can lead in addressing sustainable development challenges through the lens of economic, environmental, and social innovation.”

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Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:28:41 GMT
Peacebuilders Canada dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=340

The Lieutenant Governor addressed a special dinner event hosted by Peacebuilders Canada.​

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:54:54 GMT
The Countess of Wessex in Ontario - Day 3 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=333

The Lieutenant Governor of accompanied The Countess of Wessex during a series of events as she undertook a working visit to Ontario from November 12 to 14, 2015.

The Countess’ working visit complemented her previous visit to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake) First Nation in Northern Ontario and Thunder Bay in September 2014. This working visit also placed emphasis on The Countess’ links to Canadian organizations and the Canadian Forces and as Patron of the Toronto General and Western Hospital.

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:04:18 GMT
Polanyi Prize 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=335

The Lieutenant Governor presented the 2015 Polanyi Prizes.

Her Honour said:

“The winners of this year’s Polanyi Prize provide us with evidence of the outstanding research and innovation being carried out at Ontario’s universities. Through their significant contributions each recipient illustrates a compelling desire to improve life. May Dr. Polanyi and his vital voice continue to inspire generations of scientists and scholars to come as we all work together towards building a more just and sustainable society.”

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:20:38 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=339

Her Honour presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration to Joe Pennachetti.

The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander established this medal in 1990 with the Institute of Public Administration of Canada in Ontario. Each year, the Lieutenant Governor presents this medal to an outstanding public servant or academic who has shown distinctive leadership, or has made significant contributions to the field of public administration in Ontario.​

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:17:12 GMT
Senior Achievement Award 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=338

The Lieutenant Governor presented the 2015 Senior Achievement Award.

Her Honour said:

“I am sure Ontarians will take inspiration from these 21 seniors who have made such varied contributions to their communities. They remind us that life is long and that no matter one’s age, the potential to bring about positive change is great. I applaud them for having dedicated themselves to improving our quality of life, and am privileged to take part in this much deserved public tribute to their service.”

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:12:58 GMT
Royal Canadian Geographical Society awards ceremony 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=337

The Lieutenant Governor presided at the annual awards dinner of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.​

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:28:05 GMT
Pollution Probe Gala 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=336

Her Honour addressed the 2015 Pollution Probe Gala.​

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:22:58 GMT
Sanford Fleming Medal 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=334

Her Honour presided at the presentation of the Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science’s Sandford Fleming Medal to Dr. Molly Shoichet.​

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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:12:32 GMT
Louis Riel Day 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=332

The Lieutenant Governor attended a Louis Riel Day commemoration ceremony organized by the Métis Nation of Ontario at Queen’s Park.​

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 23:41:36 GMT
The Countess of Wessex in Ontario - Day 2 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=331

The Lieutenant Governor of accompanied The Countess of Wessex during a series of events as she undertook a working visit to Ontario from November 12 to 14, 2015.

The Countess’ working visit complemented her previous visit to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake) First Nation in Northern Ontario and Thunder Bay in September 2014. This working visit also placed emphasis on The Countess’ links to Canadian organizations and the Canadian Forces and as Patron of the Toronto General and Western Hospital.

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 23:31:24 GMT
Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=330

In the presence of Their Excellencies the Governor General and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a presentation ceremony of the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award.​

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:16:16 GMT
Remembrance Day 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=329

The Lieutenant Governor participated in several events in Brighton to mark Remembrance Day.

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:12:41 GMT
The Countess of Wessex in Ontario - Day 1 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=328

The Lieutenant Governor of accompanied The Countess of Wessex during a series of events as she undertook a working visit to Ontario from November 12 to 14, 2015.

The Countess’ working visit complemented her previous visit to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (Big Trout Lake) First Nation in Northern Ontario and Thunder Bay in September 2014. This working visit also placed emphasis on The Countess’ links to Canadian organizations and the Canadian Forces and as Patron of the Toronto General and Western Hospital.

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 21:58:27 GMT
Manulife Financial memorial service http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=327

The Lieutenant Governor addressed a memorial service held at the Toronto headquarters of Manulife Financial.​

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:11:53 GMT
Canadian Opera Company: Ensemble Studio Competition http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=326

Her Honour attended the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio Competition, held at the Four Seasons Centre in Toronto.​

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:10:42 GMT
Screening of <em>War Story: Afghanistan</em> http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=325

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a screening of History’s documentary series War Story: Afghanistan.​

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:02:51 GMT
Cundill Prize in Historical Literature http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=324

Her Honour attended the presentation ceremony of the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature.​​​

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 21:00:32 GMT
YOU 177 Economic Innovation Forum http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=323

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the YOU 177 Economic Innovation Forum, held at York University.​

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:49:27 GMT
Ontario Soldiers’ Aid Commission http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=322

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception marking the 100th anniversary of the Ontario Soldiers’ Aid Commission.​

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 18:55:03 GMT
National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada Awards 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=320

The Lieutenant Governor presided at the presentation ceremony of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada. Her Honour recognized the contributions of 35 award recipients.​

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:15:58 GMT
Canadian Disability Hall of Fame http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=319

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame induction ceremony.​

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:14:48 GMT
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Forum 2015, closing http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=321

Her Honour addressed the closing ceremony of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Forum 2015, held at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.​

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:17:25 GMT
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Forum 2015, opening http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=318

Her Honour addressed the opening ceremony of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Forum 2015, held at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.​

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:13:08 GMT
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award, October 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=317

In the presence of The Earl of Wessex, Her Honour addressed a presentation ceremony of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award, held at the Ismaili Centre in Toronto.​​

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:10:18 GMT
Funeral of Ken Taylor http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=316

The Lieutenant Governor attended the funeral of celebrated diplomat and public servant Ken Taylor.​

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Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:08:03 GMT
Meeting with the Premier and Ms. Wynne http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=15

​The Lieutenant Governor met with the Premier, who formally advised His Honour of his intention to resign. His Honour then commissioned Ms. Kathleen Wynne to form a new government, which she accepted.

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Mon, 04 Feb 2013 21:49:53 GMT
Prince Edward in Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=315

The Lieutenant Governor formally welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to Queen’s Park, and participated in several events with the Prince throughout the day.

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 20:30:57 GMT
Poppy Campaign 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=314

The Lieutenant Governor accepted the first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2015 Ontario Poppy Campaign.​

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:52:25 GMT
James Bartleman Award 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=313

The Lieutenant Governor hosted the annual presentation ceremony of the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award.

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:34:25 GMT
Voices of War, Dreams of Home http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=312

Her Honour marked the 100th anniversary of the First World War by attending “Voices of War, Dreams of Home” at St Andrew’s Church in Toronto.​

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:31:10 GMT
NEXT! art exhibition 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=311

Her Honour attended a reception at the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto, in recognition of the NEXT! art exhibition.

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:18:55 GMT
World War Women exhibition launch http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=310

The Lieutenant Governor attended the launch of the World War Women exhibition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.​

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:17:47 GMT
Ontario Land Trust Alliance http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=309

Her Honour addressed the annual conference of the Ontario Land Trust Alliance.​

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Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:16:38 GMT
Queen’s Venturer Award 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=308

The Lieutenant Governor presented The Queen’s Venturer Award to Scouts during a ceremony at Queen’s Park.​

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:50:47 GMT
Arts for Children and Youth: 20th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=307

Her Honour presided at the 20th anniversary celebrations for Arts for Children and Youth, held at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.​

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:13:48 GMT
New President of Victoria University http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=306

The Lieutenant Governor attended the installation of Prof. William Robins as President of Victoria University, in the University of Toronto.​

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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:01:49 GMT
International Indian Film Festival Toronto 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=305

As part of the International Indian Film Festival Toronto, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a screening of Force of Destiny at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.​

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 21:38:15 GMT
FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks) http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=304

Her Honour presided at the opening of FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks), organized by the Embassies of France in both Canada and the United States.​

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:43:48 GMT
UN Association in Canada roundtable http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=303

Her Honour addressed a roundtable discussion held by the United Nations Association in Canada on the relationship between climate change and health.​

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 20:03:30 GMT
Hilary Weston Prize 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=302

Her Honour attended a gala marking the fifth anniversary of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction.​

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:58:43 GMT
Magna Carta in Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=301

Her Honour addressed the opening of the exhibition “Magna Carta: Law, Liberty and Legacy” at Fort York National Historic Site in Toronto.​

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:53:22 GMT
WindReach Farm http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=296

Her Honour visited WindReach Farm in Ashburn. The farm provides recreational, educational and work experience opportunities for persons with special needs of all ages.​

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:54:17 GMT
Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks 230th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=300

Her Honour addressed a ceremony marking the 230th anniversary of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks in Brantford.​

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:23:48 GMT
Talk on Science and Society http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=299

Her Honour attended the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research’s inaugural Talk on Science and Society, held at Massey College.​

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 21:20:20 GMT
Introductory meeting with the Leader of the Opposition http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=298

The Lieutenant Governor received Mr. Patrick Brown, Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, for an introductory meeting.​

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 18:07:16 GMT
Launch of <em>Across Canada by Story</em> http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=297

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to mark the launch of Across Canada by Story: A Coast-To-Coast Literary Adventure by Douglas Gibson.​

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 18:00:43 GMT
Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=295

Her Honour attended 30th anniversary celebrations for the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art in Toronto.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:25:54 GMT
Liona Boyd http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=294

The Lieutenant Governor met with musician Liona Boyd during a courtesy call.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:20:18 GMT
Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery dedication http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=293

Her Honour addressed the dedication of the Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery, a historic Black pioneer cemetery, in Grey County.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:57:04 GMT
Opening of the Courts of Ontario 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=292

The Lieutenant Governor presided at the annual Opening of the Courts of Ontario ceremony.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:12:49 GMT
Township of Tay Valley 200th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=291

Her Honour addressed a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the settlement of the Township of Tay Valley.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:02:30 GMT
OPP Commissioned Officers’ Mess Dinner 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=290

Her Honour presented The Queen’s commission to new inspectors during the OPP Commissioned Officers’ Annual Mess Dinner.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:36:31 GMT
Terry Fox celebration http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=289

Her Honour paid tribute to the legacy of Terry Fox during a statute unveiling ceremony in Richmond Hill.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:27:00 GMT
Prince’s Charities Canada reception 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=288

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to recognize the achievements of Prince’s Charities Canada.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:30:02 GMT
Monarchist League celebration http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=287

Her Honour attended celebrations of The Queen’s historic reign in the company of members the Monarchist League of Canada.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:16:17 GMT
Unveiling of The Queen’s Bench monument http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=286

To commemorate Her Majesty’s historic reign, Her Honour addressed the unveiling of a The Queen’s Bench monument in Waterdown, Hamilton.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:10:27 GMT
Aboriginal Forum 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=285

Coinciding with celebrations of The Queen’s historic reign, Her Honour hosted the eighth edition of the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Forum. This forum focused on the topic of reconciliation. Commissioner Marie Wilson of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada addressed the gathering and offered guidance on how to respond to the commission’s Calls to Action.​

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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:06:36 GMT
Northwestern Ontario tour http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=284

Her Honour toured the communities of Dryden, Kenora, Fort Frances, and Thunder Bay.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:49:28 GMT
Parapan Am torch at Queen’s Park http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=283

During a ceremony at the Legislative Building, Her Honour welcomed the Parapan Am Games torch to Queen’s Park.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 21:07:36 GMT
Obeah Opera http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=282

Her Honour hosted a reception following a performance of Obeah Opera.

Steeped in black music and sung entirely a cappella by a powerful all-female cast, Obeah Opera is a retelling of the legendary Salem witch trials from the fascinating perspective of Caribbean slave women.

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Fri, 07 Aug 2015 20:59:15 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=281

Her Honour presided at the presentation ceremony of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines.

Earlier in the day, the Lieutenant Governor joined members of the Toronto-based Consular Corps to tour a selection of winning wineries, which provided a unique opportunity to further present Ontario’s world-class wines to an international audience.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:45:33 GMT
Visit to PrideHouseTO http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=279

Her Honour visited PrideHouseTO, a collaborative of 15 local, national, and international LGBTQ organizations behind the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of an LGBTQ-inclusive experience leading up to, during and following the 2015 Games.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:57:44 GMT
2015 Korean War service http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=280

Her Honour marked the 62nd anniversary of the Korean Armistice at the Korean War Memorial in Brampton.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:56:37 GMT
Toronto 2015 Athletes’ Village http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=278

The Lieutenant Governor toured the athletes’ village of the Pan Am Games.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:51:12 GMT
Education International: 7th World Congress http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=277

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the opening session of the 7th World Congress of Education International, held in Ottawa.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:45:39 GMT
Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=276

Her Honour attended the 50th anniversary of the Coldwater Canadiana Heritage Museum and its annual Heritage Day.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:48:01 GMT
Welland Canal http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=275

The Lieutenant Governor had an opportunity to learn about Ontario’s waterways while travelling the Welland Canal aboard Algoma Central’s Equinox.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:46:41 GMT
887 by Robert Lepage http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=274

As part of the PANAMANIA series of cultural events, Her Honour attended the world premiere of 887 by Robert Lepage.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:10:40 GMT
Men’s softball - Dominican Republic vs. Venezuela http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=273

Her Honour attended a men’s softball match between the Domincan Republic and Venezuela.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 21:22:40 GMT
YOUNG Faces of Pan Am http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=272

As part of the PANAMANIA series of cultural events, Her Honour visited photography exhibition “YOUNG Faces of Pan Am”, by Robert Young.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:26:27 GMT
Requiem of Water http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=271

As part of the PANAMANIA series of cultural events, Her Honour visited photography exhibition “Requiem of Water”, by Meaghan Ogilvie.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:23:48 GMT
Climate Summit of the Americas http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=270

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the Climate Summit of the Americas, held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:06:16 GMT
Queen’s Plate 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=269

The Lieutenant Governor was the guest of honour at the 156th running of The Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 18:16:57 GMT
Team Canada medal celebration http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=268

At the close of the first day of the Pan Am Games, Her Honour celebrated with Team Canada medallists at Canada House.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:07:04 GMT
Opening of Canada House http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=267

Her Honour participated in the official opening of Canada House, Team Canada’s athletes’ village.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 20:57:42 GMT
PanAm torch at Queen’s Park http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=266

During a ceremony at the Legislative Building, Her Honour welcomed the PanAm Games torch to Queen’s Park.

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Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:52:34 GMT
Canada Day 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=265

The Lieutenant Governor travelled to Windsor to celebrate Canada Day.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:34:18 GMT
Willowbank School of Restoration Arts http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=264

Her Honour visited the Willowbank School of Restoration Arts, of which The Prince of Wales is Royal Patron, in Queenston.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:55:40 GMT
Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=263

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed delegates to the Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie, held June 17 and 18, 2015 in Toronto.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:49:44 GMT
Food Banks Canada national conference 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=262

Her Honour addressed the 2015 national conference of Food Banks Canada.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:01:35 GMT
Right To Play tribute dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=261

Her Honour addressed a tribute dinner for Right To Play, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:48:29 GMT
Western University convocation 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=260

The Lieutenant Governor addressed a convocation ceremony at Western University, during which she received an honorary degree.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:41:48 GMT
Luminato Festival 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=259

Her Honour attended the gala opening of the Luminato Festival.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:36:12 GMT
United Empire Loyalists’ Day 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=258

Her Honour attended a flag raising on the occasion of United Empire Loyalists’ Day.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:46:50 GMT
L. M. Montgomery statue unveiling http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=257

Her Honour attended the unveiling of a statute of Anne of Green Gables author L.M. Montgomery, held at the Leaskdale Manse National Historic Site of Canada in Uxbridge.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:40:10 GMT
Visit to Uxbridge http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=256

The Lieutenant Governor conducted a civic visit to Uxbridge.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:37:46 GMT
Niagara Integrated Film Festival 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=255

As part of the Niagara Integrated Film Festival, Her Honour hosted a reception and film première of How To Change The World at the Henry of Pelham Family Estate in St Catharines.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:48:58 GMT
Ride Don’t Hide http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=254

Her Honour attended a Ride Don’t Hide event in Hamilton.

Ride Don’t Hide is a community bike ride hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association with the goal to raise awareness and help break the stigma surrounding mental health.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:25:01 GMT
Rainbow Flag raising 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=253

Her Honour addressed a flag raising ceremony at Queen’s Park to mark the beginning of Pride Week in Toronto.

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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:20:20 GMT
Launch of “Identity: Art Inspired by the Great Lakes” http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=252

Her Honour launched Identity: Art Inspired by the Great Lakes, an exhibition of diverse works that capture the greatness of the Great Lakes through a variety of media.

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 01:07:55 GMT
Order of St John investiture 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=251

As Vice Prior of the Order of St John in Ontario, Her Honour presided at an investiture ceremony of the order.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:47:51 GMT
2799 Army Cadet Corps ceremonial parade http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=250

The Lieutenant Governor attended the 49th annual ceremonial parade of The Queen’s York Rangers 2799 Army Cadet Corps.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:40:03 GMT
Ontario Prayer Breakfast 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=249

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the 2015 Ontario Prayer Breakfast, held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 21:19:45 GMT
David C. Onley Awards 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=248

The Lieutenant Governor presented four outstanding champions of inclusivity with the inaugural David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility.

The award recognizes individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in creating awareness of accessibility and disability issues in their communities.

Her Honour said: “It is my pleasure to recognize the inaugural recipients of the David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility. These four award-winners have helped change attitudes surrounding both physical and invisible disabilities. I thank them for their important contributions towards making our communities more livable spaces for people of all abilities.”

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:12:34 GMT
Stratford Festival 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=247

Her Honour attended the opening of the Stratford Festival.

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Fri, 29 May 2015 20:43:40 GMT
Reach for the Top http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=246

The Lieutenant Governor brought remarks to luncheon guests celebrating Reach for the Top.

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Fri, 29 May 2015 20:42:44 GMT
Visit by the King and Queen of the Netherlands http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=245

Her Honour officially welcomed Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands to Ontario during a courtesy call in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.

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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:02:35 GMT
Ontario Association of Architects annual conference 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=235

Her Honour attended the annual conference of the Ontario Association of Architects, during which she presented the inaugural Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Design Excellence in Architecture. Architectural firms N45 Architecture Inc. and Snøhetta were recognized for their work on the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts in Kingston.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 21:09:44 GMT
Beyond GDP: Development Alternatives to Growth http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=244

The Lieutenant Governor addressed the Beyond GDP: Development Alternatives to Growth conference, held at the Lakeshore Campus of Humber College.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:12:14 GMT
Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=243

Her Honour addressed the Ontario Small Urban Municipalities Conference in Belleville.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:10:47 GMT
Courtesy call with incoming Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=242

Her Honour met with incoming Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders and appointed him an honorary aide-de-camp.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:08:28 GMT
International Museum Day http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=241

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception for the Ontario Museums Association on the occasion of International Museum Day.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:07:08 GMT
Canadian Foreign Policy: Traditions and Transitions http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=240

Her Honour addressed the Canadian Foreign Policy: Traditions and Transitions, a conference organized by the Bill Graham Centre for Contemporary International History and the Canadian International Council and held at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:05:34 GMT
Learning for a Sustainable Future http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=239

Her Honour addressed a dinner held by the organization Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF).

Founded in 1991 by a diverse group of youth, educators, business leaders, government and community members, LSF is a non-profit Canadian organization that was created to integrate sustainability education into Canada’s education system.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 21:18:43 GMT
2015 Ontario Biodiversity Summit http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=238

Her Honour delivered an address at the 2015 Ontario Biodiversity Summit, organized in Niagara Falls by the Ontario Biodiversity Council.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 21:17:04 GMT
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards - May 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=237

The Lieutenant Governor presented The Duke of Edinburgh’s Silver Awards during a ceremony at the Toronto Police College.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 21:14:54 GMT
Visit to Mississauga http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=236

The Lieutenant Governor paid an official visit to Mississauga. Following a ceremonial tree planting and courtesy call with Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Her Honour addressed city councillors and residents during a welcome reception.

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Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:46 GMT
Bata Shoe Museum 20th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=234

The Lieutenant Governor attended 20th anniversary celebrations of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 20:42:16 GMT
Dutch Liberation Festival http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=233

Her Honour addressed the Dutch Liberation Festival, held at Toronto City Hall.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 20:45:32 GMT
The Pirates of Penzance http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=232

Her Honour attended a performance of The Pirates of Penzance by The County Theatre Group at the Regent Theatre in Prince Edward County.

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Thu, 07 May 2015 19:49:02 GMT
PANAMANIA launch http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=231

Her Honour attended the launch of the PANAMANIA arts and cultural festival.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 19:59:51 GMT
Visit to CAMH http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=230

The Lieutenant Governor paid an official visit to the Queen Street West location of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, in Toronto.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 19:15:47 GMT
Book launch: Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=229

Her Honour celebrated the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta by hosting the official launch of Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada by Dr. Carolyn Harris. The book, commissioned by Magna Carta Canada and published by Dundurn Press, complements the national exhibition “Magna Carta: Law, Liberty and Legacy”, which will bring an original copy of the Magna Carta to four Canadian cities later this year.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 18:54:14 GMT
Ontario Police Memorial ceremony of remembrance 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=228

The Lieutenant Governor attended the annual Ontario Police Memorial ceremony at Queen’s Park. Her Honour delivered an address and laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ontario.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 21:29:46 GMT
Civic visit to Prince Edward County http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=227

The Lieutenant Governor paid an official visit to Shire Hall. Following a courtesy call with Mayor Robert Quaiff, Her Honour addressed municipal councillors during a welcome reception.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 21:26:46 GMT
Royal Canadian Humane Association 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=226

Her Honour presided at the bravery awards ceremony of the Royal Canadian Human Association. The Lieutenant Governor is honorary patron of the association’s Ontario branch.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 19:26:51 GMT
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=225

Her Honour welcomed the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:34:08 GMT
Earth Day 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=224

To celebrate Earth Day, the Lieutenant Governor visited St Justin, Martyr Catholic Elementary School in Markham. After a greeting by students, Her Honour viewed student environmental presentations and then addressed an assembly. The day concluded with a tree planting.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:52:44 GMT
Ordre de la Pléiade 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=223

The Lieutenant Governor hosted an investiture ceremony for the Ordre de la Pléiade. Six people were recognized for their commitment to francophone Ontario. This award is conferred by the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:04:53 GMT
Official visit to Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=222

The Lieutenant Governor paid an official visit to Toronto City Hall. Following a courtesy call with Mayor John Tory, Her Honour addressed city councillors during a welcome reception. Her Honour then participated in a roundtable discussion on the topic of environmental sustainability.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:55:45 GMT
Glenn Gould Prize 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=221

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a dinner for jury members of the Glen Gould Prize on the occasion of composer Philip Glass being named the prize’s 11th laureate.

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:27:53 GMT
2015 Couchiching Gala http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=220

Her Honour addressed the annual gala of the Couchiching Institute on Public Affairs.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:24:43 GMT
Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=219

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to present eight exceptional youth with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, the highest honour a young person can achieve for their volunteer contributions in Ontario.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:44:05 GMT
Vital Signs IV conference http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=218

The Lieutenant Governor delivered an address touching on the themes of environmental sustainability and citizen engagement in public policy.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:32:23 GMT
Connecting Water Resources 2015 conference http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=198

Her Honour delivered the closing keynote address during the “Connecting Water Resources 2015: From Knowledge to Action” conference of the Canadian Water Network.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:29:51 GMT
Evergreen Brickworks http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=217

Her Honour visited the Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:51:12 GMT
Opera Atelier http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=216

Her Honour attended a performance of Orpheus and Eurydice as part of the Opera Atelier at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:33:13 GMT
98th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=215

During a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Borden, the Lieutenant Governor marked the 98th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge of the First World War.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:42:53 GMT
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=214

The Lieutenant Governor recognized volunteers and visited with patients during a tour of the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:42:01 GMT
Visit to Barrie http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=213

The Lieutenant Governor paid a civic visit to Barrie. Following a courtesy call with Mayor Mark Brown, Her Honour addressed local representatives during a welcome reception. Her Honour then participated in a roundtable discussion with residents on the topic of the environment and sustainability.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:41:14 GMT
Ontario Model Parliament 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=212

Her Honour addressed participants of the Ontario Model Parliament.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:40:29 GMT
Canada 300 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=211

Her Honour attended a performance of Canada 300, a theatrical production that envisions the Canada of year 2167.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:40:00 GMT
Ontario Research Week http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=210

As part of the Council of Ontario Universities’ Ontario Research Week, Her Honour attended the Big Thinking panel discussion at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:09:44 GMT
Lecture at Queen’s University http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=209

As part of the Principal’s Forum at Queen’s University, Her Honour gave a public lecture entitled “Ideas that Matter: Conversations with Ontarians”.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:04:28 GMT
Spirit Horse launch http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=208

Her Honour attended the launch of “Spirit Horse”, a play and education initiative that will tour 75 schools in southern Ontario.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:36:27 GMT
Visit to London, Ontario http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=207

The Lieutenant Governor conducted an official visit to London, Ontario. Following a courtesy call with Mayor Matt Brown, Her Honour participated in a roundtable discussion with local residents on the subject of “Ontario in the World”.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:24:39 GMT
Ontario Home Economics Association http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=206

Her Honour brought greetings to the annual conference of the Ontario Home Economics Association.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:15:21 GMT
TORONTO 2015 volunteer reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=202

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception in recognition of TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games volunteers. Her Honour welcomed over 200 volunteers, as well as members of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee and PACHI the Porcupine, the games’ official mascot.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:42:30 GMT
Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Circle http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=205

Her Honour hosted a performance and reception as part of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Circle program.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:48:34 GMT
Visit to Oakville http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=204

Her Honour conducted a civic visit to the town of Oakville.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:38:04 GMT
2015 Canada Gairdner Awards announcement http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=203

Her Honour attended the announcement of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards winners.

Among the world’s most esteemed medical research prizes, the awards distinguish Canada as a leader in science and provide a $100,000 prize to each scientist for their work. The Canada Gairdner Awards promote a stronger culture of research and innovation across the country, inspiring the next generation of researchers.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:33:18 GMT
Reserve Force Employer Support Awards 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=200

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a presentation ceremony of the Reserve Force Employer Support Awards. These awards, given by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council, recognize deserving civilian employers and educators who have demonstrated exceptional support for reservist employees.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:56:24 GMT
The World Remembers reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=201

Her Honour hosted a reception in recognition of “The World Remembers”, an initiative aimed to remember all those who perished during the First World War.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 19:39:08 GMT
St Patrick’s Day Luncheon: The Ireland Fund of Canada 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=199

The Lieutenant Governor joined The Ireland Fund of Canada on the occasion of its St Patrick’s Day Luncheon.

The Honourable Hilary M. Weston (Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1997 to 2002) founded The Ireland Fund of Canada in 1978.

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:35:11 GMT
Queen’s York Rangers changeover ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=197

Her Honour attended a changeover ceremony to mark her honorary appointment as Colonel of the Regiment of The Queen’s York Rangers (1st American Regiment), a Primary Reserve unit in the Canadian Army.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:27:29 GMT
Meeting with Alyssa MacLeod http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=196

Her Honour met with Ms. Alyssa MacLeod, Canada’s Inspirational Young Woman (2014).

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:40:17 GMT
Commonwealth Day 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=195

In observance of Commonwealth Day, the Lieutenant Governor attended a service at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto. Her Honour read the annual Commonwealth Day message on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:38:37 GMT
Spring Banquet 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=194

Her Honour attended the Spring Banquet of the Mississauga Board of Chinese Professionals & Businesses.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:37:04 GMT
Junior Citizens of the Year 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=193

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a ceremony to welcome the Ontario Community Newspapers Association’s 12 Junior Citizens of the Year.

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Mon, 09 Mar 2015 20:44:39 GMT
Lifesaving Society 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=192

As honorary patron of the Lifesaving Society, Her Honour hosted the organization’s annual awards presentation.

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Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:19:46 GMT
Order of St John investiture http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=191

Her Honour was invested as a Dame of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. By virtue of office, Her Honour is also Vice Prior of the Order of St John in Ontario.

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Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:32:10 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=190

Her Honour presentedthe Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards to deserving individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to conserving Ontario’s heritage. Individuals, groups, and communities are recognized for demonstrating leadership, commitment, creativity, positive impact on their community and good conservation practices.

Her Honour said: “On behalf of the people of Ontario, I want to thank and congratulate everyone honoured today for their exemplary achievements in conserving our province’s heritage. Our precious natural landscapes and cultural treasures define who we are and what we value. It is through the dedication, excellence and innovation of individuals and communities such as these that Ontario’s heritage will continue to be celebrated and enjoyed by future generations.”

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:48:03 GMT
Legislative Assembly of Ontario Model Parliament 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=189

The Lieutenant Governor met with student participants of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Model Parliament.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:52:52 GMT
Ontario Genomics Institute http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=188

The Lieutenant Governor paid a visit to the Ontario Genomics Institute.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:46:13 GMT
2015 Canadian Screen Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=187

The Lieutenant Governor attended the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:38:59 GMT
iDAPT Centre for Rehabilitation Research http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=186

The Lieutenant Governor paid a visit to the iDAPT Centre for Rehabilitation Research, part of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:33:06 GMT
Middle Eastern and North African delegation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=185

The Lieutenant Governor met with visiting Middle Eastern and North African representatives.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:41:14 GMT
Inspiring Youth Politically http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=184

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed students as part of “Inspiring Youth Politically”, an event organized by the Canadian Black Caucus at Queen’s Park.

“It’s always great to see young people learning about our system of government,” Her Honour said.

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:03:54 GMT
Audience with Her Majesty The Queen http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=183

The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, was received by Her Majesty The Queen during a private audience at Buckingham Palace. Her Majesty met with Her Honour for 20 minutes.

It is customary for representatives of the Crown in Canada to meet with The Queen during their first year in office.​

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:41:34 GMT
Order of Ontario 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=181

The Lieutenant Governor invested 26 remarkable Ontarians into the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:03:22 GMT
British Consul General in Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=182

The Lieutenant Governor met with Mr. Kevin McGurgan, British Consul General in Toronto.

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:41:28 GMT
Osgoode Constitutional Law Society http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=180

Her Honour was joined by Prof. Peter Russell and Father Jacques Monet during a panel discussion about the constitutional role of the Crown in Canada. The event was hosted by the Osgoode Constitutional Law Society.

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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:38:22 GMT
Courtesy call with Gordon Lightfoot http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=178

Her Honour welcomed Mr. Gordon Lightfoot and Ms. Kim Hasse to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:45:50 GMT
Black History Month launch 2015 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=179

The Lieutenant Governor joined the Ontario Black History Society for its Black History Month launch event.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:07:30 GMT
Queen’s Model Parliament http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=177

The Lieutenant Governor delivered the keynote address during the closing gala of the Queen’s Model Parliament.

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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:23:34 GMT
Lincoln Alexander Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=176

Her Honour recognized three youth leaders from across the province for their outstanding efforts to fight racial discrimination and promote positive social change.

The Lincoln M. Alexander Awards are presented each year by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to three Ontarians between the ages of 16 and 25 who have demonstrated leadership in ending racial discrimination.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:43:14 GMT
Visit to Kingston http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=175

The Lieutenant Governor participated in several events in Kingston on January 11, 2015.

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 22:47:40 GMT
2015 New Year’s Levee http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=174

Hundreds of Ontarians and their families came to the provincial capital to celebrate the New Year in the company of the Lieutenant Governor.

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Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:49:42 GMT
Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=173

Her Honour welcomed the Hon. Annemarie Bonkalo, Chief Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice, to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:17:04 GMT
Ambassador of Mongolia http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=172

The Lieutenant Governor met with His Excellency Mr. Radnaabazar Altangerel, Ambassador of Mongolia to Canada.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:10:53 GMT
Visit to Niagara Region http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=171

Her Honour took part in several events during visits to Niaraga-on-the-Lake and St Catharines.

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:58:12 GMT
Christmas Tree lighting 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=170

Before officially lighting a balsam fir donated to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite by Forests Ontario, Her Honour recognized student participants in the organization’s Tree Bee and Envirothon environmental education competitions.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:10:06 GMT
Visit to Sudbury http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=169

The Lieutenant Governor participated in several events in Greater Sudbury on December 5, 2014.

Prior to the visit, Her Honour said: “It is with anticipation that I make my first visit to Sudbury as Lieutenant Governor. I look forward to having the opportunity to listen to local leaders and residents, honour volunteer service, and encourage achievement and excellence. As a northern community, Sudbury is uniquely placed as a leader in balancing economic development and the fragility of our natural habitat. This visit will shine a light on science and education, placing special emphasis on environmental innovation.”

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Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:22:29 GMT
Canadian Paralympic Committee at Queen’s Park http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=168

Her Honour was happy to meet with Canadian Paralympic Team members during a reception at Queen’s Park.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:47:23 GMT
Firefighter and police bravery medals http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=167

The Lieutenant Governor presented 16 firefighters and six police officers with Ontario’s top honours for bravery.

“These extraordinary individuals inspire us with their courage and devotion to the public good. I am privileged to be presenting these medals for bravery to Ontario’s finest firefighters and police officers,” said Her Honour.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:18:40 GMT
Visit to Ottawa http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=166

The Lieutenant Governor paid an official visit to City Hall in Ottawa.

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Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:51:09 GMT
Gordon Lightfoot award presentation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=165

During a concert at Massey Hall in Toronto, Her Honour presented legendary Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot with the inaugural Massey Hall Honours Award.

In her capacity as Lieutenant Governor, Ms. Dowdeswell is Honorary Patron of Massey Hall.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:53:07 GMT
Nature Canada 75th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=164

Her Honour marked the 75th anniversary of Nature Canada and helped kick off “Women for Nature”, a new initiative celebrating women’s leadership in nature conservation. “I am proud to be a founding member of this initiative, an invitation I accepted with enthusiasm,” she said.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:42:23 GMT
Royal Geographical Society of Canada: 2014 College of Fellows Dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=163

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Her Honour hosted a reception to recognize the work of Frontier College on the occasion its annual report on the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps.​

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:24:35 GMT
Sir Shridath Ramphal http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=161

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to receive Sir Shridath Ramphal, former Secretary General of The Commonwealth (1975-1990).​

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:55:21 GMT
Polanyi Prizes 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=160

The Lieutenant Governor attended the presentation of the 2014 Polanyi Prizes.

Her Honour said:

“By honouring this year’s Polanyi Prize recipients, we recognize the important research being done in universities across the province. Past recipients of this prestigious award have made significant contributions to Ontario’s innovation economy and to the everyday lives of the people of this great province. I am confident that this year’s recipients will do the same, and I’d like to congratulate these individuals for their outstanding work!”​

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:11:08 GMT
Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=159

Her Honour attended a presentation ceremony of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award in the presence of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.​

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:15:20 GMT
National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada Awards 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=158

The Lieutenant Governor presided at the awards presentation ceremony of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada. Her Honour recognized the contributions of 39 award recipients.

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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 02:02:10 GMT
Remembrance Day 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=157

The Lieutenant Governor was privileged to take part in a ceremony at Queen’s Park honouring those who have sacrificed in service of Canada.

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:08:48 GMT
James Bartleman Award 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=156

The Lieutenant Governor hosted the annual presentation ceremony of the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award.​

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:53:49 GMT
Légion d’honneur presentation ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=155

The Lieutenant Governor attended the Consulate General of France in Toronto as French General of the Army Hervé Gobilliard invested 12 Canadian World War II veterans into the Légion d’honneur.​

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:50:16 GMT
Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=154

The Lieutenant Governor presided at the annual presentation ceremony of the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship.

“This year’s recipients of the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship are truly representative of what can be achieved by taking initiative and aiming high. Their contributions are ambitious and sustained. These remarkable citizens have positively affected the lives of many in their communities throughout this province. I am delighted to pay tribute to these outstanding Ontarians,” said Her Honour.​​

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:42:56 GMT
Ontario Senior Achievement Awards 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=150

Her Honour presented the Ontario Senior Achievement Award to 20 deserving Ontarians.

“I am delighted to honour these 20 seniors, who have so generously contributed to the strengthening of communities in Ontario—and even throughout the world. Through their leadership, wisdom, and talents, they bring us inspiration. We can create just and sustainable communities in Ontario.”​

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:37:38 GMT
War Story: Liberation screening http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=152

The Lieutenant Governor hosted an advance screening of the History Channel’s “War Story: Liberation”, which tells the story of Canada’s liberation of the Netherlands. Her Honourwas happy to welcome Canadian World War II veterans and Dutch Canadians.​

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:29:51 GMT
Ontario Legislature Intern Programme http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=153

The Lieutenant Governor met with members of the Ontario Legislature Intern Programme.​

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 22:35:59 GMT
Canada, Fall In! http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=151

As part of the International Festival of Authors, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario sponsored “Canada, Fall In!”, a musical tribute to the First World War featuring historian Hugh Brewster and the Elora Festival Singers.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 21:58:13 GMT
Funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=149

The Lieutenant Governor attended the regimental funeral of Corporal Nathan Cirillo, held in Hamilton.​

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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:11:44 GMT
First Poppy 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=148

The Lieutenant Governor received the first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2014 Ontario Poppy Campaign.​

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:11:00 GMT
Meeting with the Toronto police chief http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=147

The Lieutenant Governor officially met Toronto Chief of Police Chief Bill Blair during a courtesy call at Queen’s Park.

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:01:15 GMT
Larry Paikin Literacy Express http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=146

The Lieutenant Governor visited Hamilton to officially open the Larry Paikin Literacy Express, a train car converted in a library, and a new space for young people to work on their reading skills.​

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:36:54 GMT
50th anniversary of Trent University http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=145

Her Honour travelled to Peterborough to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Trent University.​

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:33:27 GMT
2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Games http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=144

Her Honour officially opened the 30th Lieutenant Governor’s Games at Variety Village in Scarborough. Founded by the Hon. John Black Aird, the games are a chance for children of all abilities to participate in sporting activities.​

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:28:31 GMT
Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=143

Her Honour was pleased to attend to attend the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction gala.

“Congratulations to award winner Naomi Klein and to all the nominees,” she says. “It is wonderful to support an initiative of a former Lieutenant Governor.”​

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:55:37 GMT
Courtesy call with the Leader of the Third Party http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=142

Her Honour officially met Ms. Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Third Party.

It is customary for new Lieutenant Governors to hold an introductory courtesy call with the leaders of recognized political parties in the Legislative Assembly.​

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:19:44 GMT
Globalmedic warehouse http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=141

Her Honour visited the GlobalMedic’s warehouse in Mississauga. She visited with relief workers who are shipping medical supplies to Liberia to combat Ebola.

“It is great to again see Ontario’s contributions in the world,” she said.​

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:55:35 GMT
President of Finland http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=140

Her Honour was pleased to welcome His Excellency Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland.​

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 22:08:17 GMT
Courtesy call with the Leader of the Opposition http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=138

Her Honour officially met Mr. Jim Wilson, Leader of the Opposition.

It is customary for new Lieutenant Governors to hold an introductory courtesy call with the leaders of recognized political parties.​

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:02:31 GMT
Visit to the Aga Khan Museum http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=139

The Lieutenant Governor visited the newly opened Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:53:15 GMT
Vari Foundation 30th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=137

Her Honour recognized the philanthropic contributions of the George and Helen Foundation during its 30th anniversary event.​

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:55:36 GMT
Ontario Fire Fighters’ Memorial Service 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=136

Her Honour presided at the annual Ontario Fire Fighters’ Memorial Service at Queen’s Park.​

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:26:22 GMT
Voices of War, Dreams of Peace http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=135

Her Honour attended a commemorative event at St Andrew’s Church in Toronto, which saw one quarter of its parish enlist in the war.​​

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:24:23 GMT
“Dear Sadie” exhibition http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=134

Her Honour officially opened “Dear Sadie”, an exhibition at the Archives of Ontario featuring love letters between a First World War veteran and his partner.​

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:20:14 GMT
We Day 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=133

The Lieutenant Governor was a guest speaker at We Day, which took place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

We Day is a stadium-sized educational event and movement of young people leading local and global change. We Day is tied to the year-long We Act program, which offers free educational resources, student-led campaigns and support materials to help turn the event’s inspiration into sustained activation. We Day is an initiative of Free The Children, an international charity and educational partner that educates, engages and empowers youth to become agents of change.​

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Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:18:30 GMT
Chorley Park plaque unveiling http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=132

Her Honour unveiled a commemorative plaque on the site of Chorley Park, Ontario’s last Government House. Unlike most other provinces, Ontario does not provide the Lieutenant Governor with an official residence.

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:28:19 GMT
President of Germany http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=131

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to welcome His Excellency Mr. Joachim Gauck, President of Germany.​

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:20:47 GMT
Installation of the 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=129

On June 26, 2014, the Prime Minister of Canada announced the appointment of Ms. Elizabeth Dowdeswell as 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Ms. Dowdeswell was sworn into office on September 23, 2014.​​​​​​

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:53:08 GMT
OPP Mess Dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=130

In her first official engagement since being installed as Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour attended the annual Mess Dinner of the Ontario Provincial Police, where she presented The Queen’s Commission to several new Inspectors.​

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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:21:02 GMT
International Indian Film Festival Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=128

In the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, daughter of Mr. Nelson Mandela, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom as part of the International Indian Film Festival Toronto.

His Honour was also pleased to welcome His Excellency Mr. M. M. S. Mdladlana, High Commissioner for South Africa in Canada, and film producer Mr. Anant Singh.​

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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:57:10 GMT
1914-1918: Making of the Modern World Conference http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=127

His Honour hosted a reception in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite for attendees of 1914-1918: Making of the Modern World Conference.​

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:53:47 GMT
2014 Rogers Cup draw http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=126

The Lieutenant Govenor hosted the official draw of the 2014 Rogers Cup. His Honour welcomed World No. 1 male tennis player Novak Djokovic.​

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:51:12 GMT
Prince’s Charities Canada reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=125

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to welcome the Hon. Hilary Weston and Mr. Weston, the Lieutenant Governor-designate Ms. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, and others to salute the work of Prince’s Charities Canada.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:28:26 GMT
Farewell dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=124

The Lieutenant Governor was the guest of honour at a farewell dinner hosted by the Premier.​

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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:32:42 GMT
Queen’s Plate 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=123

The Lieutenant Governor was the guest of honour at the 155th running of The Queen’s Plate, which took place at Woodbine Racetrack.​

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:08:35 GMT
Queen’s Plate reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=122

In advance of the 155th running of the Queen’s Plate, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception for Woodbine Racing and friends of Canadian racing in Ontario. His Honour was pleased to welcome four-legged friend Clyde to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.​

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:06:26 GMT
Intercultural Dialogue Institute 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=121

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to recognize student finalists of the Intercultural Dialogue Institute’s art and essay contest.​

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:44:06 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=120

His Honour was pleased to recognize 11 VQA wines as winners of the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines.

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:40:17 GMT
Swearing-in of MPPs http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=118

In accordance with the constitution, the Lieutenant Governor presided over the swearing-in ceremony of new Members of Provincial Parliament, who took the Oath of Allegiance.​

Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed “O Canada” at the conclusion of the ceremony.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:12:26 GMT
Speech from the Throne 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=119

The Lieutenant Governor delivered the Speech from the Throne, opening the 41st Parliament of Ontario.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:16:28 GMT
WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=117

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed Premier Kathleen Wynne and the co-chairs and attendees of The WorldPride Human Rights Conference 2014 for a WorldPride celebration in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:02:14 GMT
Meeting with the Lieutenant Governor-designate http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=116

The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Onley had an introductory meeting with Lieutenant Governor-designate Elizabeth Dowdeswell.

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:46:47 GMT
National Film Board 75th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=115

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada. His Honour welcomed Claude Joli-Coeur, Acting Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson for the NFB, Anita Lee, Executive producer for the NFB’s Ontario Centre, Katerina Cizek, director of the NFB multi-media project Highrise, as well as many members of the Canadian film community.

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:43:30 GMT
Swearing-in of the Executive Council http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=114

The Lieutenant Governor presided over the swearing-in ceremony of members of the 25th Executive Council of Ontario.​

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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:25:18 GMT
Canada Fall In! http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=113

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and historian Hugh Brewster for Canada Fall In!, a musical commemoration of the First World War.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:55:22 GMT
Lest We Forget - Art exhibition launch http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=112

To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the Lieutenant Governor launched Lest We Forget, a new art exhibition by contemporary artist Charles Pachter.

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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:18:04 GMT
Luminato Festival 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=110

His Honour was delighted to open up the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite in celebration of the Luminato Festival.

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:32:55 GMT
Lieutenant Goveror receives the Premier http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=111

The Lieutenant Governor received the Hon. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, and was formally advised of the results of the election.

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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:57:04 GMT
Whistling Gardens Premiere Peony Canadian Collection Reveal http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=109

The Lieutenant Governor travelled to Whistling Gardens in Wilsonville, Norfolk County, to attend the Peony Canadian Collection Reveal, featuring two collections with over 700 varieties of peonies.​

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Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:33:12 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=108

In partnership with the Institute of Public Administration of Canada in Ontario, His Honour presented the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration to Canadian businessman, academic, and philanthropist Mr. Jim Fleck.

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Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:19:20 GMT
Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=105

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to present seven exceptional youth with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, the highest honour a young person can achieve for their volunteer contributions in Ontario.

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Wed, 14 May 2014 21:17:41 GMT
The Duke of York in Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=107

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception at Fort York National Historic Site in honour of His Royal Highness The Duke of York, who was undertaking a visit to Ontario. As Colonel in Chief of The Queen’s York Rangers (1st American Regiment), the Duke of York participated in the Trooping the Guidon military parade. The Lieutenant Governor, who is Colonel of the Regiment, also was in attendance.

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Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:05:45 GMT
2014 Clarkson Cup reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=106

In the presence of the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada, the Lieutenant Governor paid tribute to team members of the Toronto Furies, winners of the 2014 Clarkson Cup.​

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Fri, 16 May 2014 21:16:22 GMT
Spirit of Hope Benefit http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=104

The Lieutenant Governor attended the Spirit of Hope Benefit, given by the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre For Holocaust Studies.​

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Tue, 13 May 2014 22:36:04 GMT
Ontario Police Memorial ceremony of remembrance 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=103

The Lieutenant Governor attended the annual Ontario Police Memorial ceremony at Queen’s Park. His Honour delivered an address and laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ontario.​

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Wed, 07 May 2014 20:01:43 GMT
International Dance Day http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=102

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a celebration of International Dance Day. Festivities began with a traditional teaching by First Nations Elder Shannon Thunderbird and a video tribute marking the 50th anniversary of the Ontario Arts Council. The highlight of the event was a performance by Kashedance, a contemporary dance company.​

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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:59:20 GMT
Gryphon Trio http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=101

Award-winning Canadian music group Gryphon Trio performed a recital in the Music Room at the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.​

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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:13:08 GMT
Army Ball 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=100

The Lieutenant Governor attended the 10th Army Ball in Gatineau, Québec.​

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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:39:11 GMT
President of Peru http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=99

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed His Excellency Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru, to Ontario.​

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:56:36 GMT
National We Day http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=98

The Lieutenant Governor highlighted the importance of volunteerism and community service before an audience of 16,000 youth and educators.​​

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:26:56 GMT
Sir Oliver Mowat’s restored portrait http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=97

His Honour hosted a reception during which he unveiled the restored portrait of Sir Oliver Mowat, Ontario’s eighth Lieutenant Governor (1897–1903). Carefully treated by the Archives of Ontario, the portrait was uncovered in the company of members of Sir Oliver’s extended family.

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Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:44:52 GMT
Visit to Glendon College http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=96

The Lieutenant Governor was invited to York University’s Glendon College by Professor Radha Persaud to be a guest speaker during a political science class.​

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:53:04 GMT
Sochi 2014 celebration http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=95

During a reception in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park, His Honour paid tribute to Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes from Ontario returning from Sochi 2014.​

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:24:30 GMT
Community Volunteer Award http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=94

His Honour was pleased to present Dr. Marcia Rioux with the Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:41:39 GMT
Ordre de la Pléiade 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=93

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His Honour hosted the 32nd annual Ontario Junior Citizens of the Year Awards ceremony, honouring 12 outstanding young Ontarians for their community involvement.

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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:22:38 GMT
Air Cadet League of Canada http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=90

During a ceremony held in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, His Honour was named an honorary life member of the Air Cadet League of Canada.​

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:50:50 GMT
President of Portugal http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=91

Mr. Onley welcomed His Excellency Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal, to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:56:24 GMT
Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=89

His Honour was joined by the Ontario Heritage Trust to present the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Awards.

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:05:22 GMT
Caring Canadian Awards 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=88

On behalf of His Excellency the Rt. Hon. David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, the Lieutenant Governor presented the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 41 Ontarians during two ceremonies held in the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.​

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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:44:35 GMT
Lieutenant Governor welcomes EU Ambassadors with Ontario wine and cheese http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=87

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed Canadian celebrity chef Jamie Kennedy and heads of mission (ambassadors and high commissioners) of European Union member states to celebrate wines and cheeses produced in Ontario. Mr. Kennedy presented a pairing menu of 100% VQA Ontario wines (all winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines) and cheeses. Members of the Toronto-based Consular Corps, and industry representatives, were also in attendance.

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:06:58 GMT
FIFA World Cup Trophy http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=86

His Honour was thrilled to welcome the FIFA World Cup Trophy to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.​

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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:20:42 GMT
Canada and the Crown - Book launch http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=85

In the presence of Their Excellencies the Governor General and Mrs. Johnston, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to launch Canada and the Crown: Essays on Constitutional Monarchy. The book was edited by Dr. D. Michael Jackson and Dr. Philippe Lagassé and includes a foreword by the Governor General.

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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:20:10 GMT
White Cane Dinner http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=84

The Lieutenant Governor attended the Canadian Council of the Blind’s annual White Cane Dinner. His Honour was pleased to accept the council’s White Cane Week Person of the Year Award.

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 17:07:57 GMT
Meeting with the Israeli Ambassador http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=83

The Lieutenant Governor received His Excellency Rafael Barak, Israeli Ambassador to Canada.​

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Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:39:18 GMT
Canadian citizenship ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=82

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a citizenship ceremony and conferred Canadian citizenship to 35 people.

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:47:53 GMT
Order of Ontario 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=81

In a ceremony at Queen’s Park, the Lieutenant Governor recognized 26 members of the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.​​

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:25:50 GMT
Lincoln M. Alexander Award 2014 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=80

The Lieutenant Governor celebrated the first ever Lincoln Alexander Day in Ontario, coinciding with his birthday. His Honour recognized three young Ontarians with the Lincoln M. Alexander Award in recognition of their leadership in eliminating racial discrimination.

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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:38:14 GMT
CityKids Inclusion Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=79

The Lieutenant Governor hosted the CityKids Inclusion Awards presentation ceremony to honour four organizations that have helped promote healthy childhood development.​

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:54:06 GMT
Sir John A. Macdonald’s 199th birthday http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=78

The Lieutenant Governor attended 199th birthday celebrations for Sir John A. Macdonald, at which he unveiled a bust of Canada’s first Prime Minister sculpted by Canadian artist Ruth Abernethy. The event was hosted by The Macdonald Project and the Law Society of Upper Canada.​

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:43:12 GMT
2014 New Year’s Levee http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=77

Hundreds of Ontarians and their families came to the provincial capital to celebrate the New Year in the company of the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Onley.​​

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Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:52:35 GMT
Christmas tree unveiling 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=75

His Honour officially unveiled a Christmas tree donated by the Ontario Foresty Assocition to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite. Mr. Onley also congratulated student participants in the OFA’s environmental education programs.​

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:33:04 GMT
A Celebration of Life of Nelson Mandela http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=76

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to join with the University of Toronto to honour the life and memory of former South African president Nelson Mandela.​

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:53:33 GMT
2013 Donner Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=74

The 2013 Donner Canadian Foundation Awards for Excellence in the Delivery of Social Serivces were presented during a ceremony at the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.​

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 19:16:32 GMT
Aboriginal Forum first anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=73

His Honour marked the one-year anniversary of the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Forum, an initiative founded to encourage information sharing and collaboration between individuals and organizations interested in the wellbeing of Aboriginal residents of Ontario and their communities. The forum has brought together First Nations leaders, representatives from universities and non-profit groups, and other individuals.​

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Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:31:00 GMT
Royal Lifesaving Society http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=72

As honorary patron of the Royal Lifesaving Society (Ontario), His Honour presented the annual awards of the organization.

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Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:06:04 GMT
Canadian citizenship ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=71

During a citizenship ceremony, the Lieutenant Governor conferred citizenship on 14 new Canadians.

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:13:57 GMT
Remembrance Day 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=70

The Lieutenant Governor placed a wreath during a remembrance ceremony at Sunnybrook Hospital.​

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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:56:08 GMT
Meeting with Stephanie Dixon http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=69

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed Paralympian Stephanie Dixon and Martin Richard and François Robert, members of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, to Queen’s Park.​

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 23:14:18 GMT
Remembrance Sunday http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=68

The Lieutenant Governor commemorated Remembrance Sunday in company of members of 25 Field Ambulance, of which he is Honorary Colonel-in-Chief.​

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:59:08 GMT
Ontario Historical Society 125th anniversary http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=67

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Ontario Historical Society. As have his predecessors, His Honour serves as Honorary Patron of the society.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:00:10 GMT
2013 Canadian Screen Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=66

The Lieutenant Governor attended a reception in advance of the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards.

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Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:06:49 GMT
Reimagining Accessibility awards ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=65

In the presence of Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, joined with OCAD University president Dr. Sara Diamond to honour the finalists of the Reimagining Accessibility international student design challenge.​

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:31:54 GMT
First Poppy 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=64

The Lieutenant Governor received the first poppy of the Royal Canadian Legion’s 2013 Ontario Poppy Campaign.​​

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 19:28:14 GMT
Visit by The Princess Royal http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=63

His Honour welcomed Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park. The Princess Royal visited with alumni of the Duke of Edinburgh Commonwealth Study Conference, members of the Royal Victorian Order Association (Canada), and others.

Her Royal Highness last visited Ontario in 2007.​

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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 22:11:36 GMT
Ontario Senior Achievement Awards 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=62

His Honour presented the Senior Achievement Awards to 20 outstanding Ontarians.

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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:53:05 GMT
Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=61

The Lieutenant Governor honoured eight remarkable Ontarians with the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship.​

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:47:48 GMT
2013 James Bartleman Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=60

His Honour presented the James Bartleman Aboriginal Youth Creative Writing Award to six talented young Ontarians.​​​

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:54:29 GMT
Hilary M. Weston Scholarship 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=59

His Honour was delighted to welcome the Hon. Hilary M. Weston to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite on the occasion of the 2013 Hilary M. Weston Scholarship awards ceremony, where two graduate students were honoured.​​​

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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:53:51 GMT
Northern Ontario Tour http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=58

From Friday, August 9 to Saturday, August 10, His Honour travelled to Northern Ontario to participate in a series of events and visit with the people and communities of the region.

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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:20:12 GMT
Simcoe Day at Fort York http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=57

On the occasion of Simcoe Day, His Honour travelled to Fort York National Historic Site to celebrate John Graves Simcoe, first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada and influential figure in the abolition of slavery in British North America. His Honour also attended celebrations of Emancipation Day (August 1).​

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Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:29:31 GMT
Emancipation Day reception http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=56

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed members and friends of the Ontario Black History Society to Queen’s Park in advance of Emancipation Day.

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Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:18:50 GMT
Charles Pachter exhibition opening http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=55

His Honour attended the opening of an exhibition by renowned Canadian artist Charles Pachter at the Orillia Museum of Art and History.

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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:33:26 GMT
Eabametoong First Nation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=54

Her Honour joined former Lieutenant Governor James Bartleman on a trip to Eabametoong First Nation in support of the Lieutenant Governor’s Aboriginal Summer Reading Camps, an initiative begun by Mr. Bartleman. This program is administered by Frontier College.​​

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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 16:33:28 GMT
2013 Wine Awards presentation ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=53

His Honour was happy to present the 2013 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines to 12 deserving VQA wines. This year’s recipients come from Niagara and Prince Edward County.

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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:14:41 GMT
2013 Wine Tour http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=52

His Honour was accompanied by members of Ontario’s consular corps during a tour of wine country in Prince Edward County. The group visited Exultet Estates and Huff Estates Winery, both winners of the 2013 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Ontario Wines. It is through trips like these that the Lieutenant Governor helps promote Ontario’s wine industry.

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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:05:06 GMT
Canada Day http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=51

The Lieutenant Governor officially kicked off Canada Day celebrations on the front lawn of Queen’s Park. His Honour then attended a reception for members of Ontario’s consular corps.

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Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:40:58 GMT
Call to the Bar 2013 http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=50

The Lieutenant Governor spoke at the annual Call to the Bar ceremony of the Law Society of Upper Canada. His Honour also received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 19:29:35 GMT
Visit to KI First Nation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=49

To mark National Aboriginal Day, Her Honour joined Her Excellency Mrs. Sharon Johnston during a visit to Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation.​

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:20:55 GMT
David Onley Park http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=48

The Lieutenant Governor returned to his hometown of Midland to attend the dedication of a park named in his honour.​

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:51:40 GMT
Luminato Festival http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=47

His Honour was delighted to open up the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite in celebration of the Luminato Festival following a performance of Feng Yi Ting, composed by Guo Wenjing and directed by Atom Egoyan.​

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:27:35 GMT
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=46

His Honour presided at a presentation of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Silver Award.

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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:23:06 GMT
The Audience http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=45

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the Lieutenant Governor joined Ontarians for a live screening of the theatrical production The Audience.

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:41:20 GMT
Canadian Association of Muslims with Disabilities http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=43

The Lieutenant Governor welcomed the Canadian Association of Muslims with Disabilities to Queen’s Park and hosted a roundtable discussion focussing on residential service needs for disabled members of Ontario’s Muslim communities.

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:25:53 GMT
The Royal Anglian Regiment http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=42

His Honour attended Fort York as the Corps of Drums of 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment (UK) and the Regimental Band of the 48th Highlanders of Canada performed the military ceremony of beating retreat.​

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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:13:41 GMT
Ordre de la Pléiade http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=41

The Lieutenant Governor presented the Ordre de la Pléiade to recipients from Ontario.

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Fri, 07 Jun 2013 17:01:34 GMT
Coronation 60th anniversary celebration http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=40

In recognition of this historic milestone in the life our Queen and country, the Lieutenant Governor hosted a celebratory event featuring Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, under the direction of Noel Edison. His Honour addressed invited guests on the significance of the Queen’s life of service, followed by a choral concert of songs played at the Coronation ceremony in 1953 and a historical narration by Hugh Brewster.

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Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:56:07 GMT
Courtesy call with the President of Chile http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=39

The Lieutenant Governor was delighted to welcome His Excellency Sebastián Piñera, President of the Republic of Chile, to Ontario during his state visit to Canada.​

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Tue, 04 Jun 2013 16:05:00 GMT
Meeting with Liona Boyd http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=38

His Honour met with guitarist Liona Boyd at the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.

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Wed, 29 May 2013 20:14:13 GMT
Intercultural Dialogue Institute http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=37

His Honour hosted members and friends of the Intercultural Dialogue Institute in Ontario at the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park. His Honour offered remarks, followed by a reception.

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Mon, 27 May 2013 19:25:30 GMT
Meeting with Hélène Campbell http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=36

His Honour welcomed Hélène Campbell to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park.​

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Thu, 23 May 2013 20:00:13 GMT
Courtesy call with the President of Estonia http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=31

The Lieutenant Governor was delighted to welcome His Excellency Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia, to Ontario during his state visit to Canada.​

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Mon, 06 May 2013 15:02:27 GMT
Visit to Renison University College http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=34

His Honour attended the official opening of an extention to Renison University College at the University of Waterloo.​

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Mon, 13 May 2013 20:14:30 GMT
Prince’s Foundation for Building Community Canada http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=35

The Lieutenant Governor hosted a reception to kick off three days of events for the Prince’s Foundation for Building Community Canada.​

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Wed, 15 May 2013 16:20:45 GMT
Unveiling of Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe’s artifacts http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=33

The Lieutenant Governor joined Ontario Heritage Trust at its Parliament Interpretive Centre to commemorate the bicentennial of the 1813 battle and occupation of York.

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Wed, 08 May 2013 17:04:50 GMT
Ontario Police Memorial ceremony of remembrance http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=32

The Lieutenant Governor delivered an address and laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Ontario at this annual memorial service for the province’s fallen police officers.​

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Mon, 06 May 2013 18:04:17 GMT
200th anniversary of the Battle of York http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=30

The Lieutenant Gove​rnor was delighted to participate in a military parade and series of events at Fort York commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of York.

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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 16:12:06 GMT
Prince Philip in Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=29

His Honour was delighted to welcome His Royal Highness the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite during his visit to Toronto. The Duke of Edinburgh, who is Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Canadian Regiment, took part in a number of events with its 3rd Batallion.​

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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:51:36 GMT
Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=28

The Lieutenant Governor was pleased to present nine exceptional youth with the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, the highest honour a young person can achieve for their volunteer contributions in Ontario.

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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:35:34 GMT
Visit to Craig Kielburger Secondary School http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=27

The Lieutenant Governor visited Craig Kielburger Secondary School in Milton, where he commended students for their extensive volunteer activities. His Honour also learned about Free The Children’s “We Are Silent” initiative​, which was established in 2004 in solidarity with child labourers and other “voiceless” youth.

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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:17:20 GMT
Army Cadet League of Canada: Vimy Ridge commemorative coin presentation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=26

His Honour was pleased to accept from army cadets a commemorative coin marking the Canadian effort in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The Lieutenant Governor is Honorary Patron of the Army Cadet League of Canada (Ontario).

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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:17:37 GMT
Working luncheon: Women Build Ambassadors, Habitat for Humanity Toronto http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=25

Their Honours welcomed members of Habitat for Humanity Toronto’s Women Build Team to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite for a working lunch where they heard about the work of the program and expressed their support for the initiative.​

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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:41:25 GMT
Piano recital http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=24

Their Honours held a recital to mark the unveiling of a baby grand piano donated to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite.​

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Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:34:13 GMT
Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=23

On behalf of His Excellency the Governor General, His Honour presented the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 17 Ontarians in recognition of their remarkable record of service to others.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 17:07:10 GMT
St Patrick’s Day Luncheon: The Ireland Fund of Canada http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=21

The Lieutenant Governor joined The Ireland Fund of Canada on the occasion of its 30th anniversary St Patrick’s Day Luncheon.​

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Fri, 08 Mar 2013 19:53:12 GMT
Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Awards http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=22

The Lieutenant Governor presided over the presentation ceremony of the 2012 Ontario Junior Citizen of the Year Awards. Afterwards, a reception was held for recipients and invited guests.

This awards program is administered by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association.​

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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:45:04 GMT
Final Diamond Jubilee Medal presentation ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=20

His Honour hosted Ontario’s final presentation of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, during which 15 Ontarians were honoured for their achievements and service to the province.

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Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:29:09 GMT
Blind Hockey Tournament http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=19

His Honour attended the opening ceremonies of the 2013 Courage Canada National Blind Hockey Tournament and dropped the puck at the first match.​

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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 01:00:56 GMT
Swearing-in ceremony http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=17

As is constitutionally required, the Lieutenant Governor presided over the swearing-in of Premier Kathleen Wynne and the 25th Executive Council of Ontario.

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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 03:19:59 GMT
Speech from the Throne http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=18

The Lieutenant Governor read the Speech from the Throne, thus opening the second session of the 40th Parliament of Ontario.​

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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:22:03 GMT
Order of Ontario investiture http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=16

In a ceremony at Queen’s Park, the Lieutenant Governor invested 25 remarkable citizens into the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest honour.​

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Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:13:20 GMT
2011 Parapan American Games http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=14

His Honour represented Ontario at the closing ceremonies of the 2011 Parapan American Games, where he received the Parapan American Games flag on behalf of 2015 host Toronto.

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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 22:33:01 GMT
2012 Summer Paralympics http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=12

The Lieutenant Governor travelled to London on the occasion of the Summer Paralympic Games to act as a representative with the province of Ontario.

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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:14:11 GMT
Concluding Diamond Jubilee Gala http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=10

Their Honours the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Onley were pleased to host a Diamond Jubilee Gala to present the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to members of the Order of Canada residing in Ontario, members of the Order of Ontario, and other deserving individuals. This event marked the end of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee.

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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:21:37 GMT
Diamond Jubilee Medal presentation http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=9

​His Honour welcomed the Prime Minister to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite at Queen’s Park. Mr. Harper joined the Lietenant Governor in presenting the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to 17 exemplary citizens of Ontario.​

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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 17:30:48 GMT
LG TIFF Party http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=8

His Honour welcomed to the Lieutenant Governor’s Suite Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex in celebration of the Toronto International Film Festival and the Canadian film industry. Atom Egoyan, Piers Handling, and Michèle Maheux received Diamond Jubilee medals.​

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:07:12 GMT
Diamond Jubilee Gala http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=7

Their Honours were pleased be joined by Their Excellencies the Governor General and Mrs. Johnston as they host a Diamond Jubilee Gala to present the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to members of the Order of Canada residing in Ontario and members of the Order of Ontario.

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Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:55:21 GMT
2013 New Year’s Levee http://www.lgontario.ca/en/events/pages/eventdetails.aspx?eventid=6

Hundreds of Ontarians and their families came to the provincial capital to celebrate the New Year in the company of the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Onley.​​

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Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:01:14 GMT