The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) are Canada’s foremost distinction for excellence in the performing arts. The awards recognize a stellar array of artists and arts volunteers for their outstanding contribution to culture in Canada and abroad. The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards were Created in 1992 under the patronage of the Right Honourable […]
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For the first time in its seven-year history, Red Bull Global Rallycross headed to Canada for a championship event. On Saturday June 17 and Sunday June 18, Red Bull GRC visited Ottawa for two rounds of action at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.
The Order of Canada was created in 1967, during Canada’s centennial year, to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Since its creation, more than 6 000 people from all sectors of society have been invested into the Order.Rick Mercer Sarah PolleyChantal Kreviazuk
Carl Honoré is a Canadian journalist, author and TED speaker who wrote the internationally best-selling book In Praise of Slowness: How A Worldwide Movement Is Challenging the Cult of Speed about the Slow Movement. Carl was gracious enough to pose for a quick portrait while he is in Ottawa to give the keynote speech at the Orléans […]
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, accompanied by his wife, Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, presented the 2013 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA) during a ceremony at Rideau Hall, on Friday, May 31, 2013. GGPAA for Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award Laureates Andrew Dawes, violinist and teacher Daniel Lanois, record producer, songwriter […]