Governor General to Present Honours in Moncton

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present honours during a ceremony on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Moncton Wesleyan Celebration Centre, in Moncton, New Brunswick.

More than 50 Canadians will be recognized for their excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service with one of the following honours: the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, the Decorations for Bravery, the Meritorious Service Decorations, or the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. The ceremony will be streamed live online at, starting at 2 p.m. (ADT).

The Governor General presents honours on behalf of all Canadians in communities across the country to help share inspiring stories, celebrate tremendous contributions to our society and connect with Canadians. From community volunteers to astronauts, from actors to members of the military, from scholars to everyday citizens, hundreds of Canadians earn our applause and gratitude. For more information about honours or to nominate someone who inspires you, visit

A media schedule for the ceremony, background information on the honours being presented in Moncton (Annex A), and a list of recipients and their citations (Annex B) are attached.