David Lloyd JohnstonCC CMM COM CD FRSC(hon) (born June 28, 1941) is a Canadian academic, author and statesman who is the current Governor General of Canada, the 28th since Canadian Confederation.
Johnston was born and raised in Ontario, studying there before enrolling at Harvard University and later Cambridge and Queen's Universities. He then went on to work as a professor at various post-secondary institutions in Canada, eventually serving administrative roles as dean of law at the University of Western Ontario, principal of McGill University, and president of the University of Waterloo. At the same time, Johnston involved himself with politics and public service, moderating political debates and chairing commissions in both the federal and provincial spheres, his most renowned ...
OTTAWA, ONTARIO - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Commander-in-Chief, will participate in a special candlelight ceremony on the eve of Vimy Ridge Day, to pay tribute to the 94th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. This event, the first of its kind, will be held at the National War Memorial, in Confederation Square, in Ottawa, on Friday, April 8, 2011, at 7 p.m.
On the eve of Vimy Ridge Day, more than 125 students from across the country will lead the candlelight vigil ceremony as delegates of the Encounters with Canada program, ...
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Today's dissolution of Parliament, and then possible manoeuvring to form a government after a new election, will put Gov. Gen. David Johnston firmly into the political spotlight.
It's a break from the ceremonial duties that form the lion's share of the Governor General's responsibilities, but one for which Johnston appears better suited than his three predecessors, all of them former journalists.
Johnston was a law professor for much of his life and was previously president of the University of Waterloo. He has law degrees from Queen's University in Kingston and the University of ...
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Governor general David Johnston was the highest paid academic in Ontario for 2010. Johnston earned $1,056,813 as president of the University of Waterloo, a post he held until being sworn in for his current role last fall. In fact, not only was Johnston the highest paid academic in the province, he was the second highest paid public servant overall, according to the government’s sunshine list which publishes the names of public employees who earn more than $100,000. Ontario Power Generation President and CEO Tom Mitchell topped the list at $1,335,000.
Source: Macleans OnCampus (March ...
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Message from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor ... - Marketwire (press release)
Message from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor ...Marketwire (press release)Message from His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, on the Occasion of National Volunteer Week. OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 21, 2013) - There is a saying that volunteers are paid in smiles, and ...and more »
Governor-general delivers unusually blunt message on Earth Day asking ... - National Post
National PostGovernor-general delivers unusually blunt message on Earth Day asking ...National PostDavid Johnston said Canadians “are bound together by a shared love of the land — the ocean coasts, tall mountains, open fields, quiet forests and frozen tundra that compose Canada's rugged and majestic landscape. “It would be a grave error to take all ...and more »
Message from Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston ... - Marketwire (press release)
Vancouver SunMessage from Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston ...Marketwire (press release)Message from Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston on the Occasion of Mental Health Week. OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - In a given year, one in five ...The Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health Celebrates the ...Canada NewsWire (press release)all 155 news articles »
Governor General David Johnston recognizes Renfrew County volunteers - Pembroke Daily Observer
Governor General David Johnston recognizes Renfrew County volunteersPembroke Daily ObserverMike Wright (left), long-time volunteer with the Renfrew County United Way, received the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award from His Excellency David Johnston during a special visit to Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley Tuesday morning to ...and more »