List of awards presented by the Governor General of Canada

Infobox vice-regal
fedrealm = Canada
crest = Crest of the Governor-General of Canada.svg


incumbent = Michaëlle Jean
his/her = Her
style = Canada
appointed_by = Elizabeth II
first_gg = Viscount Monck
date = July 1, 1867
This is a list of awards presented by the Governor General of Canada. The Governor General presents awards to recognize those people who have demonstrated excellence or exceptional dedication to service in ways that bring special credit to the country.

Awards

* Governor General's Caring Canadian Award
* Governor General's Award
* Governor General's Academic Medal
* Governor General's Literary Award
* Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts
* Governor General's Performing Arts Award; established in 1992 by Ramon John Hnatyshyn
* Governor General's International Award for Canadian Studies
* Governor General's Medal in Architecture
* Governor General's Flight For Freedom Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literacy, established in 1992 by the Right Honourable Ramon John Hnatyshyn
* Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case
* Governor General's Award for Safety in the Workplace; established by Jeanne Sauvé
* Governor General's Conservation Award; established by Edward Schreyer in 1981
* Governor General's Fencing Award; established in 1965 by Georges Vanier
* The Michener Award
* John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Arts
* Excellence in Teaching Canadian History
* Jeanne Sauvé Fair Play Award; recognizing national amateur athletes who best demonstrate fair play and non-violence in sport

Other

* Mentioned in Dispatches
* Commander-in-Chief Unit Commendation

ee also

* List of Canadian awards
* List of awards named after Governors General of Canada

References

* [http://www.gg.ca/honours/index_e.asp Governor General of Canada - Index of awards]


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