Governor General David Johnston New Year’s Message

Governor General David Johnston 2014 New Year's Message
Governor General David Johnston New Year's Message

Canada is a Country of Hope – Governor General

OTTAWA – “There is so much good in our country”, shared Governor General David Johnson. “When we add up all the moments in our country where we all come together

“The New Year is a blank slate full of possibility,” added Johnson.

By celebrating generosity and developing new approaches to philanthropy and volunteerism, Their Excellencies seek to renew and deepen Canada’s commitment to caring. “By offering our time, talent and resources, we can all play a role in bridging the gap that undermines hope in our society,” says the Governor General.

Philanthropy and volunteerism are grounded in the understanding that everyone has something to give and to gain by sharing. This wonderful reciprocity of giving has been a constant throughout Canada’s history, and by celebrating an