download the 2017 ggpaa media kit


Watch the 2017 recipient announcement from The Canada Council for the Arts offices

Save the date for the 2017 Gala, June 29th at the National Arts Centre.

Tweet with us @GovGPAA #ggawards.

The Governor General's Performing Arts Awards are pleased to welcome Birks as presenting sponsor for the GGPAA Gala.

Recipient news

Theatre was his life's work: Paul Hébert, actor, director, and founder of six Quebec theatres, has died. He was 92. Condolences to his family, friends, and fans.

Congratulations to all the JUNO award winners. We were thrilled to see special recognition of Sarah McLachlan and Buffy Sainte-Marie, and awards for The Tragically Hip, Janina Fialkowska, and Leonard Cohen.

Find laureate news, announcment videos and more on our blog.

GGPAA Social media