The Honourable David C. Onley,
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
The Honourable David C. Onley was appointed Ontario’s 28th Lieutenant Governor following a distinguished career as a broadcaster. He is renown for championing disability issues.
In his role as Lieutenant Governor, he has adopted two causes: the first is to promote accessibility as that which enables people to achieve their full potential. The second is to continue the Aboriginal Youth Literacy Programs implemented by his predecessor and to twin-track the programs to include a computer literacy initiative.
He is a best-selling author, holds eight honorary degrees, was inducted into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame and is the recipient of a number of awards including The Rick Hansen Award and The Courage to Come Back Award.