Books written by David Johnston


Signal | October 9, 2018 | 256 pages
From our esteemed former Governor General--and author of the bestsellers The Idea of Canada and Ingenious--a very timely guide for restoring personal, community, and national trust. Canada's enduring success has been based on trust--trust in each other; in our businesses, organizations, and... More Info

The Idea of Canada

Signal | April 14, 2016 | 320 pages
"Touching on a wide range of topics ranging from learning, the law, kindness and courage, to the monarchy, Aboriginal education, justice, bilingualism, mental health and hockey, David Johnston has always used the letter writing form to tackle the passions, challenges, and goals of his incredibly... More Info


Signal | March 15, 2017 | 248 pages
To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Governor General David Johnston and Tom Jenkins have crafted a richly illustrated volume of brilliant Canadian innovations whose widespread adoption has made the world a better place. From Bovril to BlackBerrys, lightbulbs to liquid helium, peanut butter to... More Info