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  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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President of Peru’s State Visit
President of Peru’s State Visit
April 9, 2014 - Their Excellencies welcomed His Excellency Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru, and his wife, Mrs. Nadine Heredia, to Rideau Hall, on the occasion of their State visit to Canada.
National We Day
National We Day
April 9, 2014 - The Governor General attended the National We Day event to share his views on the importance of giving and volunteering in the community during an on-stage conversation with Craig Kielburger, co-founder of Free the Children.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
April 8, 2014 - The Governor General received the letters of credence of two new ambassadors from the United States of America and the Argentine Republic.
Ottawa Hospital Volunteer Recognition Event
Ottawa Hospital Volunteer Recognition Event
April 7, 2014 - On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, the Governor General  presented the Caring Canadian Award to three dedicated Ottawa Hospital volunteers.
Caring Canadian Award Presentation Ceremony
Caring Canadian Award Presentation Ceremony
April 7, 2014 - On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, the Governor General presented the Caring Canadian Award to 46 volunteers from various sectors.
National Volunteer Week 2014
National Volunteer Week 2014
April 6 to 12, 2014 - Their Excellencies will participate in a variety of activities to highlight National Volunteer Week.
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
April 3, 2014 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada recognized the promotion of Canadian Forces members during a Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony held at Rideau Hall.
Courtesy Call
Courtesy Call
April 2, 2014 - The Governor General met with His Excellency Dr. Mustapha Ben Jaâfar, President of the National Constituent Assembly of the Republic of Tunisia, at Rideau Hall.
 2014 Daffodil Campaign
2014 Daffodil Campaign
April 1, 2014 - Their Excellencies received a bouquet of daffodils and pins from two young cancer patients to mark the beginning of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Campaign for 2014.
Glenn Gould Prize
Glenn Gould Prize
March 31, 2014 - His Excellency presented the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize to Robert Lepage in recognition of his artistic excellence and his lifetime devotion to the arts during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.