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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
February 12, 2016 - The Governor General presided over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall and bestowed the honour on 47 deserving Canadians.
Courtesy Call with Ban Ki-moon
Courtesy Call with Ban Ki-moon
February 12, 2016 - The Governor General met with His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General, at Rideau Hall.
Visit to Washington, D.C. - Day 2
Visit to Washington, D.C. - Day 2

February 11, 2016 - The Governor General toured 1776 and discussed ways to solve existing challenges in driving innovation in the education industry.  

Visit to Washington, D.C. - Day 1
Visit to Washington, D.C. - Day 1

February 10, 2016 - The Governor General, as commander-in-chief of Canada, visited Arlington National Cemetery and laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
February 8, 2016 - A presentation of Decorations for Bravery paid tribute to the bravery of security services members who responded to the tragic events of October 22, 2014, on Parliament Hill.
Visit to Toronto
Visit to Toronto
February 5, 2016 – His Excellency toured the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre and thanked veterans for their service to our country.
Funeral of Ronald D. Southern
Funeral of Ronald D. Southern
January 28, 2016 - Their Excellencies attended the funeral ceremony and celebration of life of Ronald D. Southern, in Calagary.
Arctic Inspiration Prize Awards Ceremony
Arctic Inspiration Prize Awards Ceremony
January 27, 2016 — His Excellency participated in the presentation of the annual Arctic Inspiration Prize. 
Memorial Service for Maurice Strong
Memorial Service for Maurice Strong
January 27, 2016 - The Governor General attended the memorial service for the Honourable Maurice Strong, P.C., C.C. in Ottawa.
Bell Let's Talk Day
Bell Let's Talk Day
January 27, 2016 - To mark Bell Let’s Talk Day, Their Excellencies met with members of the First Peoples Innovation Centre in Gatineau. Earlier in the day, Her Excellency had a discussion with staff from the Lanark County Mental Health in Carleton Place.