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

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Dedication of Taylor House
Dedication of Taylor House
July 6, 2015 - The Governor General joined the Commissioner of Yukon and the Premier of Yukon to dedicate the historic Taylor House as Yukon’s Government House, home of the Office of the Commissioner in Whitehorse. 
Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows
Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Spruce Meadows
Saturday, July 4, 2015 - During their visit to Calgary, Their Excellencies attended the Queen Elizabeth II Cup competition at Spruce Meadows, which features the best show jumping athletes and horses from throughout the Americas and Europe.
Canada Day Message
Canada Day Message

July 1st, 2015 —Happy Canada Day, everyone! 

Canada Day Noon Show
Canada Day Noon Show
July 1st, 2015 - The Governor General and Mrs. Johnston attended the Canada Day Noon Show on Parliament Hill.
Order of Canada Appointments
Order of Canada Appointments
July 1, 2015 - The Governor General announced today 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Established in 1967, the Order recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. 
Pan Am  Games Torch Relay
Pan Am Games Torch Relay
June 30, 2015 - The Governor General was one of more than 3 000 torchbearers carrying the Pan Am flame across Canada.
Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard
Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard
June 25, 2015 - Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada invited members of the public to join him for the annual Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard and the launch of Storytime, on the grounds of Rideau Hall,
Military and Bravery Decorations
Military and Bravery Decorations
June 26, 2015 - His Excellency presented 30 Meritorious Service Decorations (Military Division) and 8 Bravery Decorations to members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and allied forces during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. 
Visit to Guelph
Visit to Guelph
June 25, 2015 - The Governor General was in Guelph. He attended the dedication and unveiling of the LCol John McCrae Statue, visited the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market and delivered a keynote address at the Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala.
FarmWorks
FarmWorks
June 25, 2015 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston visited and participated in activities at FarmWorks, a social enterprise offering at-risk youth a space to develop skills while learning about food and agriculture.