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

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Change of Command
Change of Command
July 17, 2015 - Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada presided over the ceremony marking the Change of Command of the Canadian Armed Forces from General Tom Lawson to Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance, who has been promoted to General.
Pan American Games - Day 2
Pan American Games - Day 2

July 11, 2015 - The Governor General presented the gold medal to Canada's synchronized swimming team.

Pan American Games - Day 1
Pan American Games - Day 1
July 10, 2015 - The Governor General attended the Opening Ceremonies of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games during which he officially declared the Games open.
Pan American Games - Day 1
Pan American Games - Day 1
July 10, 2015 - Their Exellencies attended the official opening of the first-ever Canada House at the Pan Am Games. They were joined by Canadian Olympic Committee executive members, government representatives and Team Canada chef de mission and athletes for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. 
Wildfires Evacuees
Wildfires Evacuees
July 8, 2015 - Their Excellencies were in Regina to show their support for those affected by Saskatchewan's wildfires.
Inaugural Presentation of the Polar Medal
Inaugural Presentation of the Polar Medal
July 8, 2015 - The Governor General presented the newly created Polar Medal to 10 recipients during an inaugural ceremony held in Whitehorse, Yukon. The medal celebrates Canada’s northern heritage and recognizes persons who render extraordinary services in the polar regions and in Canada’s North.
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.