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  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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State Visit to Poland - Day 1
State Visit to Poland - Day 1
October 23, 2014 - The Governor General was welcomed to Poland by President Bronislaw Komorowski during an official welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace, in Warsaw.
2014 National Poppy Campaign
2014 National Poppy Campaign
October 21, 2014 - His Excellency received the symbolic first poppy of the 2014 National Poppy Campaign during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
October 21, 2014 - The Governor General presented 45 Medals of Bravery at a ceremony at Rideau Hall. This honour recognizes people who risked their lives to try to save or protect the lives of others.
2014 Persons Case
2014 Persons Case
October 20, 2014 - His Excellency presented the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case to five laureates during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Unveiling of Georges P. Vanier Statue
Unveiling of Georges P. Vanier Statue
October 17, 2014 - The Governor General took part in the unveiling of a statue in memory of General the Right Honourable Georges P. Vanier during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec.
150th Anniversary of the Quebec Conference
150th Anniversary of the Quebec Conference
October 17, 2014 - The Governor General delivered remarks at the event, The Quebec Conference, 1864: 150 years later, which took place at the Musée de la civilisation, in the City of Québec.
2015 Canada Winter Games
2015 Canada Winter Games
October 16, 2014 - During the ceremonial lighting of the torch for the 2015 Canada Winter Games on Parliament Hill, His Excellency proclaimed 2015 as the Year of Sport in Canada.
From Memory to Remembrance
From Memory to Remembrance
October 16, 2014 - The Governor General marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands as part of the From Memory to Remembrance lecture series at the Canadian War Museum.
Visit to Beaconsfield
Visit to Beaconsfield
October 15, 2014 - During his visit to Beaconsfield, His Excellency attended the official inauguration ceremony for Heroes Park and Cenotaph.
State Visit by President of Finland
State Visit by President of Finland
October 9, 2014 - Their Excellencies welcomed His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland, and his wife, Mrs. Jenni Haukio, to Rideau Hall.