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  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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Anzac Centenary Service
Anzac Centenary Service
April 25, 2015 - The Governor General marked the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day. He laid a wreath to pay tribute to the Australian and New Zealander soldiers who were killed during the Gallipoli Campaign, on April 25, 1915.
Letters of Credence
Letters of Credence
April 23, 2015 - The Governor General welcomed to Canada two new heads of mission from Macedonia and Japan.
Conference on Mental Health
Conference on Mental Health
April 23, 2015 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston delivered remarks during the opening ceremonies of the Canadian Educators Conference on Mental Health.
Visit to Halifax
Visit to Halifax
April 22, 2015 - Their Excellencies conducted a one-day visit to Halifax focused on education, innovation, and mental health. Her Excellency visited Laing House to speak with youth living with mental illness and participated in a wool felting workshop.
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
April 17, 2015 - 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.
Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers
Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers
April 16, 2015 - Their Excellencies donned aprons and put their culinary skills to the test as they help make soup with volunteers from Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers.
Courtesy Call
Courtesy Call
April 15, 2015 - The Governor General met today with His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, at Rideau Hall.
Caring Canadian Award Presentation Ceremony
Caring Canadian Award Presentation Ceremony
April 14, 2015 - His Excellency presented the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 49 volunteers from various sectors of society, during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. This event marked the 20th anniversary of the creation of the award.
Discussion on Education with CCCE
Discussion on Education with CCCE
April 13, 2015 - His Excellency participated in a panel discussion on how to improve post-secondary education, organized by the Canadian Council of Chief Executives.
Volunteer Recognition
Volunteer Recognition
April 13, 2015 - On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, Her Excellency presented the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award to 16 volunteers from The Ottawa Hospital and its Foundation