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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette

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Reception by the Government of Canada
Reception by the Government of Canada
October 2, 2017 - In the evening, a reception in honour of
Ms. Payette’s installation as Canada’s 29th governor general was hosted by the Government of Canada.
Official Arrival at Rideau Hall
Official Arrival at Rideau Hall
October 2, 2017 - Upon her arrival at Rideau Hall,
Her Excellency inspected a 100-person guard of honour composed of men and women from the Canadian Grenadier Guards and the Governor General’s Foot Guards, two of the household regiments.
National War Memorial
National War Memorial
October 2, 2017 - Following the installation ceremony,
Her Excellency walked from Parliament Hill to the National War Memorial to lay flowers to honour and remember Canadians who lost their lives fighting on behalf of their country.
Installation Ceremony
Installation Ceremony
October 2, 2017 - Ms. Julie Payette, was installed as the 29th governor general of Canada, during a ceremony held in the Senate.
 Coat of Arms Unveiling
Coat of Arms Unveiling

October 2, 2017 - The coat of arms of Ms. Julie Payette, 29th Governor General of Canada, was unveiled on the occasion of her installation day.

Official Photo
Official Photo
October 2, 2017 - The official photo of Ms. Julie Payette, 29th Governor General of Canada, was taken at Rideau Hall, in front of Glenn Gould’s practice piano.
Meeting with Her Majesty The Queen
Meeting with Her Majesty The Queen
September 20, 2017 - The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce that Governor General Designate Julie Payette had her first audience with Her Majesty The Queen today.