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  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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Savour Fall at Rideau Hall
Savour Fall at Rideau Hall
September 13, 2014 - Harvest and food enthusiasts enjoyed the simple pleasures of the fall season during Savour Fall at Rideau Hall hosted by Their Excellencies.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
September 12, 2014 - The Governor General presided over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall. As chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order, he bestowed the honour on 49 recipients.
Canadian Psychiatric Conference
Canadian Psychiatric Conference
September 11, 2014 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston delivered an address at the Canadian Psychiatric Association’s 64thAnnual Conference in Toronto.
Government of Canada Charitable Campaign
Government of Canada Charitable Campaign
September 11, 2014 - As Patron of United Way Canada, the Governor General helped to launch the 2014 Government of Canada Charitable Campaign at Rideau Hall.
WWII Veterans
WWII Veterans
September 10, 2014 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada marked the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War and paid tribute to veterans during a special ceremony held at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, in Ottawa. 
Order of Merit of the Police Forces
Order of Merit of the Police Forces
September 9, 2014 - The Governor General presided over two Order of Merit of the Police Forces investiture ceremonies at Rideau Hall and bestowed the honour on 77 members and employees of Canadian police forces. 
150th Anniversary of Quebec Conference
150th Anniversary of Quebec Conference
September 5, 2014 - To mark the 150th anniversary of the Quebec Conference on Confederation, His Excellency participated in the unveiling of a statue of Étienne-Paschal Taché in the City of Québec.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
September 3, 2014 - The Governor General received letters of credence from six new ambassadors from Slovenia, Philippines, Iceland, Belgium, Togo and Switzerland.
Rideau Hall Movie Nights
Rideau Hall Movie Nights
August 17 and 19, 2014 - More than 1,700 moviegoers joined the Governor General for the first-ever Rideau Hall Movie Nights, featuring outdoor screenings of great Canadian films.
Summer at Rideau Hall
Summer at Rideau Hall

It'll be a summer like no other at Rideau Hall! Come and discover what's in store.