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  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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Visit to Northern British Columbia - Day 1
Visit to Northern British Columbia - Day 1
March 1, 2015 - The Governor General is visiting Northern British Columbia. He presented the gold medal to the winners of the Men's hockey final before taking part in the closing ceremony of the 2015 Canada Winter Games.
2014 Outstanding Achievement Award
2014 Outstanding Achievement Award
February 27, 2015 - The Governor General and the Prime Minister presented the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award of the Public Service of Canada to Ian Burney during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Order of Military Merit
Order of Military Merit
February 26, 2015 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada presented the Order of Military Merit to 50 members of the Canadian Armed Forces at an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall.
 Meeting with Bill Gates
Meeting with Bill Gates
February 25, 2015 - The Governor General and Mr. Bill Gates met to discuss matters dealing with Canadian philanthropy at Rideau Hall.
 Qikiqtani Teachers' Conference
Qikiqtani Teachers' Conference
February 19, 2015 - The Governor General delivered remarks via telepresence during the Qikiqtani Regional Teachers’ Conference in Iqaluit. His Excellency was accompanied by Ms. Willa Black, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco Canada and Mr. Terry Audla, President of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
February 18, 2015 - The Governor General welcomed to Canada six new heads of mission from Ghana, Nepal, Costa Rica, Tanzania, the Czech Republic and France.
NSERC Award Ceremony
NSERC Award Ceremony
February 17, 2015 - His Excellency presented a series of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Anniversary of the National Flag of Canada
Anniversary of the National Flag of Canada
February 15, 2015 - The Governor General celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National Flag of Canada along side proud fellow Canadians during a ceremony in Ottawa.
Order of Canada Investiture
Order of Canada Investiture
February 13, 2015 - The Governor General presided an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, where 46 recipients were recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.