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  1. The Governor General of Canada
  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
April 24, 2014 - The Governor General presented 43 Decorations for Bravery during a ceremony at Rideau Hall. These decorations recognize people who risked their lives to try to save or protect the lives of others.
State funeral for the Hon. Jim Flaherty
State funeral for the Hon. Jim Flaherty
April 16, 2014 - Their Excellencies attended the State funeral for the Honourable Jim Flaherty in Toronto.
President of Peru’s State Visit
President of Peru’s State Visit
April 9, 2014 - Their Excellencies welcomed His Excellency Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru, and his wife, Mrs. Nadine Heredia, to Rideau Hall, on the occasion of their State visit to Canada.
National We Day
National We Day
April 9, 2014 - The Governor General attended the National We Day event to share his views on the importance of giving and volunteering in the community during an on-stage conversation with Craig Kielburger, co-founder of Free the Children.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
April 8, 2014 - The Governor General received the letters of credence of two new ambassadors from the United States of America and the Argentine Republic.
Ottawa Hospital Volunteer Recognition Event
Ottawa Hospital Volunteer Recognition Event
April 7, 2014 - On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, the Governor General  presented the Caring Canadian Award to three dedicated Ottawa Hospital volunteers.
Caring Canadian Award Presentation Ceremony
Caring Canadian Award Presentation Ceremony
April 7, 2014 - On the occasion of National Volunteer Week, the Governor General presented the Caring Canadian Award to 46 volunteers from various sectors.
National Volunteer Week 2014
National Volunteer Week 2014
April 6 to 12, 2014 - Their Excellencies will participate in a variety of activities to highlight National Volunteer Week.
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
April 3, 2014 - 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.