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

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Swearing-In Ceremony
Swearing-In Ceremony
July 18, 2018 - The Governor General presided over a swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Visit to Gaspé Peninsula - Day 3
Visit to Gaspé Peninsula - Day 3

July 13, 2018 - Governor General Julie Payette invited the public to join her at Forillon National Park where she launched GGActive, an initiative to encourage Canadians to get moving and stay active.

Visit to the Gaspé Peninsula - Day 2
Visit to the Gaspé Peninsula - Day 2
July 12, 2018 - In Gaspé, Her Excellency visited the Nergica research infrastructures, which have been integrated into a natural environment. These facilities are not found anywhere else in Canada.
Visit to the Gaspé Peninsula - Day 1
Visit to the Gaspé Peninsula - Day 1
July 11, 2018 - The Governor General arrived in Percé, where she met with the mayor,  participated in the unveiling of the UNESCO Global Geopark certificate and kicked-off the first summer night hike of Percé Geopark.
Presentation of Canadian Honours
Presentation of Canadian Honours

July 6, 2018 - The Governor General presented honours to 26 recipients during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec.   

Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
July 5, 2018 - The Governor General invested 5 Officers and 22 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at the Citadelle of Québec. 
Canada Day Noon Show
Canada Day Noon Show
July 1, 2018 - The Governor General arrived to the Canada Day Noon Show on Parliament Hill on her bike to celebrate our country's 151st anniversary among thousands of Canadians and visitors.
Happy Canada Day!
Happy Canada Day!
July 1, 2018 - "On this Canada Day and onward, I encourage you to appreciate and discover our vast country in your own way. Have fun and make the most of this beautiful season."
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
June 29, 2018 - The Governor General received the letters of credence of seven new heads of mission during a ceremony at the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec.
Order of Military Merit Investiture Ceremony
Order of Military Merit Investiture Ceremony
June 29, 2018 - The Governor General presided over an Order of Military Merit investiture ceremony at the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec.