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

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Governor General's Innovation Awards
Governor General's Innovation Awards
May 23, 2018 - During Canadian Innovation Week, innovators were recognized for their exceptionnal work during a ceremony presided over by Governor General Julie Payette.
Official Visit to Alberta - Day 1
Official Visit to Alberta - Day 1
May 15, 2018 - The Governor General visited Edmonton on the first day of her official visit to Alberta. Upon her arrival at the Legislative Assembly she received military honours.  During the day she met with provincial officials including the Lieutenant Governor and the Premier, as well as with community members from across the province.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony

May 10, 2018 - The Governor General invested 3 Companions, 12 Officers and 30 Members into the Order of Canada during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.  

Team Canada Celebration
Team Canada Celebration
May 9, 2018 - The Governor General welcomed over 200 Olympians and Paralympians and coaches to celebrate their success at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games.
Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan
Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan
May 2, 2018 - The Governor General hosted a dinner to mark the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan as the
49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.
Prime Minister of Portugal
Prime Minister of Portugal
May 3, 2018 - The Governor General met Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, as the Prime Minister was visiting Canada from May 2 to 5, 2018.
NSERC Awards 2018
NSERC Awards 2018
May 1, 2018 - The Governor General presented a series of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Vigil in Toronto
Vigil in Toronto
April 29, 2018 - The Governor General took part in a vigil in Mel Lastman Square in Toronto to stand in solidarity with Torontonians, who have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the recent tragedy.
Visit to Chicago and Detroit
Visit to Chicago and Detroit
April 26, 2018 - This two-day working visit focused on scientific diplomacy and was the opportunity to promote collaboration and knowledge-sharing between Canada and the U.S. in the fields of innovation and science and technology.