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

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Canada 150 Skating Day
Canada 150 Skating Day
March 18, 2017 - The Governor General hosted a special public event at Rideau Hall’s historic skating rink, to announce that Canada 150 – Skating Day will take place next December 10.
Stanley Cup Monument
Stanley Cup Monument

March 18, 2017 - As patron of the Lord Stanley’s Gift Monument, the Governor General attended the monument’s groundbreaking ceremony, in Ottawa, on March 18, 2017.

Stanley Cup Tribute Concert
Stanley Cup Tribute Concert
March 17, 2017 - The Governor General attended the Stanley Cup 125th Tribute Concert presented at the Canadian Tire Centre, in Ottawa.
Stanley Cup at Rideau Hall
Stanley Cup at Rideau Hall
March 16, 2017 - On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup, the Governor General and NHL alumni welcomed both the original bowl and the Stanley Cup to Rideau Hall.
Visit to London - Day 2
Visit to London - Day 2
March 9, 2017 - The Governor General concluded his visit to London by recognizing 46 remarkable Canadians with Canadian honours.
Visit to London - Day 1
Visit to London - Day 1
March 8, 2017 - The Governor General delivered a keynote address at Western University's 2017 President's Lecture Series.
Order of Military Merit Ceremony
Order of Military Merit Ceremony
March 6, 2017 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada presented the Order of Military Merit to 2 Commanders, 12 Officers and 32 Members during an investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall.
The Royal’s 2017 Honorary Inspiration Award
The Royal’s 2017 Honorary Inspiration Award
March 3, 2017 - Her Excellency Sharon Johnston received The Royal’s 2017 Honorary Inspiration Award during the organization’s 14th Annual Inspiration Awards Gala, in Ottawa.
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
March 2, 2017 - The Governor General received the letters of credence of three new heads of mission during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.