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

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Annual Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard
Annual Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard
August 15, 2018 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada invites the public to join her for the annual inspection on the grounds of Rideau Hall on Monday,
August 20, 2018, at 10 a.m.
Funeral of Paul Gérin-Lajoie
Funeral of Paul Gérin-Lajoie
August 9, 2018 - The Governor General attended the funeral of Paul Gérin-Lajoie at the Mary Queen of the World Cathedral of Montréal.
Rideau Hall - Guided Tours
Rideau Hall - Guided Tours
July 31, 2018 -Discover Rideau Hall! The official residence is open to the public year-round and features free special events and activities throughout the summer.
Residence at the Citadelle - Guided Tours
Residence at the Citadelle - Guided Tours

July 31, 2018 - Visit the State rooms of the second official residence of the governor general at the Citadelle of Québec to discover a remarkable heritage attraction, steeped in history. 

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.