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

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Decorations for Bravery
Decorations for Bravery
November 23, 2017 - The Governor General presented 41 Decorations for Bravery to recognize people who risked their lives to try to save or protect the lives of others.
Governor General's History Awards
Governor General's History Awards
November 22, 2017 - Her Excellency presented teachers and other outstanding Canadians with the 2017 Governor General’s History Awards for their efforts to further an interest in and understanding of Canadian history and heritage.
Grey Cup at Rideau Hall
Grey Cup at Rideau Hall

November 21, 2017 - On the occasion of the 105th Grey Cup Championship Game, the Governor General and Mr. Randy Ambrosie, Canadian Football League Commissioner, welcomed Canadians to Rideau Hall to see the Grey Cup.

Meeting with the President of Kosovo
Meeting with the President of Kosovo
November 21, 2017 - The Governor General met with His Excellency Hashim Thaçi, President of the Republic of Kosovo at Rideau Hall.
École élémentaire publique Julie-Payette
École élémentaire publique Julie-Payette
November 21, 2017 - Her Excellency visited École élémentaire publique Kanata, which was renamed École élémentaire publique Julie-Payette in her honour. 
Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence
November 20, 2017 - The governor general received the letters of credence of seven new heads of mission during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
November 17, 2017 - The Governor General invested 44 new recipients into the Order of Canada, one of our country’s highest civilian honours, during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Visit to Northwest Territories - Day 2
Visit to Northwest Territories - Day 2
November 15, 2017 - Her Excellency, joined by Federal, territorial and community leaders, inaugurated the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway.  
Visit to the Northwest Territories - Day 1
Visit to the Northwest Territories - Day 1

November 14, 2017 - Upon arrival in Yellowknife, the Governor General reviewed a guard of honour during an official welcoming ceremony.

Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
November 11, 2017 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada too part in the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial, in Ottawa.