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

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Visit to the United States - Day 1
Visit to the United States - Day 1
May 24, 2016 - Upon arrival in Atlanta, His Excellency met with the Governor of Georgia. The Governor General also met with leaders in the fields of business, politics and academia to discuss the important relationship between Canada and the State of Georgia.
C2 Montréal Conference
C2 Montréal Conference
May 24, 2016 - The Governor General was among the world-renowned speakers at the C2 Montréal conference and the winners of the 2016 Governor General’s Innovation Awards (GGIA) took part in a panel discussion on innovation.

 

Visit to Meaford and Owen Sound
Visit to Meaford and Owen Sound
May 20, 2016 - The Governor General attended a presentation and consecration of colours by the Grey and Simcoe Foresters during his visit to Meaford and Owen Sound.
Governor General's Innovation Awards
Governor General's Innovation Awards
May 19, 2016 - The Governor General's Innovation Awards were presented to six winners during an inaugural ceremony at Rideau Hall. These new awards recognize outstanding Canadian individuals, teams and organizations whose exceptional and transformative work help shape our future and positively impact our quality of life.
Visit to Toronto
Visit to Toronto
May 18, 2016 - Their Excellencies participated in a volunteer recognition event to honour community partners and volunteer organizations who have welcomed and helped settle over
1 900 Syrian newcomers to Toronto.
Visit to Waterloo
Visit to Waterloo
May 17, 2016 - The Governor General celebrated the Accelerator Centre’s 10th anniversary and visited the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, to meet with some of its students.
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
May 17, 2016 - The Governor General met with the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, recipient of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize, at Rideau Hall.
Military Tattoo
Military Tattoo
May 14, 2016 - The public enjoyed an afternoon of music, marching, pageantry and precision at the Governor General and Commander-in-Chief’s Military Tattoo.
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
Presentation of Scrolls Ceremony
May 14, 2016 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada recognized the promotion of Canadian Armed Forces members during a presentation of scrolls held at Rideau Hall.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
May 13, 2016 - The Governor General presided over an Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall and bestowed the honour on 48 deserving Canadians.