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  2. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston

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Official Visit to Belgium - Day 2
Official Visit to Belgium - Day 2
October 29, 2014 - Her Excellency visited Pony Paradise, a hippotherapy centre based in Brussels. Hippotherapy is a therapeutic approach used to treat individuals experiencing difficulties related to physical or mental disabilities, as well as people suffering from depression, personality disorders, ADHD and autism.
Official Visit to Belgium - Day 1
Official Visit to Belgium - Day 1
October 28, 2014 - The Governor General took part in a ceremony  on the centenary of the First Battle of Ypres. As the highest-ranking representative of the Commonwealth attending the ceremony, he delivered a speech.
Visit to the Netherlands - Day 1
Visit to the Netherlands - Day 1
October 27, 2014 - Their Excellencies commemorated the valour of Canadian soldiers in the Battle of the Scheldt to mark the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the Liberation of the Netherlands, and to inaugurate a Canadian Day of Memory in the Netherlands.
State Visit to Poland - Day 4
State Visit to Poland - Day 4
October 26, 2014 - Their Excellencies and Canadian delegates visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Memorial to pay tribute to the millions of Jews and Poles who perished at the concentration camp during WWII.
State Visit to Poland - Day 3
State Visit to Poland - Day 3
October 25, 2014 - Their Excellencies and Canadian delegates visited Wawel Royal Castle and Wawel Hill, which constitute the most historically and culturally important site in Poland.
State Visit to Poland - Day 2
State Visit to Poland - Day 2
October 24, 2014 - Their Excellencies laid a wreath at the Two Rocks Memorial, in Warsaw, to honour Canadian and Polish soldiers who fought side by side during World War II.
State Visit to Poland - Day 1
State Visit to Poland - Day 1
October 23, 2014 - The Governor General was welcomed to Poland by President Bronislaw Komorowski during an official welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace, in Warsaw.
2014 National Poppy Campaign
2014 National Poppy Campaign
October 21, 2014 - His Excellency received the symbolic first poppy of the 2014 National Poppy Campaign during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.
Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
Presentation of Decorations for Bravery
October 21, 2014 - The Governor General presented 45 Medals of Bravery at a ceremony at Rideau Hall. This honour recognizes people who risked their lives to try to save or protect the lives of others.
2014 Persons Case
2014 Persons Case
October 20, 2014 - His Excellency presented the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case to five laureates during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.