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

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State Visit to Sweden - Day 4
State Visit to Sweden - Day 4

February 23, 2017 - The Governor General and Canadian delegates visited Westport AB to learn how the Canadian subsidiary integrates its alternative fuel technology in Volvo cars, allowing them to run on the climate-friendly fuel bio-methane.

State Visit to Sweden - Day 3
State Visit to Sweden - Day 3
February 22, 2017 - Mrs. Johnston and Canadian delegates visited återSKAPA, a reuse centre, and participated in a creative workshop with children between the ages of 5 and 10.
State Visit to Sweden - Day 2
State Visit to Sweden - Day 2

February 21, 2017 - Their Excellencies visited a lab at Karolinska Institute's Department of Neuroscience and participated in a discussion on the Mats Sundin Fellowship in Developmental Health and its collaboration with the University of Toronto.

State Visit to Sweden - Day 1
State Visit to Sweden - Day 1
February 20, 2017 - Their Excellencies and Canadian delegates were officially welcomed to the Kingdom of Sweden by Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
State Visit to Sweden - Arrival
State Visit to Sweden - Arrival
February 19, 2017 - Upon their arrival in the capital city of Stockholm, Their Excellencies were greeted by Ms. Heather Grant, Ambassador of Canada to the Kingdom of Sweden, and representatives from the Swedish government.
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony
February 17, 2017 - The Governor General invested 42 recipients into the Order of Canada and officially released the 50th anniversary book.
Cross-Country Ski Event on Parliament Hill
Cross-Country Ski Event on Parliament Hill

February 15, 2017 - Their Excellencies participated in the second annual cross-country ski event on Parliament Hill. 

Presentation of Letters of Credence
Presentation of Letters of Credence

February 8, 2017 - The Governor General of Canada received the letters of credence of four new heads of mission during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.

NSERC Awards 2017
NSERC Awards 2017

February 7, 2017 - The Governor General presented a series of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Awards during a ceremony at Rideau Hall.

Converge 2017 - Universities Canada
Converge 2017 - Universities Canada
February 7, 2017 - The Governor General delivered the closing address at Converge 2017, which was a dialogue hosted by Universities Canada.