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

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Visit to Saudi Arabia
Visit to Saudi Arabia
January 26, 2015 - The Governor General of Canada arrived in Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia, to offer his condolences on behalf of Canada following the passing of His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. He was greeted by Prince Majed bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.
2015 Winter Celebration
2015 Winter Celebration
January 24, 2015 - The Governor General and Mrs. Johnston invited the public to get active and come experience various Nordic sports and traditions during Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall.
Canadian Forces Station Alert
Canadian Forces Station Alert
January 19, 2015 - The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada visited Canadian Armed Forces members and civilians at Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Alert, Canada’s most northerly military installation.
Funeral of General Ramsey Withers
Funeral of General Ramsey Withers
January 10, 2015 - The Governor General attended a funeral that celebrated the life of former Chief of the Defence Staff, General Ramsey Withers.
Opening of Rideau Hall's Skating Rink
Opening of Rideau Hall's Skating Rink
January 8, 2015 - Their Excellencies invite you to come for a skate on Rideau Hall's historic skating rink on Saturday, January 10, 2015.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!

December 29, 2014 - "I would like to wish you an active New Year: 2015 will be the Year of Sport in Canada, and our country will host a number of major sporting events. The coming year will provide Canadians with many reasons to celebrate and many opportunities to participate. Let’s celebrate loudly and participate joyfully."

Order of Canada Appointments
Order of Canada Appointments
December 26, 2014 - The Governor General announced today 95 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 3 Companions (C.C.), 13 Officers (O.C.) and 79 Members (C.M.).