Julie Payette, the governor general-designate, will be sworn in on Oct. 2 at 10:55 a.m. in the Senate Chamber on Parliament Hill.
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Over 350,000 people visited Rideau Hall in 2016. Rarely closed, it is a year-round destination — but this time of the year is the most popular time to visit.
“For almost seven years, I’ve had the privilege of being commander-in-chief. It’s a role that has meant a lot to me,” Johnston said in a speech after the inspection.
Governor General David Johnston will kick off summer activities at Rideau Hall Sunday with the annual inspection of the ceremonial guard.
Ottawa’s Marie-Odile Junker will receive the Governor General’s Innovation for her work researching Aboriginal languages in Canada.
Hundreds gathered at the National War Memorial this weekend to remember the 3,598 Canadians who died in the battle for the ridge.