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Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, invites you to learn more about the history, roles, responsibilities and activities of the Governor General. As you learn about this important role, Canada's history, political and social evolution come to life. You will discover how the Governor General honours Canadians from every walk of life and every region who make remarkable contributions to our country. Rideau Hall belongs to all of us; it is our national home. Make plans to visit in person the next time you're in Ottawa.

So welcome home and welcome to our Web site. The door is open. We hope you stay awhile.

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Golden Jubilee: A Canadian Celebration (Canadian Heritage)

Image: Free outdoor concert, Live from Rideau Hall

Image: What's New

Governor General to attend Opening Performance of the third Toronto International Choral Festival


Governor General of Canada invites population from the Gaspé peninsula on a walk in Forillon National Park


Order of Military Merit

•  Photos from Nunavut
•  50th photo exhibit
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