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Worship Service with the Governor General of Canada

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada Photo by: Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall © Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada represented by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, 2015

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada
Photo by: Sgt Ronald Duchesne, Rideau Hall
© Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada represented by the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, 2015

His Excellency the Right Honorable David Johnston will attend a Worship Service launching St. Andrew’s Canada 150 programming and acknowledging the Church’s historic ties to Rideau Hall.

On October 1, 2010, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston was sworn in as the 28thgovernor general since Confederation. His motto, CONTEMPLARE MELIORA, meaning “To envisage a better world,” refers to his belief in the abilities of all Canadians to imagine and create a smarter, more caring nation and contribute to a fairer, more just world. The motto appears on His Excellency’s coat of arms along with a crest, arms and supporters reflecting the priorities of his mandate. In the Governor General’s view, a smart nation is one that learns from the past, embraces the future and looks to the world with confidence and respect, while a caring nation recognizes that the measure of any society’s success lies in its ability to help others, particularly the vulnerable and marginalized among us.

Earlier Event: February 12
Children's Choir Social
Later Event: February 14
Organ Tuesdays