Political Highlights 2017 – Julie Payette is sworn in as governor general

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Political Highlights 2017 – Julie Payette is sworn in as governor general

The year’s political highlights from across Canada and around the world.

Julie Payette is sworn in as Canada’s 29th governor general in an installation ceremony held on Parliament Hill. (October 2)

As part of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall came to Canada for a royal tour that began with a stop in Iqaluit, Nunavut. (June 29)