Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 21, 2010 13:44 ET

Media Advisory: Annual Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, invites the public to join her for the annual Inspection of the Ceremonial Guard, on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at 10:00 a.m., on Parliament Hill. Following the inspection, the Governor General will address the Guard.

The public duties of the Ceremonial Guard, including the Relief of the Sentries, will begin on June 28, on Parliament Hill and at Rideau Hall, the official residence of the governor general.

In the event of rain, the decision to cancel the inspection will be made at 8:00 a.m., the morning of the event.

For more information on Rideau Hall's summer tours and activities, please visit our Web site at

Contact Information

  • Rideau Hall Press Office
    Julie Rocheleau
    National Defence
    Kurt C. Luchia
    Second Lieutenant, Ceremonial Guard
    613-894-6420 (cellular)