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Canadian Heritage

June 25, 2009 18:45 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Heritage

MEMRAMCOOK, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - June 25, 2009) -

Schedule of Ceremonies Related to the State Funeral for the Right Honourable Romeo Leblanc:

Lying in State

Canadians are invited to pay their respects to the late Right Honourable Romeo LeBlanc, former Governor General of Canada. The lying in state will take place in the Memramcook Institute chapel.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:



Date: Thursday, July 2

Time: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. ADT

Place: Memramcook Institute
488 Centrale Street
Memramcook, New Brunswick

State Funeral

The State funeral will take place on July 3, 2009. Limited seating will be
available inside Saint-Thomas Church. Seating will be available to the
first members of the general public to arrive.

Date: Friday, July 3

Time: 11 a.m. ADT

Place: Saint-Thomas Church
576 Centrale Street
Memramcook, New Brunswick


At the request of the family, the burial ceremony will not be open to the media nor the public.

The Government of Canada invites all who have a flagpole to fly their Canadian flag at half-mast to honour the memory of the Right Honourable Romeo LeBlanc, former Governor General of Canada.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Heritage
    Media Relations
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    media@pch.gc.ca