Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

February 03, 2010 11:41 ET

Media Advisory: Stamp Featuring Romeo LeBlanc to be Unveiled at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2010) - A stamp bearing the likeness of the late Right Honourable Romeo LeBlanc, governor general of Canada from 1995 to 1999, will be unveiled during a ceremony hosted by Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Jean-Daniel Lafond. The event will take place at Rideau Hall, on Friday, February 5, 2010, at 10:30 a.m., in the Ballroom.

The Governor General as well as Ms. Susan Margles, Vice-President of Government Relations and Policy Framework at Canada Post, and Mr. Dominic LeBlanc, son of the late Romeo LeBlanc, will deliver brief remarks.

The Right Honourable Romeo LeBlanc passed away on June 24, 2009. Mr. LeBlanc was born in Memramcook, New Brunswick, in 1927, and was the first governor general from the Maritimes.

Media who wish to cover the unveiling and the remarks are asked to arrive before 10:15 a.m.

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