Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

July 18, 2012 14:30 ET

Governor General to be Invested as the Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 18, 2012) - On Thursday, July 19, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be invested as the Honorary Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard by Deputy Commissioner Jody Thomas during a ceremony at Government House.

To mark the Canadian Coast Guard's 50th anniversary, the Governor General will award Diamond Jubilee Medals to representatives from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Coast Guard for their significant contributions and achievements.

Media are invited to attend the event.

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Location: Government House
1401 Rockland Avenue
Victoria, B.C.
Local Time: 9:30 a.m.

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