Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 27, 2009 14:05 ET

Governor General of Canada to Open Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 27, 2009) - The Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, is proud to open the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

"It is in a spirit of solidarity and with great enthusiasm that we are preparing to welcome youth and the world for the XXI Olympic Winter Games. I am confident that Canada will be able to make this gathering a celebration of winter, sports excellence and fellowship, and I am pleased to be a part of it," the Governor General said.

The Opening Ceremony will be held on February 12, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, visit: www.vancouver2010.com.

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