Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

October 20, 2012 09:16 ET

Governor General to Present 33 Diamond Jubilee Medals at the Citadelle of Quebec

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2012) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will present the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to 33 recipients on Sunday, October 21, 2012, at 4:45 p.m., at the Residence of the Governor General at the Citadelle of Québec. The names of the recipients and their short citations will be released on the day of the ceremony.

About the Diamond Jubilee Medal

This commemorative medal is being presented throughout the year to 60 000 deserving Canadians to celebrate significant contributions and achievements, and to recognize those who, like Her Majesty The Queen, have dedicated themselves to service to their fellow citizens, their community and their country. The awarding of this national honour is done through governmental and non-governmental partner organizations. Additional information about the Diamond Jubilee Medal program is available at www.gg.ca/diamondjubilee.

Media interested in covering this event must confirm their attendance in advance with marie-pierre.belanger@gg.ca. Media must show their accreditation at the Citadelle gate, and access the Ballroom through the administration door. They must arrive no later than 4:30 p.m.

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