Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 19, 2008 09:30 ET

Governor General to Present Military Decorations at the Citadelle in Quebec City

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will present Military Valour Decorations and Meritorious Service Decorations (Military Division) to members of the Canadian Forces, at the Citadelle, the official residence of the Governor General in Quebec City, on June 27, 2008, at 2 p.m.

The Governor General will present 12 Military Valour Medals to members of the Canadian Forces who have displayed gallantry and devotion to duty in combat, as well as four Meritorious Service Crosses (Military Division) and 10 Meritorious Service Medals (Military Division) to members of the Canadian Forces whose specific achievements have brought honour to the Canadian Forces and to Canada.

A media schedule for the presentation ceremony (Annex A), the list of recipients (Annex B) and a backgrounder (Annex C) are available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/annexesa.pdf. Media interested in covering this event are asked to contact the Rideau Hall Press Office before the day of the ceremony.

Contact Information

  • Rideau Hall Press Office
    Marie-Paule Thorn
    613-993-2569 / (cell.): 613-301-2764
    www.gg.ca / www.citizenvoices.gg.ca
    or
    Department of National Defence
    Media Liaison Office
    1-866-377-0811 or 613-996-2353