Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

October 16, 2012 09:39 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Deliver Keynote Address to Members of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2012) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be inducted as Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and deliver the keynote address at the 2012 convocation ceremony. The event will take place at the Ottawa Convention Centre on Friday, October 19, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.

At approximately 9 p.m., His Excellency will address the 200 graduates and be inducted as Honorary Fellow of the College.

About the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

With more than 42 000 members in 87 countries, the Royal College contributes to improving the health of Canadians by setting the highest standards for specialty medical education and is a trusted partner in advancing sound health and public policy.

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Contact Information

  • Marie-Eve Letourneau
    Rideau Hall Press Office
    613-998-0287
    marie-eve.letourneau@gg.ca

    Tom McMillan, Communications Specialist,
    Communications and External Relations
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
    613-730-8177 ext. 474
    tmcmillan@royalcollege.ca