Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

November 13, 2007 15:09 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Meet With Toronto's Francophone Community During Regional Visit

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 13, 2007) - During a regional visit to Toronto on November 15, 2007, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will speak with francophone students about francophonie, and will attend the celebrations marking the Theatre francais de Toronto's 40th anniversary.

12:45 p.m.

Discussion with francophone youth

The Governor General will meet with approximately 60 francophone Toronto youth to talk about life as a linguistic minority in a large Canadian city.

Ecole secondaire catholique Monseigneur-de-Charbonnel, 110 Drewry Avenue, North York


6 p.m.

Fortieth anniversary of the Theatre francais de Toronto

Her Excellency will attend the gala marking the Theatre francais de Toronto's 40th anniversary and will deliver a speech. The Theatre francais de Toronto is the only French professional theatre company in southern Ontario and offers a full season of shows each year. Since its creation in 1967, it has produced and showcased productions from all over, for enthusiasts of francophone culture of all ages.

Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto


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