Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

September 04, 2007 16:33 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Participate in Opening of Conference on Latin American Studies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2007) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will deliver a speech at the opening of the XXVII Latin American Studies Association (LASA) International Congress on September 5, 2007, at 8 p.m., at the Hotel Hilton Bonaventure in Montreal, Quebec.

The Governor General's address, which will cover solidarity in the Americas, will be delivered in five of the languages of the Americas' before the 5,000 Latin American studies specialists that are expected. The LASA International Congress is held every 18 months and brings together experts on Latin America from around the world, including every country in Latin America.

Media who wish to cover this event should contact Valerie Bouchard at 514-398-5923 or via email at valerie.bouchard2@mcgill.ca.

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