Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

May 08, 2014 10:11 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Open Discovery 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 8, 2014) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will visit Discovery 2014, hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 1 p.m., at the Metro Convention Centre, in Toronto, and will deliver opening remarks.

Upon his arrival, His Excellency will tour the show floor to meet with the participants. He will then speak about the importance of innovation, the need to support new discoveries, and the value of national and international collaboration.

About Discovery 2014

Now in its ninth year, OCE's Discovery is Canada's premier innovation showcase. It brings together the industry, academia, investment and government to showcase leading-edge technologies, best practices and research in the areas of energy, the environment, advanced health, digital media, information and communication technologies, and advanced manufacturing. The annual conference and showcase attracts more than 2 500 attendees and 400 exhibitors.

For more information on Discovery 2014, please visit

The Governor General will arrive at approximately 1 p.m. to tour the show floor. He will deliver his speech at 1:45 p.m.

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