Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

August 06, 2013 15:29 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Unveil Collector Coins Commemorating the Birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2013) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will unveil collector coins commemorating the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, during a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Thursday, August 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. His Excellency will be joined by the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and Mr. Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint.

Born on July 22, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge becomes third in the line of succession after His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge.

Media wishing to cover this event are asked to confirm their attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office and must arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 10:45 a.m. on the day of the event.

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