Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

October 25, 2010 16:53 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General's First Visit to the City of Quebec

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2010) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be in the City of Québec to attend a few meetings and take part in activities on Wednesday, October 27, 2010.

Here is an itinerary of the activities and meetings planned:

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
City of Québec
 

9:30 a.m.

Meeting with the rector of Université Laval

The Governor General will meet with Mr. Denis Brière, Rector of Université Laval, to discuss projects, initiatives, issues and achievements of the institution.

Rector's office, Sciences de l'éducation Pavilion, Université Laval

PHOTO OP—Upon the arrival of the Governor General, outside if weather permits, in the hall of the pavilion in case of inclement weather.

10:15 a.m.

Visit of the new Complexe intégré de formation en sciences de la santé

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston will visit the new complex inaugurated on September 27. Allowing the cohabitation of the Medicine, Pharmacology and Nursing faculties, and including the Centre Apprentiss laboratories, the complex became the biggest integrated university learning center in health sciences in Quebec.

Ferdinand-Vandry Pavilion, Université Laval

PHOTO OP—In the hall of the pavilion, in front of the Jean-Paul Lemieux mural.

12:00 p.m.

Meeting with His Honour the Honourable Pierre Duchesne, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec

Office of the Lieutenant Governor, André-Laurendeau Building, 1050 Des Parlementaires Street

PHOTO OP—At the beginning of the meeting.

1:45 p.m.

Inspection of a quarter guard

As commander-in-chief of Canada, the Governor General will inspect a quarter guard of the Royal 22e Régiment upon his arrival at the Citadelle.

The Citadelle, Côte de la Citadelle

OPEN TO MEDIA

4:30 p.m.

Meeting with the Honourable Jean Charest, Premier of Quebec

Honoré-Mercier Building, 835, René-Lévesque Boulevard East

PHOTO OP—Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the beginning of the meeting.

5:15 p.m.

Meeting with the Honourable Yvon Vallières, Speaker of the Assemblée nationale

Office of the President of the Assemblée nationale, Assemblée nationale, Parliament Building

PHOTO OP— Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the beginning of the meeting.

5:45 p.m.

Meeting with Pauline Marois, Quebec's Leader of the Official Opposition

Mr. Bernard Drainville, Member of Parliament for Marie-Victorin, will also attend the meeting.

Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition, Assemblée nationale, Parliament Building

PHOTO OP— Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the beginning of the meeting.

Contact Information

  • Rideau Hall Press Office
    Julie Rocheleau
    613-998-7280
    julie.rocheleau@gg.ca
    www.gg.ca
    or
    Press Office of Premier of Quebec
    418-643-5321
    or
    Universite Laval
    Martin Guay
    418-656-3952
    martin.guay@dc.ulaval.ca
    www.ulaval.ca
    or
    Office of Quebec's Lieutenant Governor
    418-643-5385
    or
    Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition
    418-643-2743
    or
    Office of the Speaker of the Asssemblée Nationale
    418-643-2820