Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada

October 19, 2006 15:06 ET

Media Advisory: King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden to Visit the Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre

To: Assignment Editors, Editors

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2006) - Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will be the guests of Library and Archives Canada on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 as part of their State visit to Canada. The King and Queen will tour the Library and Archives Canada Preservation in Gatineau and view the art vault and rare historical documents including silent film footage from the 1912 Stockholm Olympic Games.



Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Time 2:45 p.m. (Media invited to arrive between 2:00 and
2:15 p.m.)

Location: Library and Archives Canada Preservation Centre
625 boul. du Carrefour
Gatineau, Quebec


Media interested in covering this event are invited to confirm their presence NO LATER than 12:00 (noon) Monday, October 23, 2006. Accredited media are asked to be present at the Library and Archives Preservation Centre at least 30 minutes before the event. Details on procedures will be shared at that time.

Contact Information

  • To confirm your presence and for more information:
    Pauline M. Portelance
    Media Relations Officer
    613-996-6128 or 613-293-4298