Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

July 06, 2007 11:55 ET

Media Advisory: Media Opportunities for Governor General's State Visit to Brazil

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 6, 2007) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Monsieur Jean-Daniel Lafond are conducting a State visit to Brazil from July 6 to July 15, 2007. At the request of the Prime Minister, the Governor General is representing Canada and leading a delegation of Canadians representing youth, culture and international development to Salvador, Brasilia and Sao Paulo. The visit will conclude in Rio de Janeiro where Their Excellencies will attend the official opening of the XV Pan American Games and support Canadian athletes during the competitions.

Footage

Footage of key events during the State visit will be available to media. Media will be advised through advisories posted on MarketWire.

Photos

Photographs of the State visit are available upon request and will be posted in the Photo Gallery at www.gg.ca.

Live Web cast from Sao Paulo

11:30 a.m.-Tuesday, July 10

The Governor General will deliver a keynote address at a luncheon hosted by The Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce. At the conclusion of the luncheon, the Governor General will unveil a plaque, to be installed later at the Consulate, marking the 60th anniversary of the Canadian Consulate General in Sao Paulo and underlining the longevity of the trade relationship with Brazil. Watch it live at www.citizenvoices.gg.ca.

Follow the State visit to Brazil with www.citizenvoices.gg.ca

The public and the media can follow the State visit to Brazil through blogs by Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Monsieur Jean-Daniel Lafond, delegates and local workers. Photos, videos, live discussions and the public's reaction... Let's listen in on Brazil!

For further information on the State visit, please click on http://www.gg.ca/gg/rr/sv/brazil_e.asp.

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