Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

September 14, 2007 10:12 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Open House at the Governor General's Residence at the Citadelle of Quebec, September 15, 2007

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2007) - Come meet Their Excellencies, the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Jean-Daniel Lafond, at an Open House at the governor general's residence at the Citadelle of Québec, on Saturday, September 15, from 2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

You can take a tour of the residence, see an exhibition on honours and heraldic art, send a message to members of the Canadian Forces who are posted overseas, and listen to a jazz concert by the Alex Bellegarde Quartet.

Their Excellencies will also give an overview of the activities planned at the governor general's residence at the Citadelle of Québec to mark the 400th anniversary of Quebec City.


2:00 pm. - The Governor General and Mr. Lafond meet with the public. The residence opens its doors for tours.

3:00 p.m. - Their Excellencies will deliver brief remarks, followed by a concert by the Alex Bellegarde Quartet

4:00 pm. - End of Open House

There will be a free shuttle service starting at 1:30 p.m. (departing from the plains of Abraham, Ontario Street). The Open House will take place come rain or shine. Their Excellencies will be staying at the Citadelle and will take part in a series of activities in the region from September 9 to 19, 2007.

For more information, please call 418-648-4322 or 1-866-936-4422, or visit our Web site at

Contact Information

  • Rideau Hall Press Office
    Lucie Caron
    613-301-7344 (cellular)
    Marthe Blouin
    Press Secretary to the Governor General
    613-301-3379 (cellular)