Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

June 30, 2008 09:56 ET

Media Advisory: The Governor General Celebrates Canada Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, is proud to participate in Canada Day celebrations on July 1st, 2008, along with His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond and their daughter, Marie-Eden.

12 noon

Canada Day Noon Show, Parliament Hill

Their Excellencies and Marie-Eden will join the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women, Official Languages and Minister for La Francophonie, the Honourable Josee Verner, and thousands of Canadians on Parliament Hill for the Noon Show. The Noon Show will be broadcast live across the country on CBC, CBC Newsworld, Radio-Canada and RDI, beginning at 12 noon (EST).

For more information on the National Capital Region's Canada Day activities, please contact the National Capital Commission (NCC) at 1-800-465-1867 or 613-239-5000; visit their Web site at www.canadaday.gc.ca or stop by the Capital Infocentre, located at 90 Wellington Street (across from Parliament Hill).

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