Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

November 08, 2013 09:39 ET

Media Advisory: Their Excellencies to Take Part in Remembrance Day Events in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 8, 2013) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will take part in the following Remembrance Day events, on Monday, November 11, 2013:

11 a.m.
National Remembrance Day Ceremony
Their Excellencies will attend the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial, in Ottawa.
National War Memorial, Ottawa
12:45 p.m.
Luncheon for the National Silver Cross Mother
Their Excellencies will host a luncheon at Rideau Hall to pay tribute to the 2013
National Silver Cross Mother, Ms. Niki Psiharis, whose son, Sergeant Chris Karigiannis, was killed by an improvised explosive device, on June 20, 2007, in Afghanistan. Each year, the National Silver Cross Mother is chosen by The Royal Canadian Legion to attend the National Remembrance Day Ceremony on behalf of all Canadian mothers who have lost children in the service to their country.
Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

Media who wish to cover the Remembrance Day Ceremony must contact the Parliamentary Press Gallery. For further information about the National Silver Cross Mother, please contact The Royal Canadian Legion.

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