Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

August 26, 2011 12:12 ET

Their Excellencies to Attend State Funeral for the Honourable Jack Layton

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 26, 2011) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the State funeral for the Honourable Jack Layton, leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. The ceremony will take place at Roy Thomson Hall, in Toronto, on Saturday, August 27, 2011, at 2 p.m.

For more information about the State funeral for the Honourable Jack Layton, please contact the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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