Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

August 24, 2011 07:58 ET

Their Excellencies to Attend the Lying-in-State of the Honourable Jack Layton

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2011) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will join other official dignitaries to pay their respects to the Honourable Jack Layton, leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, by attending the lying-in-state today on Parliament Hill, at 11:10 a.m.

For more information about the lying-in-state and the State funeral, please contact the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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