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Governor General’s First Visit to the City of Québec

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October 25, 2010

Governor General’s First Visit to the City of Québec

OTTAWA—Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be in the City of Québec to attend a few meetings and take part in activities on Wednesday, October 27, 2010.

Here is an itinerary of the activities and meetings planned:

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
City of Québec

9:30 a.m.
Meeting with the rector of Université Laval
The Governor General will meet with Mr. Denis Brière, Rector of Université Laval, to discuss projects, initiatives, issues and achievements of the institution.
Rector’s office, Sciences de l’éducation Pavilion, Université Laval
PHOTO OP—Upon the arrival of the Governor General, outside if weather permits, in the hall of the pavilion in case of inclement weather.

10:15 a.m.
Visit of the new Complexe intégré de formation en sciences de la santé
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston will visit the new complex inaugurated on September 27. Allowing the cohabitation of the Medicine, Pharmacology and Nursing faculties, and including the Centre Apprentiss laboratories, the complex became the biggest integrated university learning center in health sciences in Quebec.
Ferdinand-Vandry Pavilion, Université Laval
PHOTO OP—In the hall of the pavilion, in front of the Jean-Paul Lemieux mural.

12:00 p.m.
Meeting with His Honour the Honourable Pierre Duchesne, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec
Office of the Lieutenant Governor, André-Laurendeau Building, 1050 Des Parlementaires Street
PHOTO OP—At the beginning of the meeting.

1:45 p.m.
Inspection of a quarter guard
As commander-in-chief of Canada, the Governor General will inspect a quarter guard of the Royal 22e Régiment upon his arrival at the Citadelle.
The Citadelle, Côte de la Citadelle
OPEN TO MEDIA

4:30 p.m.
Meeting with the Honourable Jean Charest, Premier of Quebec
Honoré-Mercier Building, 835, René-Lévesque Boulevard East
PHOTO OP—Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the beginning of the meeting.

5:15 p.m.
Meeting with the Honourable Yvon Vallières, Speaker of the Assemblée nationale
Office of the President of the Assemblée nationale, Assemblée nationale, Parliament Building
PHOTO OP— Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the beginning of the meeting.

5:45 p.m.
Meeting with Ms. Pauline Marois, Quebec’s Leader of the Official Opposition
Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition, Assemblée nationale, Parliament Building
PHOTO OP— Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the beginning of the meeting.

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Media information

Julie Rocheleau          
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-998-7280
julie.rocheleau@gg.ca
www.gg.ca

Martin Guay
Université Laval
418-656-3952
martin.guay@dc.ulaval.ca
www.ulaval.ca

Press Office of Premier of Quebec
418-643-5321

Office of Quebec’s Lieutenant Governor
418-643-5385

Office of the Speaker of the Asssemblée Nationale
418-643-2820

Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition
418-643-2743