November 9, 2011
Governor General to Participate in Remembrance Day Events in Ottawa
OTTAWA—Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will participate in the following Remembrance Day events, on Friday, November 11, 2011:
National Remembrance Day Ceremony
Their Excellencies will attend the National Remembrance Day Ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.
National War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario
OPEN TO MEDIA
Luncheon for the Silver Cross Mother
Their Excellencies will host a luncheon at Rideau Hall to pay tribute to this year’s National Silver Cross Mother, Mrs. Patricia (Patty) Elaine Braun, whose son, Corporal David Robert William Braun, was killed by a suicide bomber in a vehicle attack while on patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2006. Each year, the 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, Ontario
CLOSED TO MEDIA
Media who wish to cover the Remembrance Day Ceremony
must contact the Parliamentary Press Gallery.
For further information about the Silver Cross Mother,
please contact The Royal Canadian Legion.
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