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150th Anniversary of the Parliamentary Press Gallery

June 3, 2016 

Governor General to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the
Parliamentary Press Gallery

OTTAWA—Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the annual Parliamentary Press Gallery dinner on Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., at the Canadian Museum of History, in Gatineau, Quebec. 

As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery, the Governor General will deliver remarks on this special occasion. Their Excellencies will be the guests of Ms. Manon Cornellier, President of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. 

About the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery
The Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery is celebrating 150 years of reporting on Parliament Hill in 2016. Journalists first began reporting from Parliament Hill when the buildings opened in 1866 and have been a constant presence ever since. For more information, visit   


Media information:
Annabelle Cloutier
Rideau Hall Press Office


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