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École élémentaire publique Julie-Payette

November 17, 2017 

École élémentaire publique Kanata
to be Officially Renamed in Honour of the Governor General 

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit École élémentaire publique Kanata, located at 1385 Halton Terrace in Ottawa, which will be renamed École élémentaire publique Julie-Payette in her honour. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 21, at 9:15 a.m. 

Upon arrival, Her Excellency will visit the school’s multi-purpose room, where students will have the opportunity to present her their robotics projects. The Governor General will then be warmly welcomed by hundreds of students and representatives from the school and school board during an official ceremony in the school gym. Her Excellency will unveil the school’s new logo and then speak to students and staff.

About École élémentaire publique Kanata
École élémentaire publique Kanata opened its doors in September 2000. In addition to offering courses and programs mandated by the Ontario Ministry of Education, the school places special emphasis on science, sports, arts and music. For more information, visit (French only).


Media interested in covering this event are asked to confirm
their attendance with the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario.

Media information:

Marie-Ève Létourneau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-302-0912 (cell)

Alexandre Meloche Dorris 
Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario
613-742-8960, ext. 2020
613-747-3801 (cell)


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