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Visit to Montréal

January 12, 2018

Governor General to Visit Montréal

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Montréal on Monday, January 15, 2018. Upon arrival, Her Excellency will meet with the Mayor of Montréal and later in the day, she will deliver remarks at the book launch of Pratiques de gestion de l’innovation.

Below is Her Excellency’s detailed itinerary.

2 p.m.
Meeting with the Mayor of Montréal
Her Excellency will sign the city’s guest book and meet with Ms.Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal.
Montréal City Hall, 510 Gosford Street
PHOTO OP - Arrival at City Hall, signing of the guest book and the beginning of the meeting
MEDIA CONTACT: Geneviève Jutras, 514-243-1268, 

5:30 p.m.
Book Launch of Pratiques de gestion de l’innovation
Her Excellency will deliver brief remarks at the book launch of Pratiques de gestion de l’innovation, published by Presses de l’Université du Québec. The Governor General wrote the preface for this book.

This book aims to professionalize innovation, both in the industrial and university sectors. The book addresses the multiple stages of innovation management - from designing an innovative idea to bringing it to market.
Salles des Pas perdus, École de technologie supérieure, 1100 Notre-Dame Street West
OPEN TO MEDIA - During the speeches only
MEDIA CONTACT: Olivier Audet, 514-396- 8466,



Media information:

Josephine Laframboise
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-668-1929 (cell)

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