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Reception for Children’s Miracle Network

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November 4, 2010

Governor General to Host a Reception for Children’s Miracle Network

OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will host a reception for the Children’s Miracle Network 2010 Champions at Rideau Hall, at 2 p.m., on Sunday, November 7, 2010.

The Governor General will deliver remarks followed by Mr. John Hartman, Children’s Miracle Network’s Chief International Officer, and Jacob-Emmanuel Doyle, one of the Champions (representing CHEO Foundation).

The reception is for Canadian children and families of the Children’s Miracle Network Champions Program, which honours remarkable children from Canada and the United States who have triumphed despite severe medical challenges. 

For more information on the Children’s Miracle Network Champion Program, visit the site: 


Media wishing to cover the event must arrive at Princess Anne Entrance no later than 1:45 p.m.

Media information:

Marie-Pierre Bélanger
Rideau Hall Press Office

Isabelle Ortega
Children’s Miracle Network
905-265-9750, ext. 234

Carolyn Carson
Hill & Knowlton Canada