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The Governor General to Attend Aboriginal Day Live Concert

June 20, 2017
Updated on June 20, 2017, at 2:20 p.m.

The Governor General to Attend Aboriginal Day Live Concert

OTTAWA—On the occasion of National Aboriginal Day, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will attend the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)’s Aboriginal Day Live evening concert on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Major’s Hill Park, in Ottawa. During the event, the Governor General will deliver remarks at 8:10 p.m.

“I am pleased to be attending this year’s Aboriginal Day Live concert,” the Governor General said. “Indigenous peoples are reinventing and reshaping Canada in profound and wonderful ways. Today’s celebration is the latest vivid demonstration of that fact.”

About Aboriginal Day Live
APTN has presentedAboriginal Day Live in Winnipeg, Manitoba, annually since 2007. This year’s 11th edition of the free daytime program of activities and evening concert will take place in eight cities across the country. The live multi-platform concert broadcast is available to all Canadians and beyond via APTN, participating radio stations and online. For more information, visit


Media information:

Annabelle Cloutier
Rideau Hall Press Office                                
613-301-2764 (cell)                                       

Jacqueline Jubinville
Manager of Communications, APTN
204-990-3562 (cell) 

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