Funeral of Paul Gérin-Lajoie

August 9, 2018 

The Governor General attended the funeral of Paul Gérin-Lajoie at the Mary Queen of the World Cathedral of Montréal.

Funeral of Paul Gérin-Lajoie

Mr. Gérin-Lajoie was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1980, in recognition of his distinguished services to his country, chiefly as president of the Canadian International Development Agency from 1970 to 1977, and as deputy premier and minister of education of the Government of Québec from 1960 to 1966.