Her Excellency to Participate in Virtual Commemorative Ceremony to Mark the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and Victory in Europe Day

May 7, 2020

OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will participate in a virtual commemorative ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands and Victory in Europe (VE) Day, on Friday, May 8, 2020, at 12:45 p.m.

The ceremony will pay tribute to the sacrifices and brave efforts of Canadians who fought to defend the values that we hold dear: peace, democracy, the rule of law and human rights. 

Canadians can watch the ceremony on the Canada Remembers Facebook page. For more information about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2480503865594787/.


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

Follow GGJuliePayette and RideauHall on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.