Governor General to attend International Inuit Day event and Annie Pootoogook Park Naming Ceremony

November 6, 2021 

OTTAWA, Ontario — Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will attend and give remarks at an event to mark International Inuit Day.

The event will also include the official renaming of a park in honour of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook, who died tragically in Ottawa in 2016.

Date: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Park behind Sandy Hill Community Centre, 250 Somerset St. E., Ottawa

Notes for media:

  • Members of the media wishing to cover the event are asked to confirm their attendance in advance with the Office of Councillor Mathieu Fleury.

Media information:

Rideau Hall Press Office

Bailee Johnson
Office of Councillor Mathieu Fleury
613 220-8535

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