Governor General to deliver opening remarks at the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

August 19, 2022

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada and Vice-Patron of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), will deliver remarks to officially open the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference.

Date: August 23, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m. ADT
Location: Halifax Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Notes for Media:

  • The official opening ceremony is open to media. For more information on how to register, contact

About the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference
Hosted by the Honourable Anthony Rota, Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada and President of the CPA, the conference is one of the largest annual gatherings of Commonwealth parliamentarians, bringing together over 600 parliamentarians, parliamentary staff and decision makers from across the Commonwealth to address the critical issues facing today’s parliaments. For more information, visit

Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

Daniel Martineau
International and Interparliamentary Affairs

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