Governor General to deliver the 19th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture

October 4, 2022

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will deliver the 19th annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture in Calgary on October 6, 2022. Her Excellency’s address will be followed by a moderated Q&A session on the lecture’s theme: Reconciliation and the Evolution of Canada.

Date: October 6, 2022
Time: 8:15 p.m. MDT
Location: Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta

Notes for Media:

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


About the LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture
The LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture is hosted annually by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), Canada’s leading citizenship organization and the world’s foremost voice on citizenship and inclusion.

The ICC is a national non-profit organization co-founded by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul. The ICC works to inspire Canadians to be inclusive, create opportunities to connect, and encourage active citizenship. Since 2005, the ICC has supported more than 450 000 new Canadian citizens with programming to encourage a sense of belonging and build a more inclusive Canada.

Media information:
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ICC Press Office

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