Governor General to participate in Canada Day daytime ceremony

June 29, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser will participate in the Canada Day daytime ceremony on LeBreton Flats, in Ottawa.

Their Excellencies will begin the day by participating in an Indigenous Reflection ceremony, which will include teachings from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Elders. Next, the Governor General will deliver remarks at the daytime ceremony.

Date: Saturday, July 1, 2023
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Location: LeBreton Flats Park

Notes for Media:

  • All media intending to report on the Canada Day events must register their attendance by providing their name and media outlet to the Parliamentary Press Gallery.
  • Media representatives who are not members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery will need to apply for Canada Day accreditation. To register or request accreditation, please contact: Philippe Perrier,

Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

Canadian Heritage

Related link:
Canada Day – Daytime ceremony

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