Governor General to participate in the rededication of the National Naval Reserve Monument

October 12, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will speak at the rededication ceremony of the National Naval Reserve Monument, at HMCS Carleton in Ottawa.

The National Naval Reserve Monument was first dedicated by Governor General Roland Michener in 1973, to mark the Naval Reserve’s 50th anniversary. This year, the monument was revitalized to celebrate the Canadian Naval Reserve’s 100th anniversary. As commander-in-chief, Her Excellency will be rededicating the monument during the ceremony.

Rededication ceremony of the National Naval Reserve Monument

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: HMCS Carleton, 79 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Notes for media:

  • All media intending to report on the rededication ceremony must register their attendance with the Department of National Defence no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 13.
  • Photos taken by the Governor General’s official photographer can be made available upon request.

Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

Department of National Defence
Lieutenant-Commander Paul Pendergast
Centennial Public Affairs Officer

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