Governor General to participate in Rideau HALLoween

October 31, 2023

OTTAWA, Ontario—Calling all witches, vampires, ghosts, spiders and other spooky beings. Members of the media are invited to join in the fun and frights of Rideau HALLoween.

During this nostalgic Halloween evening, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada and Rideau Hall staff will distribute goodies to trick-or-treaters of all ages.

There will be a photo opportunity with the Governor General beginning at 5 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (EDT)
Location: Visitor Centre, Rideau Hall

Notes for media:

  • To guarantee your access, we ask that you please confirm your attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office via email at
  • Media are asked to arrive at the Sussex Gate and to park their vehicles in the surrounding neighbourhood.
  • Photos of the event will be taken by the Governor General’s official photographer and will be made available upon request.

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Media information:
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