Governor General to mark the Rideau Hall début of Honouring My Spirit Helpers, an artwork by celebrated Métis Artist Christi Belcourt

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will be joined by Métis artist Christi Belcourt for a photo opportunity to mark the exhibition of Honouring My Spirit Helpers at Rideau Hall.

Installed on National Indigenous Peoples Day, Honouring My Spirit Helpers explores the interconnectedness of water, land and spirit, and demonstrates the Governor General’s commitment to highlighting Indigenous excellence.

Date:               Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Time:              11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Location:        Ballroom, 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 Princess Anne Entrance no later than 10:45 a.m. on the day of the event.
  • Photos by the Governor General’s official photographer will be made available upon request.

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Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

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