Media Advisory – Governor General to Present Honours at the Citadelle of Québec
February 11, 2019
OTTAWA—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present honours to 32 recipients during a ceremony on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., at the Citadelle of Québec.
Recipients will be recognized for their excellence, courage or exceptional dedication to service with one of the following honours: a Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil Division), a Decoration for Bravery or the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers.
A schedule of the ceremony, the recipients’ citations and background information on the types of honours being presented are attached.
Media interested in covering the ceremony are asked to confirm their attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office and must arrive no later than 10:15 a.m. on the day of the ceremony. Accreditation must be shown at the Citadelle gate (Côte de la Citadelle, near the St. Louis Gate) prior to accessing the Ballroom via the administration door.
Rideau Hall Press Office
10 a.m.: Media start to arrive at the Citadelle of Québec
10:30 a.m.: Ceremony begins
The Governor General speaks
The Governor General presents the honours
11:45 a.m.: Interviews with recipients