Media Advisory: Governor General to undertake official visit to Quebec

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Media Advisory: Governor General to undertake official visit to Quebec

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2022181 Views

May 3, 2022

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will undertake an official visit to Quebec on May 4, 2022.

During this visit, Her Excellency will meet with His Honour the Honourable J. Michel Doyon, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec; François Legault, Premier of Quebec; and François Paradis, President of the National Assembly of Quebec. She will also have the opportunity to inspect the Royal 22e Régiment and meet with Indigenous leaders during her first official visit to the Citadelle.

City of Québec
Wednesday, May 4

9:45 a.m.
Meeting with the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec
Her Excellency will meet with Their Honours the Honourable J. Michel Doyon, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, and Ms. Pauline Théberge.
1050 Des Parlementaires Street, Québec, QC G1A 1A1
PHOTO OP – During Her Excellency’s arrival and the signing of the guest book
Media contact: Jean-François Provençal – jean-francois.provencal@mce.gouv.qc.ca – 418-520-3575

10:20 a.m.
Inspection of the Royal 22e Régiment Guard of Honour
Her Excellency will conduct an official inspection of a quarter guard of honour of the Royal 22e Régiment at the Citadelle.
Vimy Memorial, 1 Côte de la Citadelle, Québec, QC G1R 3R2
PHOTO OP

11:15 a.m.
Meeting with Indigenous Leaders
Her Excellency will meet with Grand Chief Mandy Gull-Masty, Grand Chief of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee, and Chief Ghislain Picard, Regional Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL).
OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY

2:10 p.m.
Meeting with the President of the National Assembly of Quebec
Her Excellency will meet with François Paradis, President of the National Assembly.
1045 Des Parlementaires Street, Québec, QC G1A 1A3
PHOTO OP – At the beginning of the meeting only
Media contact: Édith Clavet – 418-643-2001 poste 4057 – edith.clavet@mce-sct.gouv.qc.ca

3:15 p.m.
Meeting with the Leader of the Official Opposition (Quebec Liberal Party)
Her Excellency will meet with Dominique Anglade, Leader of the Official Opposition.
OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY

4:00 p.m.
Meeting with the Premier of Quebec
Her Excellency will meet with François Legault, Premier of Quebec.
Honoré-Mercier Building, 835 René-Lévesque Boulevard East, Québec, QC G1A 1B4
PHOTO OP – During Her Excellency’s arrival and the signing of the guest book
Media contact: Ewan Sauves – 514 585-4451 – ewan.sauves@mce.gouv.qc.ca.

Quick facts

  • This will be the Governor General’s first visit to Quebec since her installation.
  • Her Excellency’s official visit to the City of Québec is part of a larger objective of visiting each province and territory to engage with Canadians from across the country.

Notes for media

  • Members of the media must confirm their attendance at selected events with the media contacts listed above.
  • Photos of the visit can be provided to media upon request via media@gg.ca.
  • Members of the media can follow the Governor General’s visit and activities online at gg.ca.

Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office
343-573-7563
media@gg.ca

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