Al Gore to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Concordia University



    MONTREAL, March 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Concordia University will bestow an
honorary doctorate on former American Vice-President, Al Gore. The doctorate
will be awarded today at the Palais des Congrès (1001, place
Jean-Paul-Riopelle, room 517), at approximately 6:45 p.m. Gore is in Montreal
to present the keynote speech at Youth Action Montreal's first Youth Summit on
Climate Change. The honorary doctorate will be presented immediately following
his talk, which begins at approximately 4:45 p.m.
    Since, as per Mr. Gore's representatives, working media are not allowed
in the hall during Gore's speech or honorary doctorate ceremony, Concordia
will release an official photo of the event through CNW Telbec later this
evening. However, if you would like to obtain other photos of the ceremony,
please contact the media relations department at 514-848-2424 ex. 4880 or at
mediarel@alcor.concordia.ca and we will send them to you directly by email.




For further information:

For further information: Tanya Churchmuch, Senior Media Relations
Advisor, Concordia University, (514) 848-2424 ex. 2518, Cell: (514) 518-3336,
tanya.churchmuch@concordia.ca


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