Governor General to Open Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

OTTAWA, Aug. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will be in Toronto on August 7 and 8, 2015. During his visit, the Governor General will open the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games during the Opening Ceremonies, as well as attend sporting events.

Below is His Excellency's itinerary for both days.

Friday, August 7

7 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies of the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games
The Governor General will attend the Opening Ceremonies of the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games during which he will officially declare the Games open.
York University

Saturday, August 8

Throughout the day, His Excellency will attend the following sporting events. Follow him on Twitter@GGDavidJohnston:

11 a.m.
Powerlifting - Women
Mississauga Sports Centre
The Governor General will participate in the medal presentation ceremony.

2 p.m.
Goalball – Men – Canada vs. Argentina
Mississauga Sports Centre

This itinerary is subject to change without notice.
To obtain the latest updates, please visit

Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.


SOURCE Government House

For further information: Media information:Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-0287, 613-302-0912 (cell),

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