Media Advisory - Governor General to Commemorate the Events of October 2014

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will take part in a commemorative ceremony at the National War Memorial on Thursday, October 22, 2015, at 11 a.m.

The event will pay tribute to the sacrifices of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo, as well as the bravery of the first responders during the tragic events in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, on October 20, 2014, and at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on October 22, 2014. His Excellency will deliver remarks and lay a wreath on this occasion.

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For further information: Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-0287, marie-eve.letourneau@gg.ca; Media Relations Office, National Defence, 613-996-2353, 1-866-377-0811

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