Media Advisory - Swearing-In Ceremony at Rideau Hall

OTTAWA, Aug. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will preside over a swearing-in ceremony  today, Friday, August 19, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Rideau Hall. 

For more information on the swearing-in of a new ministry, the swearing-in of privy councillors, official oaths (allegiance / members of the Privy Council / office) and the Great Seal of Canada, visit

The swearing-in ceremony is open to cameras and photographers only. Media are asked to confirm their attendance in advance with the Rideau Hall Press Office, and should arrive at the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 1:45 p.m.

SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Josephine Laframboise, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-990-9324, 613-668-1929 (cell),; Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

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