Media advisory - Governor General to Address The Economic Club of Canada

OTTAWA, June 8, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver an address to members of The Economic Club of Canada. The event will take place at the Fairmont Château Laurier (Adam Room), in Ottawa, on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 8:15 a.m.

The Governor General's speech, entitled Towards an Innovation Nation, will focus on inspiring a culture of creativity and forward-thinking for a better Canada. He will then participate in a question period with the audience.

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For further information: Media wishing to attend the event must be accredited through The Economic Club of Canada. Media information: Marie-Ève Létourneau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-0287, 613-302-0912 (cell),; Emily Whelan, Director of Public Affairs, The Economic Club of Canada, 613-369-4363,; Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

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