Media Advisory - Governor General to Participate in National WE Day Event in Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 30, 2017 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will speak at the first ever WE Day Canada event being held on Parliament Hill on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 4:10 p.m. He will talk about the importance of giving and inspiring others to give, especially as we celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. The event will be streamed live on WE's Facebook page.

About WE Day
WE Day is part of WE, an organizations that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. WE is made up of a charitable division and a social enterprise, which empower people to make a difference. WE Day is the manifestation of WE, a celebration of people coming together to experience the greatest classroom in the world. For more information, visit

Media wishing to attend the event must confirm their attendance with WE Day.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Josephine Laframboise, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-990-9324, 613-668-1929 (cell),; Amélie Rocheleau, WE Day, 514-213-9560,; Kendra Thompson, WE Day, 647-607-9564,

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