Media advisory - Governor General to Participate in the Inauguration of McGill University Health Centre's new Glen site

OTTAWA, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will participate in the events marking the inauguration of the new Glen site at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), in Montréal, Quebec, on Saturday, June 20, 2015.

At 2 p.m., the Governor General will join other dignitaries to take part in the ribbon-cutting ceremony on the new hospital grounds (1001 Décarie Boulevard). He will also deliver remarks on this occasion. The event will have kicked off earlier that morning with the Walk for Montréal! and will feature performances by local artists.

About the McGill University Health Centre
One of the world's foremost academic health centres, the MUHC offers exceptional and integrated patient-centric care, research, teaching and technology assessment. Affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University, the Montreal Children's Hospital, the Montreal General Hospital, the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Neurological Hospital, the Montreal Chest Institute and the Lachine Hospital of the MUHC, it is highly committed to the continuum of care in its community. The MUHC is currently carrying out a redevelopment project on four sites—the Montreal General, the Glen, The Neuro and Lachine. For more information, visit


SOURCE Government House

For further information: Media information: Marie-Pierre Bélanger, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-9166,; MUHC Public Affairs, 514-843-1560,; Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

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