OTTAWA, June 2, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will receive a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from Concordia University, in Montréal, Quebec, on Monday, June 6, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
His Excellency will receive his honorary degree at the beginning of the ceremony. He will then deliver a convocation address to students graduating from the Faculty of Arts and Science. His Excellency will also present the Governor General's Academic Medal (Gold) to Ms. Anne Almey, from the Department of Psychology. For more information about Concordia University, visit www.concordia.ca.
The ceremony will be streamed live online at www.concordia.ca/graduation-convocation.html.
Media wishing to cover this event should arrive at Place des Arts, Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier no later than 7:15 p.m. on the day of the event.
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For further information: Media information: Josephine Laframboise, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-990-9324, 613-668-1929 (cell), [email protected]; Marie-Christine Houle, Concordia University, 514-848-2424, ext.4880, 438-990-4536 (cell), [email protected]