OTTAWA, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will attend the D-Day commemorative ceremony at Willow Park Armoury (new location) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on June 6, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.
Halifax is a meaningful location that represents the end of the train journey across Canada and the departure point for many of our soldiers heading to war. This important commemorative event will pay tribute to the sacrifices made by Canadians on D-Day and throughout the war.
Media wishing to obtain photos of the visit can contact the Rideau Hall Press Office.
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For further information: media information: In Halifax, Natalie Babin Dufresne, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-324-0304 (cell), [email protected]; In Ottawa, Valérie Gervais, Press Secretary for the Governor General, 613-697-9304 (cell), [email protected]