Their Excellencies to Receive Honorary Degrees from Carleton University in Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will both receive the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Carleton University, in Ottawa, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.

Their Excellencies will receive their honorary degrees at the beginning of the ceremony. They will then deliver convocation addresses to students graduating from the Faculty of Science. For more information about Carleton University, visit

The ceremony will be streamed live at:

Media wishing to cover this event should arrive at the University Fieldhouse no later than 9:15 a.m. on the day of the event.

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SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Emily Keogh, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-993-2569,; Steven Reid, Carleton University, 613-520-2600, ext. 8718, 613-265-6613 (cell),

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