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Media Advisory: Lieutenant Governor to Tour the Ottawa Region

Media Advisory: Lieutenant Governor to Tour the Ottawa Region

May 29, 2019. Her Honour the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will conduct an official visit to the City of Clarence-Rockland, along with visits to Algonquin College, the Diefenbunker Museum, the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, St. Mark Catholic Highschool, St-Albert’s Cheese Co-operative, and the UNESCO world heritage site Watson’s Mill during a tour of the region from Wednesday, May 29 to Friday, May 31, 2019.

Itinerary
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
City of Ottawa

10h00            Official visit to Algonquin College
Her Honour will meet with College President Cheryl Jensen before touring the DARE (Discovery, Applied Research, and Entrepreneurship) District.
                         Media and Photo Opportunity  

15h30             Tour of the Diefenbunker Museum

 17h30             Visit to the Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre

Thursday, May 30, 2019
City of Clarence-Rockland, City of Ottawa

 08h45           Meeting with Mayor of Clarence-Rockland

 09h15            Opening of the ATG Industries Headquarters in Rockland

10h00            Community gathering at Très-Sainte-Trinité Church
Her Honour will attend a community welcome event with students and members of the Franco Ontarian community.
                         Media and Photo Opportunity

13h30             Visit to St-Albert’s Cheese Co-operative
Her Honour will tour St-Albert’s Cheese Co-operative as part of their 125th anniversary celebrations.
                          Media and Photo Opportunity

15h00             Visit and roundtable at the Shenkman Arts Centre

Friday, May 31, 2019
City of Ottawa

 08h45            Visit to the Rideau Valley Conservation

 11h30              Visit to St. Mark Catholic Highschool

14h00              Tour of UNESCO World Heritage Site Watson’s Mill
Her Honour will meet with Board members, staff, and volunteers, as well as key members of the Manotick community. Built in 1860 along the shores of the Rideau River, Watson’s Mill is active as a working flour mill and the only industrial heritage site in Ottawa.
                          Media and photo opportunity

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Contact:

Alexandra Tichinoff
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
alexandra.tichinoff@ontario.ca
416-325-7793