Lieutenant Governor to visit communities in Northern Ontario

Lieutenant Governor to visit communities in Northern Ontario

 August 14, 2018. Her Honour the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will conduct official visits to the Town of Moosonee, Moose Cree First Nation, City of Timmins, and Esker Lakes Provincial Park during a tour of the region from Tuesday, August 14 to Friday, August 17, 2018.


Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Town of Moosonee and Moose Cree First Nation

10:15  a.m. –   Meet with Wayne Taipale, Mayor of Town of Moosonee and tour of town
12:00 p.m. –   Lunch meeting with mayor and community members
 Town of Moosonee Council Office
 5 First Street, Moosonee, P0L 1Y0
Media and photo opportunity

2:30 p.m. –    Boat tour of James Bay and migratory bird sanctuary


Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Moose Cree First Nation and City of Timmins

 9:30 a.m. –    Moose Cree First Nation tour
11:00 a.m. –    Traditional meal at Cree Cultural Interpretation Centre
Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre
49 Pehdabun Rd, Moose Factory, P0L 1W0
Media and photo opportunity

3:00 p.m. –    Misiway Milopemahtesewin Health Centre tour
The Lieutenant Governor will tour the health centre and meet with Executive Director, Rachel Cull to discuss trauma healing, land-based programming, and health promotion
Misiway Milopemahtesewin Community Health Centre
130 Wilson Ave, Timmins, P4N 2S9
Media and Photo Opportunity


Thursday, August 16, 2018

City of Timmins and Esker Lakes Provincial Park

  9:00 a.m. –   Meet with Steven Black, Mayor of City of Timmins
10:00 a.m. –   Tour of Living Space Resource Hub and Centre
10:30 a.m.
–   Roundtable with stakeholders on homelessness and health care
Timmins Museum National Exhibition Centre
325 2ndAvenue, Timmins, P4N 8A4
Media and photo opportunity

  3:30 p.m. –  Visit to Outland camp at Esker Lakes Provincial Park
Esker Lakes Provincial Park
Highway 672, Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3K4
Photo opportunity

Friday, August 17, 2018

City of Timmins

 10:30 a.m. –  Tour and roundtable at Northern College
The Lieutenant Governor will tour the Northern College campus and participate in a roundtable discussion on applied research, and the role of community in education programming
Northern College
4715 Highway 101, East, South Porcupine, P0N 1H0
Media and photo opportunity



Alexandra Tichinoff
Office of the
Lieutenant Governor

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