Lieutenant Governor to visit Georgian Bay and Wahnapitae First Nation


May 23, 2019. Her Honour the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will conduct official visits to the Township of Georgian Bay and Wahnapitae First Nation during a tour of the region from Thursday, May 23 to Friday, May 24, 2019.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
MacTier, Township of Georgian Bay

10:45           Meeting with His Worship Mr. Peter Koetsier, Mayor of Georgian Bay

11:15             Ribbon cutting of Royal Hudson 2850 mural in MacTier
Her Honour will join artist Tim Nijenhuis, local students, and members of the public at a ribbon cutting of a restoration of the Royal Hudson 2850 steam train mural commemorating the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to the region. May 23rd, 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of this occasion.
                       Media and Photo opportunity

12:00            Community reception at MacTier Public Library

12h45            Roundtable with Mayor and Township Council

13h30            Tour of the MacTier Heritage Railway Museum

 14h00           Visit to MacTier Public School

 Friday, May 24, 2019
Wahnapitae First Nation

 09h00            Meeting with Chief Larry Roque

 10h00            Opening ceremony and traditional feast

Contact: Alexandra Tichinoff
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
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