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Les Fleurons Glorieux

November 7, 2011

Governor General to Participate in a Celebration of Thanks to Members of the Canadian Forces

OTTAWA — In recognition of our Canadian Forces, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will attend the gala Les Fleurons Glorieux, on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at Windsor Station, in Montréal, Quebec, at 6:30 p.m.

As commander-in-chief of Canada, His Excellency will show support to members of the Canadian Forces and extend his appreciation for the work accomplished by Canadian Forces members in Afghanistan and in other missions around the world.

About Les Fleurons Glorieux Gala
Les Fleurons Glorieux will unite Montréal’s business leaders with influential members of the arts, military, political and sports communities in a national celebration of gratitude to our Canadian Forces members—having reached the end of a long combat mission in Afghanistan—for their dedication and sacrifices. The final rotation, comprised of troops primarily from Quebec, will be honoured during this special evening. For more information, visit


Media information:

Christelle Legault
Rideau Hall Press Office

Jennifer Roman
Les Fleurons Glorieux

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