Vimy : Commemorations in which France is participating

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Vimy : Commemorations in which France is participating

OTTAWA, April 4th, 2007
– The Embassy of France in Canada would like to provide the media with the list of commemorations in which representatives of the French government are participating :

April 5th, 2007:

  • Ottawa : National Arts Centre : Reading of soldiers’ letters. Ambassador of France in Canada, Mr. Daniel Jouanneau, as well as other French representatives will be attending (2:30 p.m.).

April 9th, 2007 :

  • Ottawa : Unknown Soldier Monument: Ceremony which the Ambassador of France in Canada will be attending, with students from Lycée Claudel aud the Governor General (11:00 a.m.).
  • Toronto : Queen’s Park : Ceremony which the Consul General of France in Toronto, Mr. Philippe Delacroix, will be attending. (9:45a.m.).
  • Toronto : Commemorative evening event, collaboration between the Alliance française and the Culture department of Toronto
  • Regina : Wreath laying in the name of France
  • Edmonton : National Assembly of Alberta: Ceremony in which a thank you letter from the Ambassador will be read.

April 14th, 2007 :

  • Québec : Citadelle : Ceremony which Mr. François Alabrune, Consul General of France in Quebec, will be attending (11:00 a.m.).

Representatives from the French Government are available for interviews.

Information : Jean-Christophe Fleury, press Counsellor

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