STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA
August 26, 2008
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to Represent Canada at the Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that His Honour the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will represent Canada at the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, to be held on September 6, 2008.
The Lieutenant Governor will travel to China instead of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada.