Thursday, July 02, 2009

Rt. Hon. Roméo LeBlanc

The Government of Canada is asking citizens to fly their Canadian flags at half-mast in honour of the late Rt. Hon. Roméo LeBlanc, former governor general of Canada. Mr. LeBlanc's state funeral will be held tomorrow beginning at 11 a.m. (Atlantic time) in Memramcook. The funeral will be televised across Canada. Coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. (Atlantic time). Governor General Michaëlle Jean and Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in attendance.

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