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February 16, 2018
Governor General Julie Payette to pay an official visit to Toronto Mayor John Tory
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will visit Toronto City Hall and Mayor John Tory as part of her first official visit to Ontario. The event is a photo opportunity only.

Date: Tuesday, February 20
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Location: City Hall, 100 Queen St. West, outside the main entrance

Her Excellency will be greeted by Mayor John Tory at the main doors of City Hall, where they will walk past the City of Toronto Honour Guard, which includes retired members of Toronto Paramedic Services, Toronto Fire Services, Toronto Police Service, the Toronto Transit Commission and City staff.

Following a meeting with the Mayor, the Governor General will sign the official City of Toronto Guest Book in the Mayor's Protocol Lounge and pose for a brief photo opportunity.

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