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Ottawa: The Governor General discusses “How do we get back to the stage?” with Patrick Huard and Colm Feore on June 29

Thursday, June 25, 2020

On behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, we are pleased to invite you to join us for two virtual conversations between the Governor General and actors Patrick Huard and Colm Feore. The conversations will focus on the particular impacts the pandemic has had on the entertainment industry and those who work in it.

How do we get back on stage in these uncertain times for the performing arts?

A discussion with Patrick Huard and Colm Feore


Patrick Huard, Comedian, Actor, Director

Colm Feore, O.C., Actor

Date:                  Monday, June 29, 2020

Time:                  11:30 a.m. EDT (French) and 12 p.m. EDT (English)

Tune in here: (French at 11:30 a.m. EDT) (English at 12 p.m. EDT)

These live virtual conversations are part of a series of dialogues on various topics between the Governor General and Canadians from different backgrounds.

In addition to being accessible via the links provided above, the conversations will be live-streamed on the GG Julie Payette YouTube channel and the GGJuliePayette Facebook account on Monday, June 29, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. EDT (French) and 12 p.m. EDT (English). The conversations will be recorded and available to watch via the same platforms in the days following the event, in case you are not able to tune in live.

Do you have a question to ask?

Should you have a question for the Governor General or her guests relating to this topic, we invite you to submit it by replying to this email. Please keep your question short and concise (e.g.: 100 words). We would also ask you to include your hometown in your message. A list of questions will be compiled and sent to the Governor General and her guests for their consideration as they prepare for the conversations.

You can also submit questions in the live chats on YouTube and Facebook during the conversations, which the Governor General and her guests may answer. Please note that, depending on the volume of questions received, they may not be able to answer all questions during the live conversations.

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