Thursday, February 4, 2010

Media Advisory: Canada's Governor General Attends a Vigil of Hope at La TOHU.

Realtime transmedia storytelling during these events was made possible by Gramsclo Creator of a Realtime Collective Intelligence Transmedia with a mission to help Haïti and by Realtime Réalité Un show transmedia immersif interactif en temps réel produit au Québec.

Remerciements spéciaux à toute l'équipe du Consulat Général d'Haïti à Montréal.


Michaëlle Jean

Denis Coderre

Louise Harel

Justin Trudeau

Pauline Marois

Gilles Duceppe

Christine St-Pierre

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2010) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Jean-Daniel Lafond will attend a vigil of hope with the public on Friday, January 22, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at La TOHU circus arts centre, 2345 Jarry Street East (corner of Iberville), in Montreal.

Their Excellencies will meet with people who have been affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti and hear their stories.

The event is open to everyone. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and admission will be granted on a first come first serve basis.

The Governor General will also take part in special programming by Canadian broadcasters focussed on helping the Haitian people. The broadcasts will run on Friday, January 22, at 7:00 p.m. (English networks) and at 8:00 p.m. (French networks).

The vigil of hope is made possible through the collaboration of the organizers of "Ensemble pour Haiti" and La TOHU.

Media that wish to cover the vigil of hope are asked to arrive at La TOHU no later than 6:30 p.m. on January 22.

Please note that the Governor General will not be available for interviews during these events.

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