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Media Advisory: Governor General to Celebrate The Royal Society of Canada’s 130th Anniversary

November 15, 2012

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ – In honour of The Royal Society of Canada’s
(RSC) 130(th) anniversary, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston,
Governor General of Canada, will deliver a speech at the Opening
Ceremonies of the Annual General Meeting, being held at the Ottawa
Convention Centre, on Friday, November 16, 2012, at 5 pm.

As Honorary Fellow and Patron of the RSC, His Excellency will
congratulate its Council members and new Fellows on reaching this
important milestone, and will underline how the organization’s
initiatives and intellectual leadership are helping to build a smarter
and more caring country.

About the Royal Society of Canada
Founded in 1882, the RSC is Canada’s National Academy of distinguished
scholars, artists and scientists. The RSC recognizes academic excellence and outstanding contributions to Canadian
intellectual culture; advises governments and organizations; and promotes a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada. The RSC’s three
Academies collectively consist of nearly 2 000 Fellows, men and women,
who are selected by their peers for outstanding contributions to the
natural and social sciences, in the arts and in the humanities. For
more information, please visit www.rsc-src.ca.

Media wishing to cover the event are asked to confirm their attendance
with The Royal Society of Canada.

SOURCE Royal Society of Canada, The

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