News Feed Item

Their Excellencies to Take Part in Clara's Big Ride During Visit to Arnprior

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 -- Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be in Arnprior, Ontario, on June 30, 2014, to show their support for Clara Hughes' efforts to raise awareness of mental health issues.

Their Excellencies will first meet with His Worship David Reid, Mayor of Arnprior. Her Excellency will then stop at Community Living Renfrew County South while the Governor General visits Arnprior Aerospace Inc. Finally, Their Excellencies will hop on their bicycles and join Olympic medallist Clara Hughes, O.C., O.M., when she arrives in the city for Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk.

"Sharon and I are looking forward to discovering the Town of Arnprior and to cycling alongside Clara as she approaches the end of her incredible journey across the country," said the Governor General. "Like her, we believe it is essential to better understand mental illness and to fight its associated prejudices. Too many people still suffer in silence."

Here is Their Excellencies' detailed itinerary:

1:30 p.m.
Courtesy Call with His Worship David Reid, Mayor of Arnprior
Their Excellencies will meet with the Mayor and his spouse, Mrs. Tracey
Reid, to discuss the town's priorities, successes and challenges. They will
then meet with members of the town's council. For more information on the
town of Arnprior, visit www.arnprior.ca.
Town Hall, 105 Elgin St. W., Arnprior
PHOTO OP - Upon the arrival of Their Excellencies and at the meeting with
the town's council

2 p.m.
Visit to Arnprior & District Museum
Their Excellencies will meet with museum curator and director Janet Carlile
for a brief tour to learn more about the history of the town.
35 Madawaska St., Arnprior

2:30 p.m.
Her Excellency Sharon Johnston Visits Community Living Renfrew County South
Mrs. Johnston and Mrs. Tracey Reid will visit this non-profit charitable
organization which advocates for individuals with disabilities to be fully
included in all aspects of community life. Her Excellency will meet with
individuals who receive support through the different programs offered by
the organization.

Community Living Renfrew County South is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
It was established in 1964, by a grassroots group of concerned parents and
citizens interested in assisting people with developmental disabilities. It
offers support and services for adults and youth with developmental
disabilities, and their families. For more information, visit www.clrcs.com.
Community Living Renfrew County South, 106 McGonigal St. W., Unit 100,
PHOTO OP - At the end of the visit when Her Excellency will highlight the
50th anniversary of the centre, at approximately 3:15 p.m.

2:45 p.m.
Visit to Arnprior Aerospace Inc.
The Governor General will visit the facility to meet with officials and

Arnprior Aerospace specializes in products and services geared towards the
aerospace and defence industries. The company employs 400 staff engaged in
design, close tolerance fabrication, precision machining, special
processing, assembly, kitting, and integration of products. The company
manufactures over 900 000 parts. For more information, visit
107 Baskin Dr. E., Arnprior
PHOTO OP - Upon the arrival of the Governor General

5:30 p.m.
Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk
Their Excellencies will cycle approximately 1.2 km with Clara Hughes from
Elgin Street to Robert Simpson Park. Once they have arrived at the park, the
Governor General will take part in a special presentation to recognize Ms.
Hughes for her exceptional accomplishments.

On July 1, Canada's six-time cycling and speed-skating Olympic medallist
Clara Hughes will conclude her 110-day cycling journey across Canada in
support of local mental health initiatives by community groups, schools and
other local organizations. Ms. Hughes has visited every province and
territory in Canada to help raise national awareness of mental health and
end the stigma surrounding mental illness. Clara's Big Ride began on March
14, 2014, in Toronto, and will conclude on Canada Day, in Ottawa. For more
information, visit www.clarasbigride.bell.ca.
Robert Simpson Park, Arnprior

Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter.

Julie Rocheleau
Rideau Hall Press Office
[email protected]

Michael Wildman
Town of Arnprior
613-623-4231, ext. 234
[email protected]

Jacqueline Michelis
Bell Media Relations
613 785-1427
[email protected]

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Impiger Technologies will exhibit in Booth #109 at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Impiger Technologies is a world-class, enterprise software product engineering company specializing in Mobile Application Development, Cloud Applications, Microsoft Technology Solutions, Web Technology and Telecom Services. Impiger Technologies helps enterprises improve busi...
Intelligent machines are here. Robots, self-driving cars, drones, bots and many IoT devices are becoming smarter with Machine Learning. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Sudha Jamthe, CEO of IoTDisruptions.com, will discuss the next wave of business disruption at the junction of IoT and AI, impacting many industries and set to change our lives, work and world as we know it.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to focus on the core of their online busine...
In the 21st century, security on the Internet has become one of the most important issues. We hear more and more about cyber-attacks on the websites of large corporations, banks and even small businesses. When online we’re concerned not only for our own safety but also our privacy. We have to know that hackers usually start their preparation by investigating the private information of admins – the habits, interests, visited websites and so on. On the other hand, our own security is in danger bec...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), sponsor of the IoTivity open source project, and AllSeen Alliance, which provides the AllJoyn® open source IoT framework, today announced that the two organizations’ boards have approved a merger under the OCF name and bylaws. This merger will advance interoperability between connected devices from both groups, enabling the full operating potential of IoT and representing a significant step towards a connected ecosystem.
Kubernetes, Docker and containers are changing the world, and how companies are deploying their software and running their infrastructure. With the shift in how applications are built and deployed, new challenges must be solved. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Sebastian Scheele, co-founder of Loodse, will discuss the implications of containerized applications/infrastructures and their impact on the enterprise. In a real world example based on Kubernetes, he will show how to ...
November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Penta Security is a leading vendor for data security solutions, including its encryption solution, D’Amo. By using FPE technology, D’Amo allows for the implementation of encryption technology to sensitive data fields without modification to schema in the database environment. With businesses having their data become increasingly more complicated in their mission-critical applications (such as ERP, CRM, HRM), continued ...
Enterprises have been using both Big Data and virtualization for years. Until recently, however, most enterprises have not combined the two. Big Data's demands for higher levels of performance, the ability to control quality-of-service (QoS), and the ability to adhere to SLAs have kept it on bare metal, apart from the modern data center cloud. With recent technology innovations, we've seen the advantages of bare metal erode to such a degree that the enhanced flexibility and reduced costs that cl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Embotics, the cloud automation company, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Embotics is the cloud automation company for IT organizations and service providers that need to improve provisioning or enable self-service capabilities. With a relentless focus on delivering a premier user experience and unmatched customer support, Embotics is the fas...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudbric, a leading website security provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Cloudbric is an elite full service website protection solution specifically designed for IT novices, entrepreneurs, and small and medium businesses. First launched in 2015, Cloudbric is based on the enterprise level Web Application Firewall by Penta Security Sys...
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
Governments around the world are adopting Safe Harbor privacy provisions to protect customer data from leaving sovereign territories. Increasingly, global companies are required to create new instances of their server clusters in multiple countries to keep abreast of these new Safe Harbor laws. Is it worth it? In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Adam Rogers, Managing Director of Anexia, Inc., will discuss how to keep your data legal and still stay in business.
In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Nick Son, Vice President of Cyber Risk & Public Sector at Coalfire, will discuss the latest information on the FedRAMP Program. Topics will cover: FedRAMP Readiness Assessment Report (RAR). This new process is designed to streamline and accelerate the FedRAMP process from the traditional timeline by initially focusing on technical capability instead of documentation preparedness. FedRAMP for High-impact level systems. Early in 2016 FedRAMP officially publishe...
Qosmos, the market leader for IP traffic classification and network intelligence technology, has announced that it will launch the Launch L7 Viewer at CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley, being held November 1 – 3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The L7 Viewer is a traffic analysis tool that provides complete visibility of all network traffic that crosses a virtualized infrastructure, up to Layer 7. It facilitates and accelerates common IT tasks such as VM migra...