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Cranberry Portage Elementary Hosts Governor General of Canada and Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

September 27, 2019

​On September 26, Students and staff at Cranberry Portage Elementary were honoured to receive an exciting visit from Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, The Honourable Janice C. Filmon, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba and The Honourable Gary A. Filmon. 

During their visit, Her Honour Janice Filmon told students about her role as Lieutenant Governor and then opened the floor for students to ask questions. The students were engaged and asked a variety of great questions for Her Honour to answer. 

Her Excellency Julie Payette then spoke to students about her position as the Governor General of Canada, which she followed with a photo presentation and about her time as an astronaut! The students were amazed and had the chance to ask Her Excellency questions all about her job, and her time in space. 

After the presentations all of the students felt inspired and energized, and many of them are now talking about becoming astronauts!   

Thank you to Her Honour and Her Excellency for sharing their stories with our students, who were so proud to share their questions and experiences in return. The Frontier Family was honoured to have you with us! 

Check out the photo gallery below:
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