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Lieutenant Governor to Deliver Ontario Speech from the Throne

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Lieutenant Governor to Deliver Ontario Speech from the Throne

Office of the Premier

Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will deliver the Speech from the Throne on Thursday, July 12, 2018. This will open the first Session of the 42nd Parliament of Ontario.

The public will be able to watch the proceedings on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario's television channel and website. The event will also be live-streamed on the Premier's official YouTube channel and on the Premier's website

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario's Broadcast and Recording Service will provide a pool feed of the procession and the reading of the Speech from the Throne to members of the Queen's Park Press Gallery. 

Date:Thursday, July 12, 2018 
Time:1:55 pm — Lieutenant Governor's procession to the Legislative Chamber 
Location:Fixed position 1: Outside Room 247 
Fixed position 2: Outside Legislative Chamber 
Time:2:00 pm — Speech from the Throne 
Location:Queen's Park, Legislative Chamber 

Instructions for media on site: 

  • Media are asked to be in their fixed positions no later than 1:40 pm 
  • Media must register and provide accreditation upon arrival 
  • Non-accredited media must report to the Media Centre Inquiry Office, Room 149 in the west wing, for media passes 
  • No parking available on site

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