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December 4, 2016
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Invitation Protocol for Dignitaries


If your dignitary request is approved, it is essential that proper protocol is followed when inviting a dignitary to attend an event. Following proper protocol will increase the likelihood of your request being granted. View the invitation protocol for dignitaries below:


- Governor General, His Excellency David Johnston - Contact the Governor General

- Prime Minister of Canada, The Honourable Stephen Harper - Contact the PM

- Members of Parliament - Contact Members of Parliament

- Senators - Contact Senators

- Deputy Ministers - Contact Deputy Ministers


- Lieutenant Governor, His Honour David C. Onley - Contact the Lieutenant Governor

- Premier of Ontario, The Honourable Dalton McGuinty - Contact the Premier

- Members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario - Contact an MPP

- Deputy Ministers - Contact Deputy Ministers


- For specific protocol questions, contact the relevant municipality’s council office