Michaëlle Jean Foundation to visit Edmonton’s Jasper Place High School

OTTAWA—On October 25, 2013, the Rt. Hon. Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will visit Jasper Place School, where her Foundation is supporting an academic achievement and youth engagement project in Edmonton. The visit will take place between 10:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. at the high school located at 8950 – 163 Street.box2

Accompanied by TD Michaëlle Jean Bursary 2013 recipient Julia Dalman, Madame Jean will participate in the school’s 2nd annual Re-Skill Fair: a series of cultural activities with over 150 students, teachers, artists, and senior citizens, designed to transmit critical life-skills to youth. Centered in the school’s Global Café, the activities will highlight the unique and innovative ways in which underserved youth in Edmonton are being empowered to succeed academically and transform their communities through the arts. For more information.

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