Official Engagements

January 2009

Thursday, 1 January 2009

On Thursday, 1 January 2009, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will welcome members of the public at the traditional New Year's Levee at Government House.

Monday, 5 January 2009

On Monday, 5 January 2009, at 6:30 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host a Dinner for invited guests at Government House in honour of the federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, The Honourable Gail Shea

Thursday, 8 January 2009

On Thursday, 8 January 2009, at 1:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will address The Rotary Club of St. John’s at The Fairmont Newfoundland.

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

On Wednesday, 14 January 2009, at 2:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Honorary Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, will present Police Exemplary Service Medals to members of the Constabulary stationed on the Northeast Avalon at a ceremony at Constabulary Headquarters. Following the Ceremony, at 4:00 p.m., he and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host a Reception for the medal recipients and other invited guests at Government House.

Thursday, 15 January 2009

On Thursday, 15 January 2009, at 10:00 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor will present Commissions to newly-appointed Queen's Counsel at a Ceremony in Government House. Following the Ceremony, he and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception for recipients and invited guests.

Friday, 16 January 2009

On Friday, 16 January 2009, at 10:30 a.m., Their Honours will attend the Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School Detachment St. John’s Graduation Parade for students of the Naval Combat Systems Technician Training Plan, at CFS St. John’s Drill Hill in Pleasantville.

At 3:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor, Patron of the Newfoundland and Labrador Division of the CNIB, and Mrs. Crosbie will host a reception for invited guests at Government House to launch CNIB’s Everyday Hero Campaign celebrating Louis Braille’s 200th Anniversary and Vision Health in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Friday, 23 January 2009

On Friday, 23 January 2009, at 8:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra Annual Big Band Show A Tribute to Peggy Lee & Buddy Holly at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Monday, 26 January 2009

On Monday, 26 January 2009, at 1:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Patron of the Royal Commonwealth Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend a Luncheon Meeting of the Society at the Holiday Inn. His Honour will be Guest Speaker and will present a scholarship cheque to Xaiver Campbell, winner of the annual Visiting Commonwealth Student Award.

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

On Tuesday, 27 January 2009, at 6:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will attend the Start and opening lecture of the annual Trudeau Mentors and Scholars Retreat at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m., His Honour will attend the Opening Dinner of the Mentors and Scholars Retreat at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland.

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

On Wednesday, 28 January 2009, at 12 noon, The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will be guests of the Community Services Council Volunteer Week Committee 2009 at a Luncheon at the Battery Hotel.

At 2:00 p.m., His Honour will participate in the Trudeau Mentors and Scholars Retreat panel discussion “Policy, Research and Social Action - The Case of Newfoundland” at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland.

At 5:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will be a guest of Dr. Eddy Campbell, Acting President and Vice-Chancellor of Memorial University of Newfoundland, at a pre-lecture Dinner honouring members of the Trudeau Foundation and Trudeau Fellow Dr. William Rees at R. Gushue Hall. Following the dinner, at 7:30 p.m., Mr. Crosbie will attend a lecture by Dr. Rees, “Are Humans Unsustainable by Nature?”, in the INCO Innovation Centre lecture theatre, Memorial University.

Saturday, 31 January 2009

On Saturday, 31 January 2009, at 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s performance of King Lear at the Arts and Culture Centre.