Janice Filmon will be sworn in as Manitoba’s lieutenant-governor on June 19


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Manitoba’s next lieutenant- governor will be sworn in June 19.

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Manitoba’s next lieutenant- governor will be sworn in June 19.

Janice Filmon officially takes over from Lt-Gov. Philip Lee at a special ceremony in the legislative assembly chamber Friday, June 19 at 2:30 p.m.

The oath of office will be administered by Chief Justice Richard Chartier. Filmon, a recipient of the Order of Canada and the Order of Manitoba, was appointed to the position by Prime Minister Stephen Harper earlier this year.

Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press Janice Filmon, who was appointed lieutenant-governor of Manitoba, photographed at the Famous Five and Nellie McClung statue that she helped to bring to the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building.
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