Unveiling the Program for the 40th Edition of Winterlude

by pmnationtalk on January 12, 201826 Views

OTTAWA – The Honorable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (Ottawa Centre), on behalf of the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will take part in a press conference on Monday to announce the program for the 40th edition of Winterlude. Minister McKenna will be accompanied by Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, and Louise Boudrias, Deputy Mayor, Ville de Gatineau.

Minister McKenna will also be joined by world-renowned Canadian performer André-Philippe Gagnon, as well as:

  • The Ice Hogs
  • The PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots
  • The Governor General’s Foot Guards
  • Students from Nunavut Sivuniksavut

Winterlude will be taking place in Ottawa–Gatineau from February 2 to 19, with all sites open on Family Day.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:


Monday, January 15, 2018


11:00 a.m.


Canada Science and Technology Museum
1867 St-Laurent Boulevard
Ottawa, Ontario

For more information (media only), please contact:

Simon Ross
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage


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