Government of Canada Supports Canada Day Events in Northwestern Ontario

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Government of Canada Supports Canada Day Events in Northwestern Ontario

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2015340 Views

Funding from the Celebrate Canada program helps make community events possible

June 26, 2015 – Ignace, Ontario – Department of Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada is providing $19,100 in funding to 7 organizations in the Kenora area through the Celebrate Canada program. A list of the organizations receiving support and a breakdown of the funding is available in the backgrounder.

The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources, Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario and Member of Parliament (Kenora), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Quick Facts

  • The Department of Canadian Heritage provides financial support for activities organized on specific days during the Celebrate Canada period from June 21 to July 1.
  • The Celebrate Canada period includes National Aboriginal Day on June 21, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day on June 24, Canadian Multiculturalism Day on June 27 and Canada Day on July 1.

Quotes

“As we approach the 150th anniversary of Confederation, I invite all Canadians to come out and take part in these events that celebrate our pride, our values and our accomplishments. By supporting events like these, our Government is honouring its commitment to strengthen our communities and increase public awareness about our history and heritage.”

—The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

“Canada Day is a wonderful opportunity for communities to come together to express our national pride and celebrate living in a free, democratic, bilingual and multicultural country. I am delighted that our Government is providing support for Canada Day celebrations in Northwestern Ontario.”

—The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources, Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario and Member of Parliament (Kenora)

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Associated Links

Celebrate Canada

History of Canada Day

For more information (media only), please contact:

Marisa Monnin
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
819-997-7788

Renée Mactaggart
Regional Communications Director
Ontario Region
Canadian Heritage
416-973-2050
[email protected]

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage
819-994-9101
1-866-569-6155
[email protected]

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