Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

May 14, 2008 14:47 ET

Appointment to the National Film Board of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 14, 2008) - The Honourable Josee Verner, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Status of Women and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of John Hutton as a member of the National Film Board of Canada.

"Mr. Hutton will make a welcome addition to the National Film Board of Canada," said Minister Verner. "He possesses extensive experience in a number of fields that will benefit the Board in carrying out its mandate."

Mr. Hutton has been involved in cultural industries for 35 years as an entertainer, a manager, a spokesperson, an agent, and an entrepreneur. He is a community leader who has served on numerous provincial and national boards and committees in Atlantic Canada. Mr. Hutton is currently working as a realtor with Reardon Construction and Development and Prudential Reardon Realty.

The National Film Board of Canada, created in 1939 by an act of Parliament, has a mandate to produce and distribute distinctive, culturally diverse, challenging, and relevant audiovisual works that provide Canada and the world with a unique Canadian perspective. For more information, visit the Board's website at www.nfb.ca

This news release is available on the Internet at www.canadianheritage.gc.ca under Media Room.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage,
    Status of Women and Official Languages
    Dominic Gosselin
    Press Secretary
    819-997-7788