Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

April 25, 2008 11:54 ET

The Government of Canada Congratulates Winners of Black Business and Professional Association's 2008 Harry Jerome Awards

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 25, 2008) - The Honourable Donald H. Oliver, Senator, on behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity), will join the Black Business Professional Association for the 2008 Harry Jerome Awards celebration tomorrow.

"On behalf of the Government of Canada, congratulations to the 2008 recipients of the Harry Jerome Awards," said Secretary of State Kenney. "Your distinguished achievements serve as an inspiration to us all."

"Organizations such as the Black Business and Professional Association, and recognition like the Harry Jerome Awards, play an important role in acknowledging the outstanding contributions of the black community in Canada," said Mr. Oliver.

The Government of Canada is committed to reaching out to all Canadians and is developing lasting relationships with ethnic and religious communities in Canada. It encourages these communities to participate fully in Canadian society by enhancing their level of economic, social, and cultural integration.

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

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Jason Kenney, PC, MP
    Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity)
    Alykhan Velshi
    Director of Communications
    alykhan_velshi@pch.gc.ca