Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

April 14, 2014 13:13 ET

Government of Canada Announces Reappointment to the National Battlefields Commission

GATINEAU, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - Department of Canadian Heritage

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover today announced the reappointment of André Beaudet as Secretary of the National Battlefields Commission for a term of five years, effective June 22, 2014.

Quick Facts

  • Mr. Beaudet was first appointed as Secretary of the National Battlefields Commission on June 22, 2009.
  • Mr. Beaudet holds a Master's degree in Political Science from Université Laval.
  • The National Battlefields Commission (NBC) is responsible for the acquisition, administration, governance, and development of Battlefields Park, which includes the Plains of Abraham and Des Braves Park. The NBC enables Canadians to enjoy the first national historic urban park in Canada and one of the most prestigious parks in the world.

Quotes

"I am delighted to announce that Mr. Beaudet has agreed to continue serving with distinction as Secretary of the National Battlefields Commission. His proven leadership, knowledge, and commitment to the Commission will continue to be highly valuable to the organization."

-Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

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National Battlefields Commission

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  • Marisa Monnin
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    Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    and Official Languages
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