Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

July 01, 2015 15:00 ET

Government of Canada Announces Support for Canada Day Events in Mississauga

This investment is made possible through the Celebrate Canada program

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 1, 2015) - Department of Canadian Heritage

Wladyslaw Lizon, Member of Parliament (Mississauga East-Cooksville), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced $75,000 in funding to the Corporation of the City of Mississauga to celebrate Canada Day.

This funding, provided through the Celebrate Canada program, will enable the City of Mississauga to offer Canada Day activities on July 1, 2015.

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 to 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 Mississauga."

-Wladyslaw Lizon, Member of Parliament (Mississauga East-Cooksville)

Associated Links

Celebrate Canada

History of Canada Day

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Contact Information

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

    Renee Mactaggart
    Regional Communications Director
    Ontario Region
    Canadian Heritage
    416-973-2050
    renee.mactaggart@pch.gc.ca

    Media Relations
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