Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

June 02, 2015 12:00 ET

Government of Canada Supports Celebrate Canada Activities in Mossbank and Moose Jaw

Member of Parliament Ray Boughen announces funding for three organizations

MOOSE JAW, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - June 2, 2015) - Department of Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada is providing a total of $8,188 in funding through the Celebrate Canada Program to three organizations for Canada Day celebrations. A list of the organizations receiving support and a breakdown of the funding is available in the backgrounder.

Ray Boughen, Member of Parliament (Palliser), 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.
  • In 2014, the Government of Canada invested in more than 1,600 projects and events across the country through the Celebrate Canada program.

Quotes

"Canada Day celebrations are an opportunity to express our national pride and celebrate living in a free, democratic, bilingual and multicultural country. On the road to the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017, let's discover and appreciate all of the things that make this the strong, proud and free country we know today."

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

"Our Government is proud to support local organizations that bring communities together to celebrate Canada Day. I invite everyone to join in the festivities and show your Canadian pride!"

- Ray Boughen, Member of Parliament (Palliser)

"Canada Day is an important celebration for the Town of Mossbank, and we greatly appreciate the support we receive from the Government of Canada. Come visit the Ambroz Blacksmith Shop, a national historic site, for a live blacksmith demonstration; view the entries at the Show N' Shine; and join in on the other festivities. We hope to see you there!"

- Gregg Nagel, Mayor of Mossbank

Related Products

  • Backgrounder

Associated Links

Celebrate Canada

Stay Connected

Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Flickr.

Backgrounder

Government of Canada Announces Support for Celebrate Canada Activities in Saskatchewan

Member of Parliament Ray Boughen announces funding for 3 organizations

Celebrate Canada Program
This program 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.
City Organization Project Amount
Mossbank Mossbank And District Museum Canada Day Celebration $300
Mossbank Town Of Mossbank 2015 Mossbank Canada Day Celebration $1,500
Moose Jaw Moose Jaw Canada Day Canada Day Celebrations $6,388
TOTAL: $8,188

Contact Information

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

    Roxanne Carriere
    A/Regional Manager, Communications
    Prairies and Northern Region
    Canadian Heritage
    204-228-8866
    roxanne.carriere@pch.gc.ca

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    media@pch.gc.ca