Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

February 13, 2015 10:00 ET

Investing in Krydor's Centennial

Government of Canada provides support for grain elevator monument

KRYDOR, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - Feb. 13, 2015) - Department of Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada is providing $10,500 to the Village of Krydor under the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program.

Maurice Vellacott, Member of Parliament (Saskatoon-Wanuskewin), announced the funding today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Quick Facts

  • The Village of Krydor was incorporated in 1914.
  • To mark the centennial, the Village created a replica of a grain elevator as a permanent monument that is representative of Krydor's farming history.
  • The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program provides Canadians with more opportunities to take part in activities that present local arts and culture and celebrate local history and heritage.

Quotes

"Communities across the country are commemorating people, places and events that have marked their history, and our Government is proud to invest in these legacy projects."

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

"With this support, Krydor will have a lasting reminder of this important milestone in its history."

-Maurice Vellacott, Member of Parliament (Saskatoon-Wanuskewin)

"We are grateful to Canadian Heritage for providing the support to allow us to commemorate the 100th anniversary of our village. Farming has played an important role in building our community, and this monument is a very fitting homage to our past."

-Wendy Tanchak, Administrator, Village of Krydor

Associated Links

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Village of Krydor

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