Parks Canada

Parks Canada

November 24, 2010 15:50 ET

Media Advisory/125th Anniversary of National Parks in Canada: Grand Finale in Banff

BANFF, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2010) - On behalf of Canada's Environment Minister, John Baird, Mr. Blake Richards, Member of Parliament (Wild Rose), will participate in a special ceremony to mark the finale of the 125th anniversary of national parks in Canada.

Mr. Richards will take part in the celebrations along with Parks Canada's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Alan Latourelle, and other noted guests, namely the Stoney Nakoda Elders, Valerie Pringle, Jan Arden and Ben Mulroney.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Thursday, November 25
   
Time: 9:15 am
   
Location: The Banff Centre
  107 Tunnel Mountain Drive,
  Banff, Alberta

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Michele Monette
    Media Relations Officer
    819-994-3023
    or
    Banff National Park
    Michelle Macullo
    Communications Officer
    403-762-1526