Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

May 07, 2008 18:33 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Heritage

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity), will announce specific elements of the Historical Recognition Programs while speaking to the Chinese-Canadian community on Thursday in Toronto.

The Historical Recognition Programs, announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in June 2006, will provide opportunities for all communities affected by wartime measures or immigration restrictions to have their experiences acknowledged and to highlight their contribution to the building of Canada.

Media are invited to contact Alykhan Velshi (contact information below) to arrange an interview or for further details.


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



Date: Thursday, May 8

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place: Monument to Chinese Railroad Workers
North Linear Park,
(west of Rogers Centre, east of Spadina Avenue,
south of Front Street)
Toronto, Ontario


Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Jason Kenney, PC, MP
    Secretary of State
    (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity)
    Alykhan Velshi
    Director of Communications
    alykhan_velshi@pch.gc.ca