Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

May 08, 2008 16:58 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Heritage

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 8, 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 Ukrainian-Canadian community on Friday 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: Friday, May 9

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Place: Stanley Barracks
115 Princes' Boulevard
2nd floor
Special Exhibits Room
Toronto, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Alykhan Velshi
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Jason Kenney, PC, MP
    Secretary of State
    (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity)
    kennej5@parl.gc.ca / Cell.: 613 867-0255