Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

May 08, 2008 16:59 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Heritage

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - On behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity), the Honourable Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board, will announce specific elements of the Historical Recognition Programs while speaking to the Ukrainian-Canadian community on Friday in Winnipeg.

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

Place: Shevchenko Foundation
Head Office
202-952 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Contact Information

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