Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

May 09, 2008 17:41 ET

Media advisory: Canadian Heritage

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 9, 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 Sunday in Richmond.

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: Sunday, May 11

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Place: Shiang Garden
4540 No. 3 Road
Richmond, British Columbia

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