Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

August 02, 2016 17:34 ET

Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Bernadette Jordan to Mark the Start of the Canada 150 Countdown

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2016) - On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament (South Shore-St. Margarets), will be in Halifax on Thursday to announce the start of the 150-day countdown to year-long celebrations of Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation, in 2017. She will inform Canadians of a series of activities that will be held over the next 150 days to build excitement and showcase Canada 150 celebration activities in all parts of the country.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

DATE:
Thursday, August 4, 2016
TIME:
2:30 p.m.
PLACE:
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
1055 Marginal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • Pierre-Olivier Herbert
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    819-997-7788

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage
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    PCH.media-media.PCH@Canada.ca