Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

August 02, 2016 17:46 ET

Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Jonathan Wilkinson to Mark the Start of the Canada 150 Countdown

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2016) - On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, Jonathan Wilkinson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (North Vancouver), will be in Vancouver on Thursday to announce the start of the 150-day countdown to year-long celebrations of Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation, in 2017. He 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:

Thursday, August 4, 2016
12:00 p.m.
CBC Studio - Outdoor Stage
700 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

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

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage