August 02, 2016 17:28 ET
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2016) - On behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament (Winnipeg South Centre), will be in Winnipeg 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.
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Pierre-Olivier HerbertPress SecretaryOffice of the Minister of Canadian Heritage819-997-7788Media RelationsCanadian Heritage819-994-91011-866-569-6155PCH.media-media.PCH@Canada.ca
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