Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

August 02, 2016 16:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Joly Marks the Beginning of the Canada 150 Countdown

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 2, 2016) - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be in Gatineau on Thursday to mark the start of the 150-day countdown to the year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. She will inform Canadians that a series of activities will be held over the next 150 days to build excitement and showcase Canada 150 activities in all parts of the country. Minister Joly will be joined by Julie Nesrallah from CBC/Radio-Canada.

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

The details are as follows:

DATE:
Thursday, August 4, 2016
TIME:
1:30 p.m.
PLACE:
Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec

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

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    PCH.media-media.PCH@Canada.ca