Parks Canada

Parks Canada

April 17, 2008 10:55 ET

Media Advisory: Parks Canada

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada invite you to the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the national historic significance of Bonsecours Market.

Built between 1844 and 1860, Bonsecours Market reflects the rise of Montreal to metropolitan status. This imposing building of Neoclassical design, begun by architect William Footner and completed by George Browne, was, at the time, the largest structure of its kind in Canada.

The Honourable Pierre Claude Nolin, Senator, will preside over the plaque unveiling ceremony on behalf of Canada's Environment Minister, John Baird.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Monday, April 21

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Bonsecours Market
Ville-Marie Hall
350 Saint-Paul Street East
Montreal, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Parks Canada - Quebec
    Odette Lachance
    Communications Advisor