Parks Canada

Parks Canada

October 13, 2005 10:00 ET

Parks Canada/Media Advisory

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 13, 2005) - The Honourable Stephane Dion, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for 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 the Church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense.

Since its construction in 1918-1919, the Church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense has been closely associated with the Italian community of Montreal. Artist Guido Nincheri drew up the plans and created the interior of the church.

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

The details are as follows:



Date: Sunday, October 16

Time: Noon

Location: The Church of Notre-Dame-de-la-Defense
6800 Henri-Julien Avenue
Montreal, Quebec

Note: A mass at 11:00 am will precede the ceremony.


Contact Information

  • Parks Canada
    Odette Lachance
    Communications Advisor
    (418) 648-4167