Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

March 07, 2008 20:44 ET

Secretary of State Kenney Attends Multicultural Society of Pakistani Canadians Gala

THORNHILL, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 7, 2008) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity), will attend the Silver Anniversary Grand Gala Fundraising Dinner to be held by the Multicultural Society of Pakistani Canadians on Saturday, March 8, 2008.

"The Government of Canada recognizes the valuable contribution of the Pakistani community to Canadian society," said Secretary of State Kenney. "One of the cornerstones of our pluralistic society is that all citizens benefit from equality under the law, regardless of their cultural or religious background."

The Government of Canada is committed to reaching out to all Canadians and is developing lasting relationships with ethnic and religious communities in Canada. It encourages these communities to participate fully in Canadian society by enhancing their level of economic, social, and cultural integration.

(This news release is available on the Internet at www.canadianheritage.gc.ca under Media Room.)

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Jason Kenney, PC, MP
    Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity)
    Alykhan Velshi
    Director of Communications
    819-934-1122