Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage

April 18, 2008 10:46 ET

Secretary of State Kenney Addresses Canadian-Croatian Chamber of Commerce at 6th Annual Business Excellence Awards Evening

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 18, 2008) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity), will address members of the Canadian-Croatian Chamber of Commerce this evening at their 6th annual Business Excellence Awards Evening.

"The Government of Canada recognizes the important role that the Canadian-Croatian Chamber of Commerce has played in investing in the interests of its community," said Secretary of State Kenney. "Ensuring the full participation of all Canadians in our society, regardless of ethnicity, is important for Canada's social and economic prosperity."

Established in 1995, the Canadian-Croatian Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit business network of Croatian-Canadian businesses and professionals that promotes the development of bilateral business relations, trade, and investment opportunities between Canada and Croatia.

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
    alykhan.velshi@pch.gc.ca