Government of Canada Announces Appointment to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

GATINEAU, QC, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced the appointment of Troy Myers as Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 for a term of four years, effective March 6, 2014.

Quick Facts

  • Mr. Myers was first appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 as a member on March 5, 2013, for a four-year term.
  • Mr. Myers has been Chief Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of South Shore Public Libraries in Halifax, Nova Scotia, since 2010. He is an active member of his community and has served on the boards of a number of organizations.
  • Mr. Myers holds a Master of Library and Information Studies degree from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary's University in Halifax.
  • Located at Pier 21, a national historic site in Halifax, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 enhances public understanding of the experiences of immigrants to Canada. It also highlights the vital role immigration has played in the building of our country and the contributions of immigrants to Canada's culture, economy, and way of life.

Quotes

"I would like to thank Mr. Myers for agreeing to serve as Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. His previous service as Member of this board and his expertise will continue to be of great benefit to the Board and to the Museum".
—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

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