Media Opportunity - Parks Canada's Youth Ambassadors Celebrate Canada Day

OTTAWA, June 29, 2014 /CNW/ - A special opportunity to mark Canada Day and produce a story that will undoubtedly be of interest to your readers/listeners.

This past May, Parks Canada announced the two new Parks Canada Youth Ambassadors, Lindsay Little and George Woodhouse. In their role as Youth Ambassadors, these two 24 year olds will explore some of Canada's most unique and interesting places first-hand – biking, kayaking, hiking and reliving history – and share these experiences with youth in their communities and at Parks Canada locations.

As part of their mission, Lindsay, from Stirling, Ontario, and George, from Owen Sound, Ontario, will be roaming the country and sharing their vision with other young adults through social media.

Lindsay and George will be in Ottawa to celebrate Canada Day and will attend Parks Canada's planned activities as part of the Canada Day in the Capital celebrations. Join them and you will find out about a special activity they're preparing in the ByWard Market. Here's a hint: it involves a cowboy and a polar bear.

For further details on the program, please visit: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/agen/pja-yap/aj-ya.aspx

You can also follow their adventures on these social media networks:
www.twitter.com/OMGParksCan
www.facebook.com/OMGParksCan
www.youtube.com/user/ParksCanadaAgency

Image with caption: "Lindsay Little from Stirling (ON), 24, from McGill University and George Woodhouse from Owen Sound (ON), 24, from Dalhousie University (CNW Group/Parks Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140629_C1843_PHOTO_EN_4020.jpg

SOURCE: Parks Canada

For further information: To book an interview with Lindsay and George, please contact us at 1-855-862-1812 or at pc.media@pc.gc.ca.


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