Canada Pavilion at the Newfoundland Home Show



    ST. JOHN'S, May 1 /CNW/ - The Canada Pavilion will be featured at the
Newfoundland Home Show in St. John's, Newfoundland, from April 30 to May 3,
2009.
    Presented by the Government of Canada, the Canada Pavilion provides an
excellent opportunity for Canadians and visitors to learn more about the
programs and services offered to them and to find out more about the
government's priorities.
    This year's Canada Pavilion theme will be the Vancouver 2010 Winter
Games, an international event that will give this country a unique opportunity
to showcase itself to the world.
    Canada Pavilion visitors will learn more about the Winter Games coming to
Vancouver through a series of educational displays and interactive activities.
Come and test your abilities with the Memory Game on Vancouver 2010, find out
when the Torch Relay will come near your community on our giant map and
Internet station, take a closer look at an Olympic bobsleigh, a Paralympic ski
display and an Olympic Torch prototype.
    Visitors will also have the chance to personally meet Miga, Quatchi and
Sumi, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games mascots who will be on hand to entertain
the young and young at heart.
    Each year, the Canada Pavilion visits 10 communities across Canada. As
the flagship exhibit of the Government of Canada Exhibitions Program, the
Pavilion has won numerous prizes since its creation in 2000 and provided
information to more than six million visitors.

    For more information on Government of Canada programs and services, visit
canada.gc.ca or call toll-free at 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232). For more
information on the Government of Canada Exhibitions Program and its 2009-2010
tour, visit http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/expo/.

    
    /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available on
    the CNW Photo Network and archived at http://photos.newswire.ca.
    Additional archived images are also available on the CNW Photo Archive
    website at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited
    members of the media/
    




For further information:

For further information: Lucie Cote, Program Manager, Government of
Canada, Exhibitions Program, (613) 992-4986, Lucie.cote@PWGSC-TPSGC.gc.ca


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